Bill O'Reilly on 'The View' speaks 'harsh realities'

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Now that the ladies of "The View" have taken their stand, or "walk" as it may be, Bill O'Reilly addresses the controversy from Thursday's (Oct. 14) talk show.

In his "Controversial View" FOX News memo, he recaps the events: How he's promoting his book "Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama," how he brought up Obama's poll numbers and the mosque at Ground Zero on "The View."

He then plays the clips of the argument, Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar walking out and then Barbara Walters commenting, "You have just seen what should not happen. We should be able to have discussions without washing our hands and screaming and walking off stage. I love my colleagues, but that should not have happened."

This is what he has to say after the whole to-do: