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Here’s Bill O’Reilly throwing an actual tantrum, for old times’ sake

As the world continues to mourn celebrate the firing of William James “Bill” O’Reilly from his long reign at Fox News, we thought it as good a time as ever to revisit this rare clip of the former host showing his true colors.

Now that the sexual harassment claims have piled up at his feet, the world has more of an idea of what kind of man O’Reilly is when the cameras are off. And that’s really saying something, as he’s not a whole lot better when they’re on.

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Still, the even-keeled, populist pragmatist he played on TV for so many years should be seen for what it is — a character.

Here’s how we’ll choose to remember him: