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Glenn Beck and 'The Overton Window'
Capitol Confidential ^ | 6/8/2010 | Tom Gantert

Posted on 06/08/2010 10:36:28 AM PDT by MichCapCon

Learn about the concept behind Glenn Beck's coming best-seller, 'The Overton Window."

(Excerpt) Read more at michigancapitolconfidential.com ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: books; fiction; glennbeck; michigan

1 posted on 06/08/2010 10:36:29 AM PDT by MichCapCon
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To: MichCapCon

I just read about this and I am confused.

You have a list of 100 items, and you cover them with a ‘window’ so you can only see 30 of them.

What is so brilliant about this?


2 posted on 06/08/2010 10:42:54 AM PDT by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!!!!!)
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To: MichCapCon

“The politicians will ultimately follow”

Or be replaced.


3 posted on 06/08/2010 10:45:07 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: MichCapCon

I predict TOW will sell millions of books.

Even if the pages are blank.

Such is the power of 4 hours per day on national TV and radio to tout your own products.


4 posted on 06/08/2010 10:45:11 AM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Mr. K

You arrange the 30 items in a window to convey a pattern and project a message you want to be seen while you arrange the other items in a hidden way that denotes the real meaning as to what you are really doing.

It fits with Beck’s theory that the progressives will flash a lot of “smoke and light” to get folks looking in one direction to distract one from what they are really up to!

He is always saying....”look at what the other hand is doing!”


5 posted on 06/08/2010 11:11:30 AM PDT by mdmathis6 (Mike Mathis is my name,opinions are my own,subject to flaming when deserved!)
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To: Mr. K

There is more to it than that. First, you order your items, like say from most government control to most free. An example used was items regarding education. Forced attendance and indoctrination was #1, there were a lot of other items on the list, allowing home schooling, charter schools, school choice, and finally no government intervention or spending in education at the top of the list. We need to slide the ‘window’ closer to the top to get things like school choice in the window.


6 posted on 06/08/2010 11:27:10 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: sportutegrl

See the video here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XEo3F2LadU


7 posted on 06/10/2010 7:18:49 AM PDT by Scythian
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