AUTHOR: David Sirota at AlterNet
THESIS: When Glenn Beck used the word "eradicate" in his CPAC speech, he meant it literally
GLENN BECK'S 'GREAT DESIRE': To kill progressives
GLENN BECK'S GREAT SERVICE TO LIBERALS: Finally admitting this
OTHER PEOPLE BECK AND THE CONSERVATIVES WANT TO KILL: Anyone with whom they disagree, "anyone [...] who value[s] 'community'"
RELEVANCE OF GLENN BECK'S COMPLEXION: An excuse for Sirota to work in the adjective "porcine"
WHAT GLENN BECK LOOKS LIKE, ASIDE FROM A PIG: A rodeo clown
TO BE MORE SPECIFIC:
What is the difference between Beck's decree and that of Rwanda's genocidal leaders in the 1990s? ... Likewise, what separates Beck's screed from a bin Laden fatwa? ...
And so we finally see tyranny's hideous image within our midst: It's not a tightly cropped mustache in a beige uniform; it's a clean-shaven baby face in a suit -- a rodeo clown with a chalkboard who unfortunately speaks for modern-day conservatism.
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