Instead of prayer, the president could have asked us all in his address to make sacrifices towards the goal of weaning ourselves off of fossil fuels. It wouldn't have hurt. But it would have been mostly ignored.
Beck is a man who only embraces conservatism as a means to further his personal wealth and career as a successful TV goon. He's a faker, yet millions of people every day take his word for it. And it's bad for America.
My agenda: to find out what beats beneath the Savage breast of talk radio, to find serenity among a group of station owners, managers, and syndicators who are all but certain to bark that a "liberal" talk show will never work.