Remember When Beck Ridiculed Pelosi For Speaking Out Against Violent Tea Party Rhetoric?

I'm waiting for Glenn Beck to finally apologize.

I'm waiting for him to acknowledge that violent rhetoric can and does influence mentally unbalanced people, and that a line has been so clearly crossed, even Glenn Beck has regrets.

When you tell people Obama's planning to kill them, that has consequences.

When you warn people of an impending Reichstag moment and power grab, you're targeting our leaders.

When Byron Williams, armed to the teeth and wearing body armor, drives to San Francisco to shoot officials of the Tides Foundation and hopefully start a revolution, was it a coincidence that you'd targeted them with your violent rhetoric?

When your fan Richard Poplowski became so convinced that the Obama administration would take his guns that he gunned down three Pittsburgh policemen, you planted those seeds.

What's that old saying? "Sow the wind, reap the whirlwind."

You can hide behind the flag, Mr. Beck, but now everyone sees you for who you are. You're a liar, and a bully, and a thug. You incite other people and sit back, counting your cash.

Shame on you. You're a twisted excuse for a human being, and your words led to the death of other human beings. No, you didn't pull the trigger -- but neither did Charles Manson.

Dave blogged about it back in real time:

Beck: Look -- Timothy McVeigh -- nutjob! Nutjob! On the fringe of the right! That, President Clinton tried to blame on Rush Limbaugh. It was ridiculous then, and it's ridiculous now. Harvey Milk -- killed by a guy who was hepped up on Twinkies. It was ridiculous then -- it's ridiculous now. The shooter -- and Timothy McVeigh -- crazy people! It's madness.

Expect to hear this a lot more in the coming days.


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