VIA: New York Daily News
Weep for joy, Glenn Beck: the Anti-Defamation League has cited you as the national media’s fear-monger-in-chief.
In a new report examining the wave of anti-government hostility that’s spread across the country since Barack Obama won the White House, the ADL cited Beck as the “most important mainstream media figure who has repeatedly helped to stoke the fires of anti-government anger.”
Beck, a right-wing talk host with a TV show on Fox and popular syndicated radio program, is in a league of his own, the report from the Jewish anti-hate watchdog group asserts.
According to the report, other conservative media hosts, such as Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, routinely blast Obama and his administration, but they have typically dismissed or refused to offer a platform to conspiracy theorists and anti-government extremists.
“Beck and his guests have made a habit of demonizing President Obama and promoting conspiracy theories about his administration,” the report states. “Beck has even gone so far as to make comparisons between Hitler and Obama and to promote the idea that the president is dangerous.”
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