On May 4th, Media Matters reports Beck, playing to the NRA crowd, took potshots at NYC Mayor Bloomberg, portraying him as a Nazi:
At NRA Rally, Beck Portrays NYC Mayor Bloomberg As Saluting Nazi
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In other overstatements, Beck claims "Freedom of All Mankind Is at Stake":
Glenn Beck at NRA Rally: 'Freedom of All Mankind Is at Stake'We agree with Beck about one thing: the freedom of mankind is at stake, but not because of "gun control" so much as Beck new racist friends he's playing to in the Libertarian base.
Television and radio host Glenn Beck warned NRA members that the "freedom of all mankind is at stake" and the "right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."
We've covered the Libertarian Party, via Ron Paul; another read will be instructive:
This latest Godwin embracing of "Nazi" retoric is right out of the play book of fascists projecting their sickness on their enemies. Glenn Beck has a history of Anti semitism he probably wants people to forget:
Is Glenn Beck an anti-Semite? Fox host slammed by Anti-Defmation League for attack on George Soros
By Aliyah Shahid / DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
Friday, November 12, 2010, 2:05 PM
"Push Nazi propaganda, you're a Nazi.
Your friends are Nazis, you're Nazi.
Make excuses for Nazi propaganda, you're a Nazi.
Organize on email lists or websites with Nazis or Nazi propaganda, and don't call it out, you're a Nazi."
Hope that works out for you and your new/old Libertarian pals.