Skip to comments.Meet kinder, gentler Glenn Beck: New 'global warming' believer
Posted on 02/23/2010 7:15:43 AM PST by OneVike
While polls show more people drifting away from acceptance of "global warming," the newest superstar among conservatives – Glenn Beck – is embracing it.
"You'd be an idiot not to notice the temperature change," he says.
He also thinks it could be caused partly by man's activity.
At home, he's going green by using energy-saving products.
"I'm willing to do anything but use the CFLs," he says of compact fluorescent light bulbs. "I put them in once and couldn't stand the way they lit up the room."
The kinder, gentler, greener and warmer side of Beck, known as a firebrand conservative, came to light in an interview in USA Weekend.
Beck also has lots of friends on the other side of the political spectrum, he reveals. He calls George Clooney "a good, honest man." Beck says the two of them had an extended conversation about the genocide in Darfur.
"We came to an immediate, completely wholehearted agreement about the situation," Beck says. "That is, to put aside the politics and give troops what they need to protect people over there. He's a good, honest man who believes passionately about doing something about it."
Beck's personal publicist, Matt Hiltzik, is a Democratic power player who helped get Hillary Rodham Clinton elected to the U.S. Senate, says the magazine report.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Interesting hit peice on Glen Beck by WND. Is it true, is Beck moving to the left?
Time for a shower and I need to get to work. Be back in an hour when I get to work. I am very curious as to what everyone thinks about this.
Sounds like he is hanging out with O'Reilly too much but I'd still like to see the context of this comment.
Beck is the male version of Oprah now?
That’s why this morning we’re having the first snow the dogs have ever seen, but whatever Glenn.
Whirled Nut Daisey at is again...
You won’t hear that from me....never was a fan...
Rush is and always has been my favorite....
Obviously he his hitting some raw nerves and stirring up a lot of jealousy.
Glenn Beck is now a complete moron, I guess all those free books didn’t help all that much.
A Hollywood Red and a looney.
OK, final straw for Beck with me.
Ok, that’s good to know. I was getting worried about an invasion of the body snatchers or something.
He must be making money. GW is a rich man’s game
While I think Glenn Beck had done a good job of highlighting many things wrong with this administration, I’ve never been able to shake the feeling that he is a phony in many ways.
My sweetie pointed out to me, some months ago, that Beck always seems to be selling something. Books, appearances, etc. We’re all capitalists here, but he’s been the only Fox person so far, not to announce proceeds going to charity for some of his stuff. I’d never noticed this before. While it’s not critical, he is already paid 10 million a season and it would be nice ....
It’s a concern of mine that Beck does not attribute the work and research of others as he should, on his TV show. I can’t speak to his radio show as I don’t get it here. It’s something I’m starting to pay attention to, and make me realize why Mark Levin thinks so little of Glenn Beck. He steals the research of others nearly every day on TV, without attribution. Much of what he does on TV was presented HERE on FreeRepublic a day or so before! But without comment, he presents it on his show as his own research by his staff. It’s stunning.
I am wary of Glenn Beck. I think he’s a good guy on most things. But I think he’s most interested in Glenn Beck.
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