Monday, April 6, 2009

Not My Fault

So much for the party of personal responsibility. But then again most of us already knew it was bullshit. Especially when it comes to self described "rodeo clowns" like Glenn Beck.

From Media Matters

From the Post-Gazette:
Believing most media were covering up important events, Mr. Poplawski turned to a far-right conspiracy Web site run by Alex Jones, a self-described documentarian with roots going back to the extremist militia movement of the early 1990s.

Who's been mainstreaming the "freak" Alex Jones in recent days? Who's been embracing his conspiratorial rants and giving them a platform and legitimacy? Fox News, course.

here to watch intro its webcast segment about "what the government has done to take your liberty and property away." And watch the Fox host introduce the "the one, the only, the great Alex Jones." The radio nut then launches into talk of the "New World Order" a "global government." Listen as Jones warns the Fox News audience about the Obama "agenda" for "gun confiscation." And watch the Fox News online host tell Jones it's been "a pleasure" listening to his rhetoric.

Fox News has been playing with radical fire in recent weeks and months. But can it contain the bonfire? Naturally, that doesn't stop Newsbusters from
whining about the consequences and insisting that the GOP Noise Machine has no responsibility for the extraordinary hate it's been pushing since January.

UPDATE: Again, even Little Green Footballs
is appalled:
Wow. Racists, 9/11 truthers, and conspiracy theorists, all brought to you by Fox News.
Featuring “the great Alex Jones.”

What the hell is wrong with Fox News?

UPDATE: During his webcast on, Alex Jones also notes with pride how FNC's Glenn Beck has recently been warning about the emerging New World Order on the air, just like Jones.

Honestly all of Beck's denials sound like a guilty conscious to me. The question is how many more tragedies will we have to go through before some one MAKES HIM take responsibility?

BTW David Shuster was teh AWESOME SAUCE today subbing for Tweety on Hardball and talking about this very issue. Just as soon as that video is ready I will be posting it.

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