Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Glenn Beck is a liar, or he's delusional, or both--and dangerous
Here are some examples from Media Matters.org of Glenn Beck's consistent policy of public deceit and defamation--or perhaps his delusional egomania--at work.
Beck falsely claimed “[o]nly 3 percent” of stimulus plan would be “spent in the next 12 months.”
Beck aired false claim that a union needs only 30 percent support from employees to be “established.”
Beck falsely claimed average UAW worker makes $154 per hour.
Beck falsely asserted that U.S. does not fingerprint foreign visitors or collect rapists’ DNA.
Beck falsely claimed Iowa marriage ruling “is actually about going into churches.”
Beck echoed falsehood that ACORN received stimulus funds.
Beck falsely claimed $1.4 million in stimulus spent on doors, which actually cost $246,100 to repair.
Beck falsely claimed Obama said he doesn’t want health reform protesters to “do a lot of talking.”
Beck reported fake murder story from ACORN video as fact.
Beck falsely claimed IPCC’s Latif has “pulled the rug out” from under climate change consensus.
Beck falsely claimed Anita Dunn “worships” “her hero” Mao Zedong.
Beck falsely accused Reid of lying about support for public option.
Beck falsely claimed that under the Senate health care bill, “You don’t get a single benefit until 2014.”
Reviving “born alive” falsehood, Beck claimed Obama suggested it’s OK to “put a spike in the baby’s head.”
Beck falsely claimed that no jobs are being “saved or created” by recovery legislation.
Beck falsely claimed Robert Creamer “stole” $2 million from banks.
Beck led charge advancing “Lie of the Year” contender that Holdren supported forced abortions and sterilizations.
Beck’s defense rests on misrepresentations and falsehoods
Beck claim: Death panels “discovered by The New York Times.”
Beck: “I didn’t want [Van Jones] to be fired.”
For the reality, check Media Matters.
It's disgusting that this serial liar--or nutcase--has grown rich from his wilful or pathological deception of millions of Americans, and that his master hired him for exactly that task.