Emmett Rensin: A Mirror, Darkly
Huffington Post - about 4 years
By now, everybody on the Internet has viewed, re-viewed, re-blogged and gleefully mocked Alex Jones' Karl Rove-dwarfing meltdown on Piers Morgan last week. Everybody on the Internet, as it turns out, includes former FOX News superstar and BlazeTV founder Glenn Beck.
I subscribe to a lot of conservative newsfeeds on Facebook: Beck, Limbaugh, Hannity, Bachmann, Ryan, even "Proud To Be An American" -- a deceptively neutral-sounding front for the Independent Journal Review and its cohort of geriatric commenters whose ability to log into Facebook at all is a testament to Mark Zuckerberg's coding wizardry. Usually, these subscriptions get me little more than a steady supply of Reagan nostalgia, targeted advertising from the Tea Party Express, American flags, and the occasional flame war.
But in the wake of the Jones Incident, I noticed something unusual: Beck had seen the clip and oh boy was he upset. He was livid. With his usual brand of penetrating insight, Beck saw the wh
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