Glenn Beck is a Pathetic Loser
Glenn Beck and Corned Beef on Rye at Saul's Deli in Berkeley
3-7-11NYTimes "The Fading Power of Beck's Alarms"
- Fox and Glenn Beck Stare Into a Dark Future - NYTimes.com
Glenn Becks recipe of socialist conspiracy and chronic desperation is wearing thin, according to his ratings.
Politics Daily--Fox Should Throw Glenn Beck Under the Bus!
- Glenn Beck: Should Fox Toss Him Out of the Coop?
Beck has been pitching conspiracy theories on Fox News Channel for a long time, but his rants that the Egyptian uprisings represent a clandestine Islamic-communist cabal may have gone too far.
11-12-10NYTimes Anti-Defamation League Criticizes Glenn Beck's Attack on Soros
- Anti-Defamation League Accuses Beck of Anti-Semitism for Attacks on Soros
The Fox News host Glenn Beck was criticized Thursday by the Anti-Defamation League, a leading Jewish advocacy organization, in response to a televised segment about the financier George Soros and the Holocaust. Throughout three programs this week...
11-11-10The Daily Beast--Glenn Beck Accused of Anti-Semitic Attack on George Soros
The Fox host’s stunning two-day tirade against George Soros is a new low on American television. Michelle Goldberg on the roots of his hatred—and the Anti-Defamation League’s response.
Anti-Semitism, like all ideologies, tells a story about the world. It’s a story about almost occult Jewish power, about cabals that manipulate world events for their own gain. In classic anti-Semitic narratives, Jews control both the elites and the masses; they’re responsible for the communist revolution and the speculative excesses of capitalism. Their goal is to undermine society so that they can take over. Through the lens of anti-Semitism, social division, runaway inflation, and moral breakdown all make sense because they all have the same cause. Nazi propaganda called Jews drahtzieher—wire-pullers. They constitute a power above and beyond ordinary government authority. “There is a super-government which is allied to no government, which is free from them all, and yet which has its hand in them all,” Henry Ford wrote in The International Jew.
4-7-10--EXPOSING GLENN BECK AS A DANGEROUS FRAUD
- Bob Cesca: Exposing Glenn Beck as a Dangerous Fraud
Beck is a man who only embraces conservatism as a means to further his personal wealth and career as a successful TV goon. He's a faker, yet millions of people every day take his word for it. And it's bad for America.
3-14-10 Washington Post--Howell Raines on Fox News
- Why don\'t honest journalists take on Roger Ailes and Fox News?
Former NYTimes Editor Howell Raines asks why honest journalists haven't taken on Roger Ailes for using Fox news to conduct a vendetta against the Obama administration--a campaign without precedent in modern journalism.
2-20 Salon--Glenn Beck Keynotes the CPAC Convention
- Glenn is the Craziest at the CPAC Convention
There was only one way the weird conservative carnival called CPAC 2010 could end: with Beck stalking the stage, scribbling paranoid wordplay on his chalkboard, praising Coolidge and giving dramatic readings of a poem to stir the crowd into a frenzy.
10-12-09 Salon Glenn Beck, GOP Strategist
- Glenn Beck, Republican strategist | Salon News
When the Fox News host pushes a crackpot theory, it doesn't take long for the GOP to run with it. A timeline
10-12-09 NY Times Fox's Volley With Obama Intensifying
- Fox v. Obama
Attacking the news media is a time-honored White House tactic but to an unusual degree, the Obama administration has narrowed its sights to one specific organization, the Fox News Channel, calling it, in essence, part of the political opposition.
Link to video of Beck's "Obama is a racist" comment.
- Fox Host Glenn Beck: Obama Is A "Racist" (VIDEO)
This morning on Fox and Friends, Fox host Glenn Beck accused President Obama of being "a racist." The group was discussing the recent Gates controversy, and Beck exclaimed that Obama has "over and over again" exposed himself as "a guy who has a deep-
Glenn Beck the Devil's Advocate on Temporary Loan
- Glen Beck......The Devil's Advocate on temporary loan.
Behold at your Beck and call, a radio version of Jim Jones, spewing poison kool-aid for the soul, as thousands of his disenfranchised stooges swallow it, many who are Southerners all sucking it down in...
9-20-09 Even Glenn Beck is Right Twice a Day by Frank Rich
- Glenn is Right Twice a Day, Opinion, NYT
Beck has defamed Obama as a racist, but the race card is just one in his deck. His ideology mixes idolatrous Ayn Rand libertarianism with bumper-sticker slogans about freedom, self-help homilies and lunatic conspiracy theories.
8-22-09--33 Advertisers Pull the Plug on Beck
- 33 Advertisers Pull the Plug on Beck
A total of 33 Fox advertisers, including Walmart, CVS Caremark, Clorox and Sprint, directed that their commercials not air on Beck's show...That's more than a dozen more than were identified a week ago.
Glenn Beck Sponsors Bailing
As a result of Beck's calling President Obama a racist last month the following sponsors have pulled their ads from his show on Fox Cable News:
Proctor and Gamble
Others are considering similar action.
Beck is a not-so-bright right wingnut and, in my opinion, a pathetic loser. I hope other advertisers will jump on the bandwagon and force Fox to drop his show and that Hubbers will think twice about patronizing Beck's remaining advertisers.
CNN's Lou Dobbs has also come under similar pressure from advertisers.
Glenn Loses it On Health Care
NY Times 8-14-09 Advertisers Bail on Beck
- Advertisers Bail on Beck
A dozen companies have withdrawn their commercials from “Glenn Beck,” the Fox News program, after Glenn Beck, the person, said late last month that President Obama was a racist with a “deep-seated hatred for white people or the white culture."
Glenn Beck's Greatest Hits (post on Detroit Free Press forum)
Glen Beck's Greatest Hits:
“Every night I get down on my knees and pray that Dennis Kucinich will burst into flames.” (2003)
"I'm thinking about killing Michael Moore, and I'm wondering if I could kill him myself, or if I would need to hire somebody to do it." (2005)
"When I see a 9/11 victim family on television, or whatever, I'm just like, 'Oh shut up' I'm so sick of them because they're always complaining." (2005)
“The only [Katrina victims] we’re seeing on television are the scumbags.” (2005)
“Let me tell you something, there ain’t [nothing] better than looking at a hot, naked chick.” (2006)
Glenn says "Global warming is the biggest scam in history."
Stephen Colbert on Glenn Beck
- Colbert Rips Beck a New One
Stephen Colbert ripped apart Fox News host (and New York Times cover boy) Glenn Beck Tuesday night, mocking his 9-12 project, meant to conjure the spirit of compassion and camaraderie Americans felt on September 12, 2001. "We weren't told how to beha
Lindsey Graham "Only in America can you make that much money crying."
Today at the Washington Ideas Forum sponsored by the Atlantic, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) sharply criticized “talk radio, MoveOn.org, the 24-hour news cycle” for the polarization in politics. He then specifically mentioned Fox News hosts Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck:
Can you imagine writing the Constitution — you know, O’Reilly says Ben Franklin’s giving in on something. Can you imagine having to do that in this environment? [Graham said]
Without missing a beat, The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg next asked for Graham’s thoughts on Glenn Beck.
“Only in America can you make that much money crying,” Graham said.
In recent weeks, there has been a conservative backlash against Beck. Right-wing radio host Mark Levin has called him “pathetic,” former Bush adviser Peter Wehner has said he’s “harmful to the conservative movement,” Rush Limbaugh characterized his role promoting the 9/12 march as “cheap and disingenuous,” and conservative pundit David Frum has warned conservatives against succumbing to Beck’s “mob rule.”
Steve Colbert Explains Why Glenn Beck is Pushing Gold
- Prescott Financial Sells Gold, Women & Sheep | December 15, 2009 | ColbertNation.com
ColbertNation.com video - John Slattery for Prescott Financial urges you to diversify your gold portfolio with women and sheep.
PARODY: Did Glenn Beck Rape and Murder a Girl in 1990?
- Fox News Boycott Glenn Beck Raped and Murdered a Girl in 1990?
Fox News Boycott - Boycott Fox News and boycott Fox News sponsors and advertisers of Bill OReilly, Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck.
Glenn Beck the Winner in Salon.com's Crazy of the Year Contest
- The Year in Crazy 2009 - Salon.com
Glenn Beck voted "The Crazy of the Year." Orly Taitz was runner up followed by Michele Bachman, Mark Sanford (nutty as trail mix, Charlie Sheen (stone cold truther), Suzanne Somers (snake oil sales), Kanye West (Grammy for going bananas),Jim Kramer..
PARODY: Did Glenn Beck Really Rape and Murder a Girl in 1990?
Beck Says African-American isn't a Race--text and video
- Think Progress Beck: African-American is a bogus, PC, made-up term. I mean, thats not a race.
BECK: African-American is a bogus, PC, made-up term. I mean, thats not a race. Your ancestry is from Africa and now you live in America. Ok so you were brought over either your family was brought over through the slave trade or you were born here.
- StopBeck.com: Home of Stop Glenn Beck Boycott
The latest on ad sponsors who have bailed on Beck.