Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck's inspiration?

Glenn Beck's inspiration?

Glenn Beck scares me. His politics, his theatrics, and his ridiculous bouts of crying, ignorance, and insensitivity all combine for a freakish and dangerous show. I don’t like the man. On Facebook the other day my pal Jack Shamama linked to the above clip from The Kids in the Hall, the sketch comedy group and…

Answering "who is Barack Obama?"

Answering "who is Barack Obama?"

Yesterday I wrote about some of the absurd signs appearing at anti-Obama gatherings across the country. This week’s New York Magazine takes a more in-depth look at some of the movements, from Tea Parties to birthers, that are collectively forming a movement that is becoming more than just fringe. The writer, Philip Weiss, described the…