Racism

Glenn Beck Defends 3/5 Clause

This morning, Glenn Beck defended the three-fifths clause after a black caller questioned him about the fact that the Constitution “didn’t even recognize my people as even human.”  Think Progress details the exchange here.

Today was not the first time that Glenn Beck has come down on the wrong side of the three-fifths clause or the institution of slavery.  In his most recent book, Glenn Beck seems to defend, whether knowingly or unknowingly, the institution of slavery.  Or, how about that on several occasions these past months, Glenn Beck portrayed Pres. Obama as a Constitution hater because Obama referred to the More >