Glenn Beck appeared on Bill O'Reilly's show Tuesday night and taunted the Fox News host, telling him to call President Obama "a Marxist."
O'Reilly played a new radio ad released by the Obama campaign in which snippets from the president's speeches were set to background music that included the line, "we've got your back."
When O'Reilly asked Beck what he thought of the new ad, the GBTV chief said the problem was twofold. "In that ad they talked about…'We’ve got your back, Mr. President.' Isn’t the president supposed to have our back?,” Beck asked. “Isn‘t he the guy who’s supposed to be the guy who ensures that he’s watching our liberty and our life so nobody comes and kills our family or kills us and nobody can scoop us off the streets in the middle of the night?"
Beck also questioned Obama's leadership ability. "Listen to what he's saying," Beck said of Obama's statements used in the ad. "A real leader doesn't...suck you in and say, 'Depend on me, depend on me.' A real leader says, 'You're better than this. you can strive.'"
"I know," O'Reilly said. "But that's the difference between you and me and Barack Obama. Barack Obama is a big government guy."
"Come on, say the M-word. Say the M-word. Say it. He's a Marxist. Say it, Bill!" Beck said. "After he loses to Mitt Romney, will you then say it?"
O'Reilly laughed and said, "No, I don't think he's a Marxist, Beck. I think he's a dedicated, liberal man who wants the government to call the shots." He later added, "Does this make you feel better? He's the most liberal president, ever."
"You answer prayers!" Beck said. "I asked for a little bit of sanity from Bill O'Reilly and you answered. Thank you, Lord," Beck said.
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