Top Leaderboard, Site wide
November 27, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!


Gratitude in a Warring World
Thank a Politician Today




Joan of Arc


Truthdig Bazaar
The Future History of the Arctic

The Future History of the Arctic

By Charles Emmerson
$19.11

more items

 
A/V Booth

‘Colbert Report’: Obama Answers to GI Joe

Email this item Email    Print this item Print    Share this item... Share

Posted on Dec 2, 2009
Beck and Colbert
colbertnation.com

As usual, Glenn Beck exhibits an, um, unusual political sensibility in his analysis of Barack Obama’s West Point speech and the president’s plan to send 30,000 more American troops to Afghanistan. Luckily, Stephen Colbert is on hand to translate Beck’s logic puzzles with the help of his other favorite plastic friends, GI Joe and My Little Pony.  —KA

Colbert Nation:

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
U.S. Army Chain of Command
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorU.S. Speedskating

Advertisement

Square, Site wide

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

By Tank Tarkinson, December 3, 2009 at 10:01 am Link to this comment
(Unregistered commenter)

Beck’s disgusting rants against our President are shameful. People should boycott
any remaining sponsors of his vile program.

Report this

By Jason, December 2, 2009 at 5:36 pm Link to this comment
(Unregistered commenter)

No Mr. Beck.  It is the generals who takes orders from the President.  I think you should look up “commander-in-chief” and find out what this title means. 

I must admit that I am a little surprised that Glenn, as a true-blue red-blooded patriotic traditionalist nationalist American he purports himself to be, was not aware that the President is not obligated to listen to any miltary personnel whatsover.  As commander-in-chief, matters of war and peace are decided by the President - not the generals.  Regardless of expertise in regards to position.

This is just one of many demonstrations made by Glenn Beck as to his lack of qualifications for being on prime time TV and the radio.

Report this
 
Monsters of Our Own Creation? Get tickets for this Truthdig discussion of America's role in the Middle East.
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
 
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 
 
 

A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Publisher, Zuade Kaufman   Editor, Robert Scheer
© 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.

Like Truthdig on Facebook