The Absurd Spectacle of Glenn Beck’s 9-12 Movement

Posted on September 11, 2009


Melissa Harris Lacewell, Rachel Maddow’s oft-time guest and fellow creature of Princeton,  is generally a bit too pro-Obama for me. But here I think she does a perfectly succinct job of putting the utterly absurd philosophical underpinning of Glenn Beck’s 9-12 Movement in perspective:

Here’s Beck’s original push for 9-12 in which he weeps with nostalgia for the happy day after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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