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Did Beck Regret ‘Death Camps’ Comment?

Fox denies accusation of decency

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Glenn Beck.(Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Time Inc)

In the course of verbally sparring with Simon Greer and his Jewish Funds for Justice, Fox News host Glenn Beck argued that Greer’s support for such Communist policies as progressive taxation and some modicum of a social welfare state followed Nazi logic; in response to a petition against him, Beck implied that he believes the Jews killed Jesus. Greer thought this was a bit much.

According to Greer, though, so did Fox News executives, including CEO Roger Ailes. They met with Greer, agreed that Beck had crossed a line (specifically regarding the Nazi/death camps remarks), and pledged to confront him; a few days later, Greer apparently received a hand-written note from the host.

However, faced with this account, Fox acknowledged a meeting took place but denied that Ailes agreed that Beck had behaved inappropriately. “We absolutely stood behind Glenn Beck 1000%,” the spokesperson said. Aw, just when we were ready to praise you guys!

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littlebadwolf says:

the little foxes, commercial vixen all, will say anything for a nickel, and cater to a lowest common denominator audience which is obviously pleased with the ugliness day after day. while i would rather we know what these losers are all thinking and blurting, it is nothing to be proud of. lbw

Hats off to littlebadwolf – I couldn’t have said it better myself. FOX is a den of whores who will distort any truth for the duel purpose of propaganda and dollars/ratings. They are not a legitimate news organization, and it’s an outrage they should received Helen Thomas’ seat for White House briefings – unless of course this starts steering them closer to the truth.

My hat is off to your atsute command over this topic-bravo!

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Did Beck Regret ‘Death Camps’ Comment?

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