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The Left’s Campaign To Destroy Glenn Beck
David Horowitz NewsReal ^ | September 17,2009 | David Horowitz

Posted on 09/18/2009 3:50:23 AM PDT by Paige

The left has launched a massive campaign to destroy Glenn Beck — who right now, and along with Rush, is the most eloquent, fearless and effective warrior standing between Barack Obama and a collectivist state. The politics of personal destruction is what the left does best and in many ways it is all the left does. “Purge” — as in defame and then dispose of your political enemies — is a term that leftists invented in the 1930s when Stalin staged show trials of his political enemies, defamed and demonized them, and then buried them.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: acorn; agenda; bhofascism; democratcorruption; democrats; glennbeck; left; liberalfascism; obama; politics
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This article is a very straight to the point article. Throughout the week, attacks on Glenn by the so-called Right have been taking place. Even here on Free Republic questions are being raised about Glenn and for the record...if someone has Libertarian leanings this does not necessarily place a person in the Ron Paul camp. Please stop this DIVISION. This feeds the LEFT and they stay in power.
1 posted on 09/18/2009 3:50:23 AM PDT by Paige
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To: Paige

I guess this means he is doing his job and doing it very effectively.


2 posted on 09/18/2009 3:53:51 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Paige

Questions raised by whom? Apparently the Godless ones have infiltrated us, but we have not infiltrated them.


3 posted on 09/18/2009 3:54:32 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Paige

It’s remarkable how quickly Glenn has risen in the left’s hatred in such a short amount of time.


4 posted on 09/18/2009 3:56:46 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Paige

Beck has taken over the “most dangerous man in america” title from Rush.


5 posted on 09/18/2009 3:58:19 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: mainepatsfan
It’s remarkable how quickly Glenn has risen in the left’s hatred in such a short amount of time.

The effective conservative gets the screech.

6 posted on 09/18/2009 3:59:29 AM PDT by paulycy (Screw the RACErs.)
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To: Paige

The Divisions are coming from the likes of Boortz and Levin and quite frankly they are looking very petty, Ditto O’Rilley. The GOP, rest in peace, they are so done, and we are so over them and and shame on Rush lately for trying to recusitate it. Glenn’s Libertarian leanings are no different than Steve Forbes, it is just Steve is not on a quest to wake people up and a host of other things that keep him busy. The left doesn’t get it, we do not need a leader, that is the way our founding fathers saw it IMHO in the gift they gave us the Consitution....


7 posted on 09/18/2009 4:00:20 AM PDT by taildragger (Palin/Mulally 2012)
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To: paulycy
The effective conservative gets the screech.

Hence the reason they go insane every time Palin so much as types a few words on her Facebook page in the middle of the night.

8 posted on 09/18/2009 4:00:48 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Paige

Beck is a hypocrite. He’s all for the Constitution while at the same time ridiculing anyone who demands BO abide by Article 2 Section 1 of the Constitution that requires proving he is a natural born citizen.


9 posted on 09/18/2009 4:00:56 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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To: mainepatsfan
Hence the reason they go insane every time Palin so much as types a few words on her Facebook page in the middle of the night.

Exactly.

I can put up with a *lot* of screeching as long as the effectiveness continues.

10 posted on 09/18/2009 4:01:55 AM PDT by paulycy (Screw the RACErs.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Beck has taken over the “most dangerous man in america” title from Rush.

It was very telling that the Time magazine cover story on him this week is almost identical to one they did about Rush 15 years ago.

11 posted on 09/18/2009 4:02:09 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Paige
until then we would all do well to circle the wagons and when fired on, fire back.

I disagree mildly with Mr. Horowitz's point here. Glenn isn't circling the wagons and firing back. He's staging coordinated cavalry raids right through the middle of their camps, while they're sleeping, setting fire to their tents and driving off their horses. I say we follow him. It's about time we had a leader on our side who would stand and actually fight these people.

Having said that, don't be surprised at anything you hear about Glenn Beck, say for example that he got high on tequila and cocaine and flew in a private jet to a zoo in South Africa to have sex with a walrus. Or something equally outrageous.

12 posted on 09/18/2009 4:02:49 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Maureen Dowd is right. I DON'T like our President's color. He's a Red.)
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To: Paige

Read again paragraph 3.

That explains a lot about those spineless, weasels who were running down Glenn on FR a few days ago.


13 posted on 09/18/2009 4:03:32 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: mainepatsfan

Libs will go to Plan A. Attack the messenger and avoid the issues.


14 posted on 09/18/2009 4:03:56 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: Paige
Great, let them have at him. They are likely to find very little, and it will just help demonstrate how corrupt and indefensible his accusers positions really are.
15 posted on 09/18/2009 4:05:04 AM PDT by Dem Guard
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To: kempster

The more they try to destroy him, he gets stronger and they get weaker. I hope they keep up doing what they are doing. Polarization also helps in defining and clarifying.


16 posted on 09/18/2009 4:06:54 AM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Paige

Beck is effective and dangerous to the communist thugs.


17 posted on 09/18/2009 4:07:10 AM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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To: Paige
We need more Glenn Becks. Maybe Sean Hannity can stop debating the left and start more exposing the left more. Who cares what Bob Beckel has to say or his old partnet Al?
18 posted on 09/18/2009 4:07:19 AM PDT by bmwcyle (We need more Joe Wilson's. OBAMA is ACORN ACRON is OBAMA)
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To: paulycy
I can put up with a *lot* of screeching as long as the effectiveness continues.

The higher pitch the scream, the better.

19 posted on 09/18/2009 4:14:11 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: jongaltsr

I just caught a little of his show yesterday and I thought I heard him say he was interviewing the President on Monday. Was I hearing things?


20 posted on 09/18/2009 4:15:00 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Man50D

And this is why we may never win this battle, If one of of ours does not agree with EVERY single aspect of some peoples agenda, well then he is just a hypocrite, or this or that,, get real man.....


21 posted on 09/18/2009 4:15:04 AM PDT by Airwinger (Semper Fi, Time to use that motto for our Constitution.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Libs will go to Plan A. Attack the messenger and avoid the issues.

The left's game plan is old and outdated. Kind of like the French army's was in 1940.

22 posted on 09/18/2009 4:17:40 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Airwinger
If one of of ours does not agree with EVERY single aspect of some peoples agenda, well then he is just a hypocrite, or this or that,, get real man.....

Agenda? It's a matter of the Constitution and yet you want to summarily dismiss it as merely trivial! The Constitution is as real as it gets.
23 posted on 09/18/2009 4:19:24 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Paige

Even Mark Levin slammed Glenn Beck as a self-promoter.


24 posted on 09/18/2009 4:20:00 AM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: Hardastarboard
...flew in a private jet to a zoo in South Africa to have sex with a walrus.

They have walruses in South Africa?

25 posted on 09/18/2009 4:22:04 AM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: Man50D
Are you serious? Beck has done more to bring down the power of Obama than any other man alive.

BTW, I have never heard him discount the BC issue.

26 posted on 09/18/2009 4:23:47 AM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: Paige

Don’t let it happen, here in America, that a vocal investigative journalist is stopped. That stuff happens routinely in Russia, China, etc.


27 posted on 09/18/2009 4:25:14 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: Paige
we need to return the favor and I get a feeling that with the two twenty-somethings that destroyed ACORN inspiring the other young conservatives, we are going to be fine. Beck is going to get attacked, we all knew that. ANYBODY that is a conservative is

1-stupid

2-racist

3-sexist

4-hateful

5-uncool

6-ignorant of the common man

7-educated in a non-Ivy League school---therefore stupid

8-cowardly-even if they were in the service

not funny-just mean

9-unable to control their family-therefore unfit to control our country

10-had an affair

Its all the same old, same old. We need to follow them and use their rules against them. Destroy their families-should be easy since libs usually have train wrecks in their personal lives---i.e. Kennedys, Kerrys, Bidens, Gores etc... Liberals also feel that they are privileged and don't obey ANY LAW...taxes, driving while intoxicated, drug laws, sexual harassment, hiring laws and on and on....

We need to keep up the pressure and find out as much dirt as we can on all these democrap dingle berries and shine the light on all their illegal activities and the results of their stupid policies.

Happy Hunting FReepers...

28 posted on 09/18/2009 4:27:57 AM PDT by erman (Give a man a fire, warm him for one night. Set a man on fire, warm him for the rest of his life.)
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To: raybbr
They have walruses in South Africa?

Maybe in the zoos. My point is that they would make up anything you can imagine, and I can imagine a LOT.

29 posted on 09/18/2009 4:28:41 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Maureen Dowd is right. I DON'T like our President's color. He's a Red.)
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To: kempster
Was I hearing things

Yes. Just like Maureen Down "heard" the word 'boy' come out of Joe Wilson's mouth.

30 posted on 09/18/2009 4:30:10 AM PDT by libh8er
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To: Paige

“Never go to war with a man who buys ink by the barrel” is applicable here.

Don’t compare Beck with Rush. Glen Beck is but a tool, a hammer or perhaps a drill press or an engine lathe. He is being used by the very skilled journeyman Roger Ailes and probably his boss Rupert Murdoch.

Murdoch buys ink by the tank car. He is pissed and is hanging out the left to twist in the breeze over his slow fire. When Obama was elected, fair and balanced went out the window. That strategy is nice but when the fate of the nation is at stake, balsnce must go.


31 posted on 09/18/2009 4:30:28 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Quotes of the century: 2001 "Lets Roll"..... 2009 "You Lie")
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To: Hardastarboard

He is acting under orders. He is sent on the raid by Fox and making the charge on their horses


32 posted on 09/18/2009 4:34:22 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Quotes of the century: 2001 "Lets Roll"..... 2009 "You Lie")
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To: Man50D

I know very well it’s the Constitution, but just because someone does not pursue this particular avenue of attack, limited as it is unfortunately, does not mean we throw them under the bus like the left.
Beck has done more of “the cause” in the last 6 mos than anyone else I can think of. Do I agree with everything the man says, of course not, but lets not go after someone who is winning one battle just because he will not join ours.


33 posted on 09/18/2009 4:35:03 AM PDT by Airwinger (Semper Fi, Time to use that motto for our Constitution.)
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To: silverleaf
Even Mark Levin slammed Glenn Beck as a self-promoter.

Communist tool!

34 posted on 09/18/2009 4:39:07 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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We can only hope. Doubt if it were true that the White House would even broadcast it
35 posted on 09/18/2009 4:40:03 AM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: silverleaf
Even Mark Levin slammed Glenn Beck as a self-promoter.

A "self promoter??? That's "a slam"? How?

Aren't all radio personalities pretty much self promoters?

36 posted on 09/18/2009 4:41:36 AM PDT by airborne (Don't let history record that, when faced with evil, you did nothing!)
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To: Paige
It seems to me that Glenn has preempted many of the libs coming attacks by being very open about his past mistakes. For example, Glenn Beck is an alcoholic. Who knew? Everyone, because he's already told you.
37 posted on 09/18/2009 4:43:14 AM PDT by JPG (Obama...a 24/7 nightmare.)
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Your right kempster, he did say he was interviewing the President on Monday. At the very end of the show. I was thinking how odd, Glenn interviewing the President of the United States?


38 posted on 09/18/2009 4:44:30 AM PDT by Bassfire (sure you can trust the government, just ask an Indian)
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To: Paige

I am hearing a lot of Glenn vs Rush comparisons. Please lets not compare the two. The two are entirely different animals and they both have their uses. Compared to Rush, Glenn is a fledgling novice, although very effective in recent days. Rush is a conservative philosopher who boils everything down to the first principles of conservatism. Glenn measures his success in how many thugs from the Obama regime get taken down. Rush’s sucess is measured in (besides ratings and ad revenue) where the political center of gravity of the country is headed. Both are important. We don’t need a rivalry/feud between the two. We need all the firepower we can get.


39 posted on 09/18/2009 4:44:56 AM PDT by libh8er
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To: raybbr
Are you serious? Beck has done more to bring down the power of Obama than any other man alive.

Are you actually saying one individual is bringing down BO? That statement on it's face is ludicrous. The fact Beck has had several people on his show exposing BO is more than enough proof no individual, including Beck can do it by him or herself.

BTW, I have never heard him discount the BC issue.

I personally witnessed him on his show approximately two months ago refer to those demanding BO abide by the Constitution as "birther idiots".
40 posted on 09/18/2009 4:45:54 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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To: raybbr
They have walruses in South Africa?

Yeah Winnie Mandela. Oh crap, I'm proabaly gonna be called a racist.

41 posted on 09/18/2009 4:48:27 AM PDT by 03A3
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To: Airwinger
I know very well it’s the Constitution, but just because someone does not pursue this particular avenue of attack, limited as it is unfortunately, does not mean we throw them under the bus like the left.

Tell that to Beck. He's thrown under the bus anyone who challenges BO's Constitutional eligibility by referring to them as birther idiots.

Beck has done more of “the cause” in the last 6 mos than anyone else I can think of. Do I agree with everything the man says, of course not, but lets not go after someone who is winning one battle just because he will not join ours.

What is it with people who are under the misconception Beck has done it all by himself? Have people forgotten all the guests Beck has on who have done their fair share to expose BO and his socialist agenda? How about the two twenty somethings along with Andrew Breitbart who have exposed ACORN? How about millions of people who have attneded Tea Party rallies nationwide for the last several months? Don't they count? It's amazing people look to Beck as some kind of leader while ignoring the contributions of so many others.
42 posted on 09/18/2009 4:53:17 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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Are you actually saying one individual is bringing down BO? That statement on it's face is ludicrous. The fact Beck has had several people on his show exposing BO is more than enough proof no individual, including Beck can do it by him or herself.

I did not mean Beck personally. However, the only lasting and successful attacks have been launched from his show. Calling a man a hypocrite because he doesn't chase one issue while pursuing a hundred others is fatuous. We should really rally behind Beck for what he IS doing and not focus on what he's NOT doing.

43 posted on 09/18/2009 4:55:20 AM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: Man50D

I personally don’t consider Glenn a leader.

More of a community organizer. A very effective one!

(sarcasm)


44 posted on 09/18/2009 4:55:21 AM PDT by airborne (Don't let history record that, when faced with evil, you did nothing!)
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To: Paige
“For me the most sickening aspect of the anti-Beck campaign is the eagerness of some conservatives to join in.”

EXACTLY......KNOCK IT OFF

45 posted on 09/18/2009 4:57:08 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: Paige

Best way to measure a conservative’s effectiveness is by how loud the left brays over it.


46 posted on 09/18/2009 5:00:31 AM PDT by yazoo (Conservatives believe what they see. Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: raybbr
Calling a man a hypocrite because he doesn't chase one issue while pursuing a hundred others is fatuous.

If anyone issue outweighs any others, it's an issue that goes directly to the Constitutional requirements to become President. Having a usurper in office renders all other matters trivial by comparison. Calling people "birther idiots" because they demand someone who is seeking the office of President of The United States is also fatuous.
47 posted on 09/18/2009 5:05:58 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Paige
Glenn is doing a great job “lately”. Remember he is the face and voice behind these stories, alot of others are doing the actual work. And by some strange coincidence, Glenn has a new book coming out, (Yes folks not Hannity but Beck). And if Glenn wasn't busy exposing Obama and doing a great job, its football season and he would be humiliating convenience store workers on Moron Trivia.
48 posted on 09/18/2009 5:07:00 AM PDT by FreedomGuru (0bama is the first half black President)
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Glenn is a product of Rush, Hannity and everyone that came before him. The media are creating some sort of rift between the talkers to give the impression that they are weak becaise they can’t keep up. This is a typical Alinsky move and why people here are falling for it on beyond me.


49 posted on 09/18/2009 5:07:22 AM PDT by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: airborne
More of a community organizer. A very effective one!

There are millions of them nationwide.
50 posted on 09/18/2009 5:07:55 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! FairTaxNation.com)
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