Glenn Beck explodes at his media critics: Don’t you have more important things to do?

posted at 8:35 pm on October 5, 2009 by Allahpundit

Why, er, no. No, they don’t.

Two clips for you on this slow news night, one from this afternoon’s GB and the other from this morning’s surprisingly charming interview with Imus. The common thread, if you’re looking for one, is what Beck feels his obligations are as a parent. And as a child, I guess: As hard as it is to believe, sniffing around his mother’s decades-old suicide has been something of a hobby for left-wing media lately. Let’s hope there’s room in their civility scrapbook for that one.



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Assassinate a conservative? Dave Rywall has no problems. But threats against Obama? Mythical Right wing terror groups? Dude, almost EVERY SINGLE BIT of political violence in this country in the last 100 years has been driven by the left wing. Your side. YOU OWN VIOLENCE. From Kennedy’s assasination by a communist, to the anti-vietnam war, to the violence against the tea parties, to anti-globalism violence–it’s all your side. And you embrace and love Kennedy, a murderer. He’s your hero. Byrd, a KKK guy–a leftist hero. You guys venerate Bill Ayers and the Weathermen. You see nothing wrong with the calls to kill Bush, the plays by leftists. You guys are insane. Rape a kid? If you are a leftist, go for it! Kill a staffer in a car? Be feted as a hero!

Vanceone on October 6, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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Well, Captain Internet, I never said it was okay to assassinate a conservative.

Beck getting killed would obviously be terrible, and it would have certain horrible societal repercussions. Open season on pundits and the press, etc etc.

Obama getting killed would be a much greater America-shaking event with far wider reaching societal repercussions.

That’s just the reality of the two hypothetical situations.

There is no right wing violence in America?
Ha ha ha what an unobservant clown you are.

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM

Yikes. He doesn’t take kindly to criticism.

crr6 on October 5, 2009 at 8:44 PM

When is attacking someone’s family “criticism”? I don’t think that word means what you think it means.

Stupid.

Redhead Infidel on October 6, 2009 at 11:25 AM

So, Dave– you are terrified of Obama’s theorotical assasination, right? Yet, I’ve been here for a long time at Hotair–since almost the beginning. So have you. I don’t recall you ever being upset by official democratic activities such as party sponsored destruction of republican party equipment. Or American troops having to drive to their base buttoned up in their halftracks through screaming, foaming at the mouth leftists who were trying to kill them via sabatoge. Or biting off the fingers of protestors against leftist dreams.

You say there’s rightwing violence? Riiight. Yet you STILL slobber over Kennedy and Bill Ayers and the Weathermen. THose people are the cream of the leftist crop. Not only have I not heard of any organized right wing violence–and just for your information, Timothy McVeigh was a LEFTIST, but even if there was, it is not celebrated by our side. We don’t support terrorists like you do. That is just a fact. It’s not rightwingers who cheer at the sight of dead American troops, like your party does (along with Palestinians).

Vanceone on October 6, 2009 at 11:37 AM

Ugh, finally listened to it. He’s pulling the Palin Card, eh? He gets attacked and he says, “I’m a dad. I have kids. Remember?” I guess Barack Obama doesn’t have kids. Or the 9/11 victims families or maybe the Hurricane Katrina survivors – well some of them had kids, but they’re dead now, so I guess Glenn doesn’t mind attacking them.

Glenn Beck wants to go on the air and level any accusation he wants, imply anything he wants – he’s free to do that. Go nuts, I don’t care. But then he sobs like a woman and starts whining every time someone turns it around and goes after him.

Can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen, Glenn. Personally, I think he just likes complaining about how he’s getting attacked, so people will feel sorry for him and pay more attention to him.

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:39 AM

Timothy McVeigh was a LEFTIST

Vanceone on October 6, 2009 at 11:37 AM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_McVeigh

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:40 AM

Remember how Glenn Beck blamed America’s troubles on Godlessness? Good thing no atheists have kids or else Glenn Beck might be kind of a hypocrite!

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:45 AM

There is no right wing violence in America?
Ha ha ha what an unobservant clown you are.

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM

The right does not coddle its violent fringe.

The left does.

spmat on October 6, 2009 at 11:47 AM

So, Dave– you are terrified of Obama’s theorotical assasination, right?
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No. No I am not.

Yet, I’ve been here for a long time at Hotair–since almost the beginning. So have you. I don’t recall you ever being upset by official democratic activities such as party sponsored destruction of republican party equipment.
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No idea what situation you’re talking about.

Or American troops having to drive to their base buttoned up in their halftracks through screaming, foaming at the mouth leftists who were trying to kill them via sabatoge.
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No idea what situation you’re talking about.

Or biting off the fingers of protestors against leftist dreams.
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No idea what situation you’re talking about.

You say there’s rightwing violence? Riiight. Yet you STILL slobber over Kennedy and Bill Ayers and the Weathermen.
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I’ve always said Kennedy should have died in jail, idiot.
I’ve never commented on Hotair on Ayers. In my opinion, he should have gone to jail for 6 months or so for his antics. So clearly your “SLOBBERING” comment should be shoved up your a**.

THose people are the cream of the leftist crop. Not only have I not heard of any organized right wing violence–and just for your information, Timothy McVeigh was a LEFTIST, but even if there was, it is not celebrated by our side. We don’t support terrorists like you do. That is just a fact. It’s not rightwingers who cheer at the sight of dead American troops, like your party does (along with Palestinians).
Vanceone on October 6, 2009 at 11:37 AM
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This is so amazingly stupid I cannot formulate a response beyond you’re a gigantic clown.

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 11:48 AM

Or remember when he accused Valerie Jarrett of being a communist? Or compared her to the Gotti Crime family? Hey I wonder if Valerie Jarrett has kids?

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:51 AM

Hey remember when Glenn said that Al Gore’s stupid global warming movie was “like Hitler?” Hey does Al Gore have kids? Anyone?

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:56 AM

Remember when Beck called a radio rival’s wife who just had a miscarriage and live on air mocked her, saying her husband couldn’t even make a baby right?

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 12:00 PM

Or when he compared Howard Dean to Ahmadinejad? Or Hillary Clinton to Hitler? Or when he suggested that Vermont be kicked out the United States because they elected Bernie Sanders? Does anyone in Vermont have kids? Probably not.

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 12:01 PM

Remember when Beck called a radio rival’s wife who just had a miscarriage and live on air mocked her, saying her husband couldn’t even make a baby right?

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 12:00 PM

Well since she didn’t actually have the child, then that was OK in Beck’s worldview. GO GLENN!

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 12:02 PM

Hey I wonder if Valerie Jarrett has kids?

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 11:51 AM

When Glenn Beck starts investigating if Valerie Jarrett is the true mother of any of her children, you let us know.

Niere on October 6, 2009 at 12:03 PM

When Glenn Beck starts investigating if Valerie Jarrett is the true mother of any of her children, you let us know.

Niere on October 6, 2009 at 12:03 PM

I didn’t realize Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin were the same person.

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 12:05 PM

No kidding. Discredit him by proving him wrong. It makes a much greater statement about the truth that they can’t attack the facts he presents, the just go after his character.
 
Great work GB. When they attack as they are doing, it means you’re right, and winning.
 
Finally, I’ve read all of his books: the guy puts a LOT of production value into his work. Right down to the feel of the pages, everything makes you love his books.

CLaFarge on October 6, 2009 at 12:34 PM

Wow! Glenn must be giving them hell for loney left to stoop this low. There is no limits to the depths the hard core left will stoop and this is proof.

Keep giving ‘em hell Glenn!

JohnBG on October 6, 2009 at 12:37 PM

It makes a much greater statement about the truth that they can’t attack the facts he presents, the just go after his character.

CLaFarge on October 6, 2009 at 12:34 PM

Kinda like he does with Obama, the Clintons, 9/11 families, Katrina victims, Al Gore, Valerie Jarrett, Howard Dean, Bernie Sanders, etc. etc. etc.

When they attack as they are doing, it means you’re right, and winning.

I guess that exact same logic applies to liberals too. So what Olbermann and Michael Moore do is also working, apparently.

Proud Rino on October 6, 2009 at 1:08 PM

So now Proud Rino and Dave Rywall are running the narrative?
WOW

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 2:48 PM

If Obama puts on makeup before a TV appearance, is he a tranny ?

macncheez on October 5, 2009 at 9:52 PM

How long before? I mean what if it’s not JUST for the camera?

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:05 PM

“FOX News, the Alamo for the truth”
I’m at a loss of words here trying to figure this one out.

disillusioned on October 5, 2009 at 11:46 PM

Of course you are.
Funny, I understood him perfectly.

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:18 PM

Yes, go to bed, it’s way past your bedtime. You have to be up early to catch the schoolbus to that “special” school your mama enrolled you in. When you graduate you can look forward to that job with Goodwill. Maybe they will let you use the computer once in a while…

lovingmyUSA on October 6, 2009 at 12:17 AM

Undecided rides the short bus? Ahhh, hey, I didn’t know. Gosh I’m sorry I said anything.

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:25 PM

AnninCA on October 6, 2009 at 12:42 AM

Thumbs up on that comment.

disillusioned on October 6, 2009 at 12:48 AM

Undecided and rhetorical Ann are in agreement. Will wonders never cease?

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:28 PM

Decider on October 5, 2009 at 11:37 PM

Sarah Palin

jimmy2shoes on October 6, 2009 at 6:13 AM

I’m thinking Glenn voted for Sarah not John.

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:30 PM

We love Sarah Palin.

texanpride on October 6, 2009 at 10:57 AM

That needs to be repeated.

Blacksmith8 on October 6, 2009 at 3:36 PM

There is no right wing violence in America?
Ha ha ha what an unobservant clown you are.

Dave Rywall on October 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM

Um, could you provide an example or two (ten would be best)of right-wing violence in America?

I can’t think of any examples that match the list that Vanceone provided. There’s the occasional attack on an abortionist, which we all loathe as there is never a justification for murder. But Vanceone points out a violent pedigree in modern leftism that is unequaled.

If you lefties had our guns, or if we had your hate…well, it’d all be over, wouldn’t it? :-O

Cricket624 on October 6, 2009 at 4:50 PM

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