Friday, September 3, 2010

Does the Glenn Beck Show Mirror an AA Meeting?

Washington Post columnist, Kathleen Parker thinks that Glenn Beck’s show mimics the principles of an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting.

“Beck's 'Restoring Honor' gathering on the Mall was right out of the Alcoholics Anonymous playbook. It was a 12-step program distilled to a few key words, all lifted from a prayer delivered from the Lincoln Memorial: healing, recovery and restoration.” she said.

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Well, I guess Kathleen has a point when you consider that this is what he thinks of the mentality of his viewers, right?

I delved further into his theories and found that Kathleen actually knows her stuff. This is how most people react behind his GUI interface while he is going off the deep end about things like George Washington’s Inaugural Address:

Let’s hope that we all have the “serenity” and “courage” to hit the remote control and the “wisdom” to know when.

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