• December 8, 2010 12:36 pm

    Glenn Beck: Irresponsible And Indifferent To The Violent Consequences of His Dangerous Rhetoric

    …Radio and TV personality Glenn Beck plays a unique and extraordinary role in our political discourse. He’s an entertainer who once referred to himself as a “rodeo clown.” He’s…

  • November 4, 2010 5:16 pm

    The Tea Party and Religious Right Movements: Frenemies with Benefits

    …the American Way’s Right Wing Watch blog, wrote in February: At the moment, Tea Party activism istheface of the conservative movement and so it is no surprise that Religious Right…

  • March 16, 2011 8:23 pm

    How Not to Respond to Political Bullies: Lessons From the Smithsonian’s Response to the Manufactured Right-Wing Controversy Over Hide/Seek

    …was enough to make the manufactured controversy “news.” Right-wing media, including Fox News and Matt Drudge, got into the act as well. Here’s Glenn Beck’s contribution, which not only perpetuates…

  • December 3, 2009 5:05 pm

    The Rise of the New McCarthyism

    …Party officials. Together they engage in character assassination and challenge the loyalty and patriotism of their targets. Fox’s Glenn Beck, who reaches millions of Americans with his televised tirades, has…

  • April 20, 2012 1:00 pm

    Big Bullies: The Right Wing’s Anti- Anti-Bullying Strategies

    …candidate Gary Glenn, who said it would prevent the establishment of “special protection under law expressly on the basis of engaging in homosexual behavior.” AFA Michigan also promoted a Linda…

  • December 15, 2010 9:47 am

    Meet the Leadership: Corporate America and the Religious Right’s New Team in the House

    …the prominent conservative blog RedState wrote that McCarthy’s Pledge was “perhaps the most ridiculous thing to come out of Washington since George McClellan.” Despite the GOP’s avowed commitment to balancing…

  • June 10, 2010 5:33 pm

    Previewing the Right Wing Playbook on the Kagan Confirmation Hearings

    …only on their feelings, a ridiculous claim that utterly ignored President Obama’s explicit statements to the contrary. Glenn Beck even warned that empathy is a dangerous thing that ultimately leads…

  • May 2, 2011 1:41 pm

    GOP Leaders’ Favorite ‘Historian’ David Barton on The Daily Show: Dishonest History & Frightening Constitutional Theory

    …For the American Way’s Right Wing Watch blog, and calls attention to the consequences of Barton’s belief that the First Amendment and Bill of Rights should not apply to the…

  • April 18, 2011 5:56 pm

    Barton’s Bunk: Religious Right ‘Historian’ Hits the Big Time in Tea Party America

    …“wisdom” with them. Glenn Beck calls him “the most important man in America.” Who is this guy? This guy is David Barton, a Republican Party activist and a fast-talking, self-promoting,…

  • February 27, 2013 3:05 pm

    The Lobby Against Common Sense: The Right’s Campaign Against Gun Violence Reform and How We Can Defeat It

    …threatened in an online video to “start killing people.” (He has since apologized.) Glenn Beck recently said President Obama was trying to push conservatives into launching a new civil war….

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