Wednesday night on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” host David Letterman welcomed Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly, who he took to task for his bias against President Barack Obama and his unwillingness to give the president credit for the things that he has accomplished.
O’Reilly alleged that Cheney’s policy of waterboarding detainees led to the capture of the al-Qaeda leader, “Because of waterboarding, we got the information that led us to bin Laden’s driver, who they picked up in Pakistan and led us to the compound. So you might say that Cheney did do something that led to bin Laden’s demise because he was behind the waterboarding.”
That claim that was refuted by Arizona Senator John McCain (R) in May of last year. In the end, both Letterman and O’Reilly agreed that the War in Iraq, however, was a failure and a distraction from the real security threats that face our country.
Then Letterman asked O’Reilly why President Obama doesn’t get more credit for the things he has accomplished. O’Reilly tried to counter that while the President has done a good job on foreign policy, he’s botched the economy.