Bill O’Reilly’s book included in care packages to troops in Afghanistan, subsequently burned

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Man, as much as I hate Bill O'Reilly, I think this might make him cry, and that, friends, is a truly pathetic tableau to imagine. Troops in Afghanistan, upon receiving copies of O'Reilly's new book, burned 'em to a crisp.

"Some jerk sent us two boxes of this awful book (SPOILER ALERT: George Washington — Patriot; George Soros — Pinhead) instead of anything soldiers at a remote outpost in Afghanistan might need, like, say, food or soap. Just burned the whole lot of them on my Commander's orders."

The above comes from Everqueer, a Tumblr run by a soldier currently stationed in Afghanistan. Now, as much as I abhor violence towards books on an ideological basis, Bill O'Reilly gets published while better authors starve, so fuck it.

It's doubly funny to me that instead of using them for toilet paper (though if his abrasive on-air nature is any indication, O'Reilly's books must be terrible for that purpose), or even trying to actually read the things, they simply burned the fuck out of them. Just goes to show that there are people who really can't stand Bill O'Reilly, and that those people aren't always who you'd expect them to be.