Posts tagged ‘Glenn Beck’

November 26, 2010

AL Simpson takes on his critics (via @drudge_report)

by thoughtfulconservative

Wonder if Simpson will be criticized as widely as @SarahPalinUSA was yesterday…

I basically agree with most of what Simpson says

Amplify’d from www.trib.com

But Simpson said that while every interest group that testified
before his committee agreed that the mounting federal debt is a
national tragedy, they would then talk about why government funding
to their area of interest shouldn’t be touched.

“We had the greatest generation — I think this is the greediest
generation,” he said.

All this hubbub isn’t a surprise to Simpson, given how
politically polarized the country is these days.

“You don’t want to listen to the right and the left – the
extremes,” he said. “You don’t want to listen to Keith Olbermann
and Rush Babe [Limbaugh] and Rachel Minnow [sic] or whatever that
is, and Glenn Beck. They’re entertainers. They couldn’t govern
their way out of a paper sack — from the right or the left. But
they get paid a lot of money from you and advertisers — thirty,
fifty million a year — to work you over and get you juiced up with
emotion, fear, guilt, and racism. Emotion, fear, guilt, and
racism.

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