• Bill O'Reilly boasted about his Irish heritage to argue white privilege doesn't apply to him - and Irish people are having none of it

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly tweeted from Ireland about his ancestors fleeing to the US during the Irish famine.
    He said that this heritage meant he was exempt from accusations of "white privilege."
    But Irish Twitter users weren't having it, with one popular musician and comedian saying that people should not be allowed to "use our history of oppression to further white supremacy."
    Twitter users condemned O'Reilly's conservative views and attitudes towards immigration, telling him that he was not welcome in the country.
    They also took issue with O'Reilly classifying his ancestors as...
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