Bill O'Reilly and Kirsten Powers mired in race debate

Bill O'Reilly, Kirsten Powers, and Monica Crowley discussed race in America on The O’Reilly Factor Tuesday night (video here).  What might have been just another ho-hum segment on the never-ending topic turned into a scene out of a Samuel Beckett play.  O'Reilly and Powers entered the absurd zone when the host accused the blond pundit of making snorting sounds while Crowley was talking.  O'Reilly told her to "knock it off" and show some respect.  The accusation rattled Powers so much she immediately denied the charge and responded, "Why don't you knock it off, Bill?" But the climactic moment came when Powers insisted that "a lot of people" in America are still racist.  She called racism "a serious issue." "I don't know why you are so unable to see that," she said to O'Reilly. O'Reilly told Powers that if she can't see the narrative being "sold" by...(Read Full Post)