More Flashback Fun with Fox’s Star Commentator
But it’s apparently not the first time O’Reilly has used the term to describe illegal immigrants from Mexico. According to a report in the Jan. 5, 2003 edition of The Morning Call of Allentown, Penn., O’Reilly criticized the Immigration and Naturalization Service for not keeping “the wetbacks” out of the U.S.
And from the Washington Post,
Members of the “Best Men,” as the sixth-to-eighth-grade boys in the program are called, were delayed getting onstage to perform a lip-synced rendition of the Four Tops standard “Reach Out (I’ll Be There).” O’Reilly ad-libbed: “Does anyone know where the Best Men are? I hope they’re not in the parking lot stealing our hubcaps.”