Posts tagged Wilmington
Just one problem. Although Glenn Beck has already received the money from the event, he’s yet to dole out any of the money that he promised to charities.
Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert details the situation, but here’s a quick summary:
Do you get the picture? Beck swooped into Wilmington supposedly on a mission of good will. But during his one day in town he likely generated nearly $300,000 in revenue from ticket sales. That’s okay, his handlers insisted at the time, because More >
Glenn Beck’s Politifact file offers a handful of his demonstrably false claims and egregious lies. Today, they added another liar “Pants-On-Fire” rating for Glenn Beck’s claims about Wilmington, Ohio.
Glenn Beck, who is hosting an event in Wilmington later this month, claimed:
“This town (Wilmington, Ohio) hasn’t taken any money from the government. They don’t want any money from the government.”
He repeated this claim several times on TV and radio.
On November 22, Media Matters noted that Glenn Beck was promoting his upcoming It’s a Wonderful Life stunt with lies. In it, they chronicle just how false Glenn Beck’s claims about Wilmington are.