Skip to comments.Glenn Beck Has Gone from Crazy Talk to Dangerous Incitement (Cue spooky music)
Posted on 08/29/2009 10:14:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The American conservative movement has devolved into an all fear movement, hopping from one hot-button "fear this" specter to another with a propaganda machine that would make many a fear-monger of the past blush. Fear "death panels." Fear the Marxist in the closet. Fear "government." Fear the imagined civilian "security force" being built. Fear ACORN and SEIU, Nancy Pelosi and Bernie Sanders. He sees ACORNs everywhere, and imagines Marxists in every closet. His favorite term for government advisers and department heads is "CZAR." and it's not an accident. He uses it to further fears that somehow, once again, the Commies are coming!
At the spear head of the right wing fear machine are the talk radio crowd. Too easily dismissed in the past, the real power of right wing radio is becoming more obvious. Literally tens of millions of "ditto heads" and the like tune in each and every day, sometimes for hours a day, to hear different versions of the latest talking points.
Sure, there are differences. Limbaugh is mostly a blowhard, Hannity mostly a bully-coward. And Glenn Beck is a quasi-messianic cuckoo. Still, if that was all, Beck could be dismissed and ignored, blowing in the wind to those who will listen. But there's more to it. He's pushing the envelope of sanity on those who might be dancing on a knife edge already.
What does it take for a person to move from disgruntled, angry, or disenchanted to a potential terrorist? They must feel victimized.(continued)
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Beck has the balls to call it like he sees it.
Nobody else will.
I feel victimized. I’m also armed.
Thankfully I’m not a willfully ignorant dumbass like the author.
Liberals need to pay their writers better.
These "wee wees" on the left didn't seem to mind the death threats, the hatred and vile bilge spewed daily at President Bush, the movie promoting his assassination, but Glenn calls the self-avowed Marxists and Communists (by their own admission) WHAT THEY ARE on television, and the Left goes into freak-attack mode.
In strikes the flak starts when you are over the target. Are the pretenders shooting at Beck?
Jeff “the writer” sounds like he’s in the basement.....Mom’s calling down to him that supper is ready....I bet he calls her “Ma”.
MIllions of crazy people, Jeff. Millions and tens of millions and growing millions everywhere, and every single one of them stark raving mad, without an ounce of sanity to any of their concerns!!!!!!!!!! OMGOMGOMG Crazy people everywhere!!!!
Looks like the fear mongering goes both ways here but I find it odd that this fellow demonized Beck when Beck basically did his bidding a few months ago by “debunking” the well documented existence of concentration camps in America with Beck even going so far as to call those who mention it “crazy” which is ironic as Beck is labeled such now.
Start naming some facts, or F off!
Palin also has the “b*lls” but we need to get her elected to the presidency so she needs to leave this beach-head charge to Limbaugh and Beck. As for folks at the Ass-o-ciated Con-tent....who would you rather go into battle with....them or Beck?
Glenn Claims 7 staff to research that are his. 20 something from Fox and then 2 teams of colleges to vet his research another 25 if my memory is correct.
If Glenn is not lying to us (just to make the author happy), how many other news organizations go through that much trouble in their fact checking.
Same on him for not checking those facts....
Another crap-slinging article that doesn’t address one of the questions that Beck brought up. They are so transparent.
STAY ON TARGET! STAY ON TARGET
We on the other hand are ANGRY. And those on the left are justified in their fears.
They know, one day, somehow someway, they'll be held accountable by the people.
Except this time they really are, Jeffy.
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