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Convention: O'Reilly attacks critics; Trump's party crashing

A look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens:

An angry Bill O'Reilly defended himself Wednesday against critics who suggested he was justifying slavery with his assertion that slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government.".

Calling slavery an "abomination," the Fox News Channel host said his statement was "not a justification, not a defense of slavery. Anyone who implies a soft-on-slavery message is beneath contempt."

O'Reilly had made the comment the previous night while discussing First Lady Michelle Obama's convention speech, where she said she woke up...