It’s easy to laugh off the weekend’s Glenn Beck-Sarah Palin show at the Lincoln Memorial. But don’t laugh just yet. The rally was a major event in the right wing’s effort to take over Congress and the presidency.
I have a dream that the Yalie son of a Houston oil magnate can walk hand in hand with the daughter of a Wall Street hedge fund operator on the white sands of Southampton while evading inheritance taxes.
Our morbid curiosity got the better of us and we went looking for video documentation of Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor Rally.” Hop past the jump for Sarah Palin speechifying, Beck describing himself as savior of America (sigh) and the inevitable music video.
Before holding his Hubrisfest 2010 celebration on Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial, Glenn Beck says he’s no Martin Luther King Jr., but would also like to point out that “African-Americans don’t own Martin Luther King.”
Barack Obama has been known to roll with the celebrity set (paging Oprah Winfrey), so perhaps it’s only fitting that his inaugural festivities will begin on Sunday with a show at the Lincoln Memorial replete with boldfaced names and HBO at the ready to showcase the event.