I have to say, I wondered if perhaps this was the straw that broke the camel's back so to speak. Maybe they have gotten a lot of complaints before, but never enough to really justify firing him? I don't know, I still think it's just about the money, but the thought crossed my mind.
Bill O'Reilly said that he is going to go after them now. We'll see if that will actually do anything, but my guess is that he will just be called a racist though.