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09/25/2014 10:54 am ET Updated Sep 25, 2014

Bill O'Reilly Defends Obama On Fox News And Fox News Hosts Don't Know What To Do

Bill O'Reilly shook things up Thursday morning and defended President Obama to a crew of his Fox News colleagues for what is now being called the infamous "Latte Salute" (#LatteSalute).

Obama was hit with criticism Wednesday when he was seen stepping off Marine One and saluting military officers with a coffee cup in his hand.

The "Fox & Friends" co-hosts were naturally very troubled by this. To their surprise though, Bill O'Reilly didn't seem to lose any sleep over it.

"Once in a while, you gotta cut him a little slack," O'Reilly said. "He didn't mean anything malevolent."

The "Fox & Friends" co-hosts weren't having that response, however, and pushed O'Reilly for a more typical O'Reilly response:

"Don't you think it's odd that he's going to the global warming summit with a styrofoam cup?" Steve Doocy asked.

"But you understand why it's bothering??" Hasselbeck followed up.

O'Reilly's response: "Don't sweat the small stuff."

Wait, did we hear that correctly?

Watch the video to see the full clip on Fox News.

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