Glenn Beck, the former Fox News personality, has devised a three-point strategy that enables him to widely disseminate the old "blame the Jews" meme without being dismissed as anti-Semitic.
The Glenn Beck circus at the Knesset Monday had it all: Ecstatic fans who pushed and shoved to meet him; a theatrical as ever Beck, pounding on the table and yelling "Amen"; MK Arieh Eldad saying the occupation must end -- the Islamic occupation of Israel, that is.
If you are outraged tonight by what the Rupert Murdoch empire was up to in Great Britain all these years -- and you should be -- than you should be doubly outraged by what they've pulled off here.
A recent post from me entitled "Sarah Palin, My President" led to a frantic call from my lawyer, who prefers to remain anonymous where blatant acts of...
An important debate flared this week -- one in which sides were chosen, positions staked out, and invective hurled. I will let that sentence stand in...
As much as the the exodus of advertisers from Glenn Beck's Fox News show hurt the network, Fox is still betting that advancing stereotypes and supporting race-baiting is good for business.
Jon Stewart is a true genius. But he's a comic genius. And without even being a true journalist he brilliantly managed to do what no one else has done: get Fox to admit that it's a politically biased television network.
That was the message Van Jones had for the hard-right and Glenn Beck during his keynote at Netroots Nation.
Perhaps the cold spell we're experiencing in DC originated from a realm much farther down beneath the earth that just froze over today. Glenn Beck just changed his mind on Ayn Rand!
To expose high school students to fringe perspectives, presented as genuine alternatives, and then encourage them to "choose" the one they like best is to send the message that there is no such thing as knowledge.
Despite his insistence to the contrary, I believe New Jersey Gov. Chris Chris is certain to enter the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
The reason I've written my latest book is because the insane rightward tilt of the Republicans post-Obama's election has meant that the path taken by the religious right was something I felt needed to be better understood and exposed... from the inside.
Should Mitt Romney, as is increasingly likely, win the GOP presidential nomination, it will be a severe defeat for the Tea Party faction of the party.
American evangelicals, Fox News, and now the Republican Party take their intellectual cues from a roster of remarkably similar populists who head media empires.
It was easier during World War II. You knew who your enemies were--Hitler, Tojo, the Red Skull. And you knew who your allies were, too--Churchill, Stalin, the Submariner.
If conservatives don't like labor unions, they are entitled to their opinions. But when they attack unions by arguing that they actually hurt working people, they don't have the facts on their side. They are crying wolf.