And his rants may well have lethal consequences (not for him).
Glenn Beck Gets Progressively More Paranoid
Fox News’ lunatic fringe, now even loonier
by Peter Hart, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
Beck, who spends several hours a day whipping up viewers and listeners into a frenzy over Barack Obama’s secret plan to destroy the country, is worried that leftists might do him harm. It makes perfect sense-if you’re Glenn Beck.
Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck had a surprising 2009 (Extra!, 6/09), becoming a high-profile advocate for the right-wing Tea Party movement and attracting millions of viewers to his late afternoon cable talk show. How does one top that?
By spinning out elaborate theories about the “progressive” assault on the Constitution and the country, hinting that the left’s disenchantment with Barack Obama could very easily manifest itself in violence-that’s how.