Beck's lack of advertisers made him a financial liability for Fox, and it's clear that this was a driving factor in his departure from Fox. This is an incredible and unprecedented victory.
A look back at the funniest parodies Glenn Beck has inspired during his short-lived reign as the craziest person on TV.
It's encouraging to know that it is no longer economically viable for a major television network to support the demagogic rantings of its most unhinged conspiracy theorist.
When Beck declared, "the last thing the country needs is a showboat. You don't want me as President," I breathed a huge sigh of relief upon hearing him exhibit a healthy degree of self-awareness.
In a 2009 Harris poll among 2,276 adults surveyed online, when asked, "Who is your favorite TV personality?" Fox News' Glenn Beck beat out everyone except Oprah Winfrey.
Political battles are made easier when at least some of your opponents are clueless, careless, and, well, frankly creepy. So this morning my thanks go out to Glenn Beck.
Many Americans are angry about the attack on our living standards and basic rights by the right-wing forces around the country -- of which the Maine mural controversy is but a small part. It's time for Obama to take a stand.
It seems obvious, but in order to be taken seriously, politicians have to be, you know, serious. Not just in terms of personality or behavior, but primarily in terms of policy and lawmaking.
Lawrence O'Donnell spent an entire segment criticizing his show's part-owner, General Electric, for paying no income taxes on over $5B of profits in 2010. Now, that is integrity writ-large.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars.
Understand the charges against Van Jones for what they are: A backhanded tribute to his past accomplishments and future potential as a leader and advocate for a better America.
In an interview, union organizer Steven Lerner discussed his mortgage strike idea, the big banks, the Tea Party, and accusations by Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh that his ideas constitute "economic terrorism."
So Glenn Beck's thinking of starting his own pay cable "service"? Brilliant!
The Republican Party this week announced a comprehensive plan to address global warming. As the Party never believed global warming exists, it came as a surprise even to themselves.
No one can be so ridiculous as to suggest that some sort of miserable, bearded Christian deity was just sitting around, bored out of his mind, and suddenly decided, on a frustrated whim, to flick his middle finger against the Pacific plate.