Posts Tagged ‘Glenn Beck’

Crazy like a FOX news analyst…..

February 23, 2011

What  Obama and the Antichrist have in common??????

A post with the above title was published in 2009 by Joel Richardson.  One would hope that such a post was written with an eye to satire.  Needless to say – such is  not the case.  This end of times prophet has somehow morphed into a FOX analyst  – covering the protests in Madison WI.  Yes, that makes sense.   The pretzel logic involved in morphing  the end of times into arguments about collective bargaining and medical coverage for teachers is truly torturous.  The truly frightening thing is that some might actually take this seriously.

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The Politics of Hate…Fueled by Fear…

February 2, 2011

A couple of days ago Matt Yglesias  had post about the Fox Effect.  He was responding to Richard Ramsey’s post about the “Fox Geezer Syndrome” in which discussed how even conservative adults were growing increasingly perplexed and frustrated by the extreme effect that the politics of hate (courtesy of the Glen Beck Show) is having on their parents.

Its the end of the world as we know it….and i feel scared.


When comic critique informs what “legitimate news” distorts – it’s time to be afraid – be very afraid…

November 25, 2010

On Nov.9,  Glenn Beck accomplished what fake news on Comedy Central could not.   His obsessive ravings regarding his nemesis George Soros were aired in  a three-part expose.  In this series, Beck succeeded in connecting  a delusional string of random “facts”  under the guise of serious “news.”

According to Beck, the now 80-year-old Soros was behind several violent coups – and is now bent on adding the good ‘ole US of A to his list of conquests.  The implication being that Soros is the puppet-master with Obama and his minions cast in the role of the puppets.  And if you believe that, I’ve got a bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell you.