Bill O’Reilly and Univision’s Jorge Ramos agreed with one another completely on the notion that the press in the United States are too “cozy with power.” However, the Friday interview quickly became more rigid when Ramos accused O’Reilly of displaying “bias” in his news coverage.
“We all have biases. You have your own biases, I mean whenever you are covering Obamacare or Benghazi or supporting the Republican Party more than the Democratic Party,” Ramos said.
“Whoa, whoa, whoa,” O’Reilly interrupted. “Have you ever seen me do a softball interview with anybody?”
Ramos admitted he had seen some of the host’s “tough interviews,” but said “I’ve also seen you support more Republicans than Democrats.”
“Maybe editorially, never in an interview,” O’Reilly shot back.
The real problem with American media, O’Reilly said, is that big news corporations are willing to compromise its objectivity in order to maintain “access” to politicians and those in power.
The two also discussed immigration reform in the interview: