Glenn Beck was crying today on his radio program. He was begging anyone with an ounce of patriotism to "act" and "get involved" for their country. The Communist, he said, have infiltrated our borders and they are going to eat our women and children. Well, he didn't go quite that far....or, wait, maybe he did.
This man is absolutely certifiable. And you know what's even crazier? One in every one hundred A-merry-cans have been watching this fruit cake every night on Television Rwanda (AKA FOX News) Beck has become the cynosure for the anti black anti Obama sentiment in this country. The thing is, I still can't figure out if he is serious or not. I heard him on the radio today and he sure sounded serious. (The man was crying for crying out loud!) On and on he went about Van Jones, a "devout Communist" (or so says Beck) who has declared his allegiance to Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez. "He is the founder of a communist group who denounced America after 911" he said, and then he released an explosive audio tape (his words) of Jones passionately speaking about taking back America from those people. " Who does that sound like?" He kept saying. "Does one Jeremiah Wright come to mind when you hear Jones?" Now folks, I have to tell you, if this is the same Van Jones that I know, nothing could be farther from the truth. But I am sure Beck and his congregation will not let the facts get in the way of their fantasy. Quotes like the following have them all damp around the crotch area:
“We upheld the Marxist critique of capitalist exploitation. We agree with Lenin’s analysis of the state and the party. And we found inspiration and guidance in the insurgent revolutionary strategies developed by third world revolutionaries like Mao Tse-Tung and Amilcar Cabral.”
"We cannot let these people get away with this", he kept saying. "We owe it to our children and our grandchildren to fight for the country we believe in." Wow! And you know what's scary about this? Somewhere in middle A-merry-ca there is another Timothy McVeigh listening to this shit and being inspired to plot his next assault on all those who are Un-American.
This, of course, is all bullshit. I wonder if it ever occurred to Mr. Beck and his wingnut friends that the Tiger Woods president with the Muslim sounding name was democratically elected by the people of these divided states? I mean I don't know about you folks reading this, but that doesn't seem too much like communism to me.
But I get the strategy: Attach Jones to Obama, find another black bogeyman, and scare the heck out of middle A-merry-ca. Right now Van Jones is the flavor of the month. Beck will find more. - I guarantee you that they will all look the same.-
What's sad about all this is that there are perfectly legitimate things that Beck and those of his ilk could be debating with Obama about. Health care, the war, immigration, and a slew of other programs and policies that have been implemented since his he took office. Instead, we are left with this: Propaganda, fear mongering, and lies. All the while Beck's ratings continue to go through the roof. And why? Because he is telling some of our fellow A-merry-cans just what they want to hear.
*Pic courtesy of TheExaminer.com