Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Media Matters slams Palin video

Over the last six months, Media Matters has narrowed its focus to almost a single point: Glenn Beck’s rhetoric, they argue, incites violence.

CEO David Brock leads with this argument in his highly critical response to Sarah Palin’s video, offering three examples:

- A man who threatened to firebomb Nancy Pelosi’s house, whose mother said he got his information from Fox News;
- Charles Wilson, who was arrested for repeatedly threatening to kill Sen. Patty Murray, and whose cousin told the court he was influenced by Beck;
- And Byron Williams, the felon who targeted members of the Tides Foundation, who called Beck a “schoolteacher.” Full Post


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