Glenn Beck: 'Don't Do a Google Search'
Glenn Beck thinks Google's "in bed" with the U.S. government. So much so that you shouldn't Google anymore. One wonders if Beck's next venture will be a Beck-approved right-wing search engine. If Google is making you stupid, one can only dream what Beck's search engine would do to your brain. You'd need a full New Yorker feature to get to the bottom of the damage, co-authored by Nicholas Carr and Chris Mooney, of course.
Encouraging people to investigate hypothetical ties between the government and the media, Beck said: "May I recommend if you're doing your own homework, don't do a Google search. It seems to me that Google is pretty deeply in bed with the government." His basis for this argument was instances of antagonism between Google and foreign countries. He may have been referring to China authorities who threatened to revoke the company's license to operate there last year.
Read the full story at The Hill.