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Saturday, November 21, 2009
By Steven L. Taylor

Glenn Beck was created by ratings.

And he has a Plan

Via glennbeck.com:  Glenn Beck reveals the Plan

I am developing a 100 year plan. I know that the bipartisan corruption in Washington that has brought us to this brink and it will not be defeated easily. It will require unconventional thinking and a radical plan to restore our nation to the maximum freedoms we were supposed to have been protecting, using only the battlefield of ideas.

- All of the above will culminate in The Plan, a book that will provide specific policies, principles and, most importantly, action steps that each of us can take to play a role in this Refounding.

First reaction:  it is amusing to me that a fellow who is so concerned with communists (who were well known for their ineffective 5-year plans) is going to proffer a 100 year plan.

Second:  a good way to sell books,  I guess:  promise a plan, but one can only get the plan if one buys the book.  Heck, if Glenn really cared about the country wouldn’t he just offer the plan for free on his web site?

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One Response to “Let the BSG Jokes Begin…”

  1. PoliBlog: A Rough Draft of my Thoughts » Dobbs for President? (and Putting Cable Ratings into Perspective) Says:

    [...] Beyond that, it seems that there is an increasing proclivity of cable news personalities to take their relative significance on their respective channels a tad too seriously.  We have the topic of this post, Dobbs, and his presidential fantasies and we have Glenn Beck promising grandiose plans. [...]

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