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Bill O’Reilly exchanges friendly barbs with Jimmy Fallon during appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

Bill O’Reilly and Jimmy Fallon got along just fine during the Fox News host’s appearance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show” Friday. But if you took some of their banter out of context, you might be persuaded their conversation was anything but friendly.

For instance, at one point during their chat, O’Reilly told Fallon, “You were a pansy altar boy.”

Not to be outdone, Fallon told O’Reilly toward the end of the interview, “You’re one of the best morons out there.”

Taken in context, however, these comments were far less confrontational then they appear. To see why, you’ll just have to watch the video.

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