From 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Brad Blakeman seems to be channeling a bit of Tucker Carlson's rhetoric with the 'Jon Stewart is not funny 'line, and he has the nerve to compare Stewart and Bill Maher to Glenn Beck. Last I checked, neither of them were insane liars who look like they've lost their damned mind on their shows and are running segments that would give most small children nightmares.
Shuster...I mean Rush Limbaugh it appears his ratings are up. Glenn Beck's ratings are through the roof. Glenn Beck was suggesting that the Obama administration is heading towards concentration camps with those Fema camps and he accuses the Obama administration of totalitarianism. Watch this: (clip)
Beck: We are a country that is headed towards socialism, totalitarianism beyond you're wildest imagination, I wanted to debunk these FEMA camps, I'm tired of hearing about them. I'm tired of hearing it. I wanted to debunk them....I can't debunk them
Shuster: I mean it's crazy isn't it?
Blakeman: It is, it's as crazy as Jon Stewart's crazy or Bill Maher's crazy on the left. These guys, you have a massive deception because you want to take people away from your horrid policies. You start attacking Rush Limbaugh---is not a member of our party...
Jon Stewart is a comedian...
The joke in this segment is your pathetic defense of Limbaugh and Beck as "entertainers". The only people these nut jobs entertain are the fringe elements of our society who still think George Bush was a great President and that Obama is a terrorist who has a fake birth certificate and is determined to destroy the country.
Blakeman never gives an example of Stewart's craziness. He just says so. I don't remember Stewart being a global warming denier or actually start crying on the set because he feels so bad for you because we're becoming socialists and communists as the camera does a close-up of his eyes while he weeps.
What Blakeman won't say is that Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck do speak for the Republican Party. They have huge platforms to promote their conservative propaganda and the GOP follows right along. John McCain's campaign ads were for the most part---a direct result from talking points he gathered from RushBo. and his company of little Limbaugh's which were then produced 36 hours later... And what's also important to note is that Beck's ratings are tied into that lunatic fringe which represent scary, militia type stuff that is only growing at an incredible pace on the right.