I think Glenn Beck should be fired. He has told a lie so grotesque that it goes beyond the pale of even dirty politics. Just when I thought he couldn't shock my conscience anymore, he has done it. Let me explain.
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An opinion piece which with I completely agree. Like all hate mongers, Beck–much too full of himself–eventually gets so egotistical, so imbued with his own self importance, so blown up with his “specialness”, he destroys himself. A must read.
Cenk Uygur explains exactly what was wrong with Glen Beck's distorted characterization of George Soros. My only disagreement is that Uygur supports Michelle Goldberg's charge that Beck's rhetoric was anti-Semitic; Goldberg's attempt to link Beck to anti-Semitic themes (the "architecture" of anti-Semitism," as she put it) was a gross distortion in its own right.