Economists tell Media Matters that they've "never heard" of the organization Glenn Beck has cited to fearmonger over a coming "food crisis," and mocked the group's conclusion that massive inflation in food prices is imminent.
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Beck is a man who wouldn't know skepticism if it bit him on the nose. He's not *really* being skeptical when he says he doesn't know if this stuff is true. He's just covering for the future where his scenario doesn't play out. Beck's conflict-of-interests in this case also seem quite blatant, as I seem to recall that he endorses expensive Y2K-ish food rations and gardening kits. Also, his constant accusations against George Soros show that Beck is likely a man who is willing to ... More »
Glenn Beck: “I don’t know if any of this is true.” He added: “We called several experts to verify, ‘Do you think this is true?’ They ...