Was Glenn Beck wearing body armor during his Washington side show? Sure looked like the outline of a Kevlar vest under his shirt. Hopefully, not because of death threats.
Alex Jones, right-wing radio host with a conspiracy theory for everything, claims Glenn Beck’s beliefs differ from the Tea Party in three major areas. Now how would he know? The Tea Party is not a political party, they say. But that’s a lot of shine.
Glenn Beck: Master Politician or Master Baiter? (As in race baiting.)
Busloads of people cost money and the bankroll came easy from the billionaire Koch brothers in New York City. And back when it was called Citizens for a Sound Economy, Dick Armey’s FreedomWorks received $12 million of its own from Koch family foundations. Bus tickets, getcher bus tickets right here.
Several of the preachers he recruited to stand with him have nasty history. Name two: Jack Abramoff ally Rabbi Daniel Lapin and bigot fundamentalist John Hagee.
Beck’s rally was neither good theater nor good theology. It was divisive and, in my view, cooked up by a deranged man. He spooned a lot of pabulum and platitudes. I think we are witnessing a mental break down on national television.