Glenn Beck: Totally Crazy or Just Batsh*t Insane?

On Wednesday, I mentioned that there had been two terrible mass shootings, one in Germany and one in Alabama, and noted I didn't feel inclined to try to make a political point about either one, especially knowing only the briefest outlines of each incident.

Suffice it to say, professional asshole Glenn Beck doesn't have the same reserve, and, during a conversation with professional douchebag Bill O'Reilly yesterday, he took the opportunity to advance his theory about the murderer in Alabama:



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So, according to Glenn Beck, murderous rampages are the inevitable consequence of conservatives not getting what they want. Never mind that we've no idea whether the man in question was a conservative; it's easy enough to presume a white man from Alabama is a conservative just to make the point that his killing spree is all liberals' fault.

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