Distract, Retract, Distract


“O’Reilly is a skilled media tactician and knows how to shift mass media attention and therefore our conversations in exactly the direction of his choice.


In Congresswoman Waters’ remarks during what is known as the CBC’s “Special Order Hour,” with back-to-back speeches on select topics, Congresswoman Waters breaks down this administration destructiveness in name and in number like only Congresswoman Waters can.”


The Words From Rep. Maxine Waters That Bill O’Reilly Didn’t Want You To Hear
Ayofemi Kirby, Opinion, The Huffington Post





With the media riled by O’Reilly
they were played when he ever so slyly
drew attention away
from her speech of the day
by dismissing Ms. Waters entirely.

© 2017 Susan E. Eckenrode



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