Just last Friday, we noted the remarkable work done by Jewish Funds for Justice in getting commitments to keep Glenn Beck off the air in New York City from five major radio stations.
On the February 22 edition of his radio show, Glenn Beck railed against Reform Judaism by comparing it to “radicalized Islam” and saying that it was more about politics than faith.
Audio and transcript of the relevant portion: (more…)
Last year, Glenn Beck called President Obama a “racist” and accused the president of harboring a “deep-seated hatred for white people, or the white culture.”
Aside from the recklessness involved in calling this President a racist and the blatant race-baiting displayed, Glenn Beck’s assertion does beg one question: What does Glenn Beck think White Culture is? It’s a question that Glenn Beck has been repeatedly asked over the past year – and one that he has consistently refused to answer.
Well, a look at Glenn Beck’s favorite tweets raises questions related to Glenn Beck’s concern about “white culture.” First, a screenshot of More >
And you guessed it, according to Glenn Beck, Harvey Milk’s “communist roots” should be looked into.
After discussing Jim Jones, Glenn Beck turned to Harvey Milk:
At the same time, Harvey Milk, he’s doing all the radical initiatives that he had going for him, which had nothing to do with homosexuality. You can concentrate on that, or that you can look at his communist roots.
[Glenn Beck show, September 22, 2009]
Glenn Beck says he ‘doesn’t know’ where Barack Obama was born. Come on, Glenn…
Fueled by hatriot radio, there is embarrassing number of people that still refuse to believe that Barack Obama was born in the United States. They question Obama’s citizenship regardless of all contrary evidence. Because segments of his fan base overlap with birthers, Glenn Beck has walked a bit of a tight rope on this issue.
Nevertheless, in January, I thought Glenn Beck settled his position on the birther issue once and for all when he said of the birthers’ claim that it was “the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.” Now, don’t More >
At least 90 sponsors have already fled Glenn Beck. If you need a reminder for why this might be happening, you need only look to Glenn Beck’s recent bigoted attack against India. Media Matters offers this summary (emphasis added):
Thus, within the span of a few minutes, Beck implied that there are no quality medical schools in India; implied that medical care in India is a shoddy imitation of real health care; implied that the entire nation is an undeveloped backwater without even so much as indoor plumbing; and compared the Ganges River, a holy body of water for one of the world’s More >