Mar
07
2011

Glenn Beck's Factchecking Machine

From David Carr's piece on Glenn Beck in the New York Times today (3/7/11) "When I first came here," he told his audience on Wednesday, "I had this pie-in-the-sky belief that if I told you the truth, if I verified all of my facts and double-checked, and we could make that compelling case with facts to back it up, the journalists in other places would get curious and theyâ┚¬Ã¢”ž¢d use their resources and theyâ┚¬Ã¢”ž¢d investigate and they'd prove it right and they'd show it too." Then he shook his head and laughed bitterly. There's nothing to say about that, really.Everyone […]