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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

From MEDIA MATTERS:

In recent months, Glenn Beck has repeatedly used his television show to plug gold as a way for his audience to “protect” themselves from the possible economic collapse of the U.S. dollar and economy. At the same time, several precious metals investment firms have regularly advertised on his television show, and Beck is a “Paid Spokesman” for Goldline International, which has an “exclusive” sponsorship deal with his radio show and bills itself as “Glenn Beck’s Choice for Gold.”


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Poisoning Political Debate

From MEDIA MATTERS (August 7, 2009):

Washington, DC – Today, Media Matters for America called for Fox News to immediately fire Glenn Beck after he talked about “put[ting] poison” in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s wine. As Media Matters noted, Beck warned his viewers on August 3 that “[i]f anyone thinks that it would be a good idea to turn violent, think again,” adding that “[i]f you ever hear someone thinking about or talking about turning violent, it is your patriotic duty to stop them.”


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