Does Bill O'Reilly think his viewers are stupid?

Perhaps I am snarking for no good reason, but I was curious: During the "Talking Points" segment of the Bill O'Reilly Show, why does Lord Bill have a sidebar text of nearly the exact same words he is speaking into the camera?Perhaps Mr. O'Reilly is a kinder soul than I imagined and is making an effort to help the hearing impaired? Or, perhaps, he has so relentlessly blathered on over the years