The viral posters that compared Obama to the Joker and to Hitler feel tame compared to the latest nasty meme to hit the Internet: insinuations that Glenn Beck raped and killed a young girl in 1990. Update #3, 4:30pm: Glenn Beck murder and Glenn Beck rapist are now top suggestions when you do a Google search for Glenn Beck.
Jon Voight was once known for his acting chops and, later, for fathering Angelina Jolie. These days? Well, he's known for his rabid right-wing politics, which were on full display when he appeared on the increasingly robust Mike Huckabee's show.
Some people have called Glenn Beck a racist for not supporting Barack Obama. Beck disagrees: he's a patriot. And, to help prove his outrageous points, Beck invited Pastor Stephen Broden to back him up. How does this help? Broden's black!
Glenn Beck's on many rhetorical hit lists these days. And rightfully so: he's built his career out on fear-mongering and histrionics. It's costing him money, yes, but it's also garnering threats on his family. This should stop.
So, Chris Brown appeared on Larry King Live, the go-to show for those looking to rehabilitate their image following scandal. Sadly for Brown, the visit came off as nothing more than a bid at fulfilling the requisite media appearance.
On Tuesday, Mediaite reported that the World Wildlife Fund denied responsibility for an offensive ad that featured an image of multiple planes headed for the Twin Towers. Now, Ad Age is reporting that WWF has revealed that although the ad was created on spec, it was run once in a local Brazilian newspaper: