During the opening segment of his Fox News Channel program Thursday evening, host Bill O'Reilly looked back on his tense debate with the ladies of "The View" earlier in the day, during which co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar walked off the set. In defending his position against the building of a mosque at Ground Zero, O'Reilly invited conservative radio commentator Laura Ingraham to weigh in. Ingraham called the walk-out "mind-blowing" and ventured that the stunt may have been "contrived," however O'Reilly denied the claim, saying he hadn't expected it to happen.
Across the cablesphere, Joy Behar took to her HLN soapbox, defending her actions against O'Reilly and his "hate speech." Her counterpart guest: former Gov. Jesse "The Body" Ventura.
Meanwhile, Glenn wonders why no one ever walks off his show: