On last night’s “O’Reilly Factor,” Bill O’Reilly argued that Justin Combs, football star and son of Sean “Diddy” Combs, shouldn’t be taking a merit scholarship to UCLA. “[Sean Combs] could set a great example here. We know about the meritocracy.. . . Kid earned it, kid’s got it.... And now they step up and they say, ‘You know what, we got $500 million, we can pay the $54K ourselves, so we’re going to decline the scholarship and give it to somebody else.” Let’s see here: On Tuesday morning, O’Reilly endorses the nanny state. On Tuesday night, he gets behind wealth redistribution. What could today bring?

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