Stewart, O'Reilly Plan Rumble —Er, Debate

Will be like a presidential debate, except not pompous: O'Reilly
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2012 9:03 AM CDT

(Newser) – Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart always make for an entertaining pair, so mark your calendars for Oct. 6. That's when they'll be debating issues including the national debt, America's relationship with the Muslim world, and gas prices, O'Reilly announced last night on his show. The 90-minute debate will be just like a presidential debate, except "without all the phoniness and pomposity," O'Reilly promised. It will be streamed online and will include a Q&A session with the audience, The Blaze reports.

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Tickets to the amusingly named "Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium" are $4.95, and 50% of the proceeds go to charity. Former Fox and Friends host ED Hill will moderate, the New York Post reports, and a DVD will be sold after the fact. (Read more Bill O'Reilly stories.)

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