Here's how O'Keefe originally presented the words:
SCHILLER: The current Republican party is not really the Republican party. It's been hijacked by this group -- that is --And here's reality:
"AMIR MALIK": The radical, racist, Islamophobic, tea party people?
SCHILLER: And not just Islamophobic but really xenophobic
SCHILLER: I won't break a confidence, but a person who was an ambassador -- so a very highly placed Republican -- another person who was one of the top donors to the Republican Party, they both told me they voted for Obama, which they never believed they could ever do in their lives. That they could ever vote for a Democrat, ever. And they did, because they believe that the current Republican Party is not really the Republican Party. It's been hijacked by this group that isO'Keefe's edit completely changed the sound of the conversation and falsely implied that Schiller was using that terminology himself.
"AMIR MALIK": The radical, racist, Islamophobic, Tea Party people?
SCHILLER: Exactly. And not just Islamophobic but really xenophobic.
Yet the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, while asking people whether O'Keefe is "ethical," leaves out the fundamental criticism of his "sting," and information that completely undercuts his case. Great way to foster healthy dialogue.