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08/01/2010

Partly fear-mongery with a severe chance of polarization

by Jeremy Hooper

We're all familiar with the National Organization For Marriage's much-parodied "Gathering Storm" ad, where dark clouds and thunder serve as allegorical stand-ins for LGBT equality and fairness. Well now it's talk show host Glenn Beck who's entering the field of mockery-inducing meteorology:

In a speech Friday at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, radio and TV talk host Glenn Beck urged the audience to prepare for a “very violent storm.”
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“They’re not an enemy of ours,” he said, referring to people he expects to provoke political unrest after the fall elections. “They’re an enemy of His.”

*Read more: In KC speech, Beck warns of a ‘very violent storm’ [KansasCity.com]

Forget cats and dogs. For far too many social conservatives, it's something even more animalistic (and discourse-weakening) that's reigning supreme!

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