Well, this is interesting. Glenn Beck, that champion of liberty and individual rights, that guy who hates government takeovers of health care and rails routinely about it, is threatening to move to Canada.
I apologize to all Canadians in advance if he actually does it.
Last week, Glenn Beck warned that the Obama administration is led by “Marxist revolutionaries” who are preparing to kill millions of people. Today, he announced that he is considering escaping the Marxist plot…by moving to Canada.
Beck recounted a conversation he had with co-host Pat Gray about fleeing the country: “Pat said to me a little while ago, ‘If you’re serious, I might take you up on that move to Canada thing.’ I mean I really sincerely thought this weekend, you know, maybe it’s time to move to Canada.”“Maybe it’s time to move to Canada because these people are not screwing around,” Beck said. “You don’t think they’re going to scoop people up? They will. They’re revolutionaries. Look at everything they do, they’re revolutionaries, pure and simple.”
While I started this post with some tongue-in-cheek snark, I do see a serious and far darker undertone here. Canada, after all, has universal single-payer health insurance. In that regard, it is a far more radical country than this one. So what exactly is it about the Obama administration that Beck regards as revolutionary?
I think we can go all the way back to his days on Fox News when he declared that President Obama had a deep-seated hatred for white people, don't you?
The only "revolutionary" thing about this president is his race. That's why Glenn Beck is willing to sacrifice his principles to move to a country with single payer universal healthcare.