Glenn Beck is not known to be a real stable guy, even when he isn't putting Vicks Vapor Rub in his eyes, so I was waiting for him to meltdown over the Obamacare enrollment numbers because conservatives all do one thing very well: They imitate each other like a gold medal synchronized swim team.
You can bet that if Fox News and Limbaugh are freaking on something, he and every other conservative hate talker are sure to follow suit. In this segment, not only does he believe the Obamacare enrollment numbers are phony, but that Obama is Mussolini and the media is full of "rat bastards."
Beck: We've never had this before. This guy, you put him in a military uniform, I'm not kidding you, you put him on a balcony in a military uniform, this guy is a full-fledged dictator. There has never been any president who has ever done anything like this.
This is complete bogus. This is complete bogus fairytale. This is completely made up. This is nonsensical. The emperor has no clothes and everyone in the press, you "rat bastards." Every single one of you. No, what he's saying isn't true. You know it. You know it.
He's a sociopath! He's sociopathic!
I think Beck forgot that the ACA had to pass Congress before it became a law. Obama couldn't just issue an order and, Voila, we got Obamacare. If he could, then I bet the ACA would have been a full-blown single payer system and Medicare would have been expanded to cover everyone starting at 50. Unemployment would have been extended without incident, food stamps would have been strengthened and not cut and there would never have been a debt ceiling vote, ever? I'm just naming a few things off the top of my head.
And then after more ranting and raving, he settled down in to a comfortable type of mania:
Then, after an hour of ranting about Obama and the press and the Republicans, Beck finally snapped and declared that he is "not going to pay attention to these people any more, I am not going to waste my life," screaming that "I have a right to pursue my happiness, I have a right to do what I was born to do!"
"My state of mind is great," he concluded, "'cause I've had enough"
How crazy is our country? There's enough extremists out there who listen and watch Beck's schtick everyday that he's making millions of dollars off of them.