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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Is Glenn Beck Good For Conservatism?

Over at Uncouth Ruminations, Carl Wicklander has some excellent commentary from a libertarian perspective on Glenn Beck's meteoric rise in the conservative movement:

But it’s still quite precarious that Glenn Beck has shed his more odious positions once the Republicans were thoroughly repudiated. His antics are a bit annoying, bordering on bad soap opera acting, but he still displays better independence than his more unoriginal talk radio colleagues.

So, is Glenn Beck healthy for the Right? Maybe, maybe not. Is he part of the solution or is he part of the problem? If he’s part of the problem, he’s far less of it than Rush, Hannity, Levin or Coulter.

Read the whole article here.