Glenn Beck Leaving FOX Show by the End of the Year

Glenn Beck is pulling the plug on his popular daily show for Fox News. In a release his production company says he will “transition” away from his Fox News show later this year. From Glenn Beck Leaving FOX Show by the End of the Year I’m willing to bet that he’ll come back with some… Continue reading Glenn Beck Leaving FOX Show by the End of the Year

Why does Glenn Beck insist on getting Niemoller’s famous poem wrong?

Glenn Beck has a history of appropriating Martin Niemoller’s famous poem, “First They Came…” – one of the most memorable descriptions of the creep of Nazi totalitarianism – for his own purposes, often by way of describing his own self-martyrdom, because of course it’s really about people like him. From Crooks and Liars The simple… Continue reading Why does Glenn Beck insist on getting Niemoller’s famous poem wrong?

Savage to Media Matters : Stop stalking me!

Mr. Savage, I recently saw your letter to Media Matters where you threated them with legal action for posting what you said, over the public airwaves or in publicly accessible forums. I was wondering if you will also ask your mommy to make them stop? Perhaps holding your breath would help. I know it would… Continue reading Savage to Media Matters : Stop stalking me!

Exxon-Backed Pundit Compares Gore To Nazi Propagandist

Sterling Burnett is a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, an organization that has received over $390,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998. This afternoon on Fox, Burnett compared watching Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth, to watching a movie by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to learn about Nazi Germany. From Think Progress The… Continue reading Exxon-Backed Pundit Compares Gore To Nazi Propagandist

Hitler vs. Coulter

For this quiz I’ve replaced some of Hitler’s pro-Aryan and anti-Semitic language with the words, “America”, “Democrat”, “liberal”, and “the liberal media” to make the Coulter quotes a little more difficult to spot. Can you correctly attribute the following quotes? From Give Up Blog This is funny. I totally disagree with the method of argument… Continue reading Hitler vs. Coulter