I was listening to Glenn Beck pontificate on his radio show about how what happened in the Third Reich is what is happening in America today and that he was surprised the Jews would not be sensitive to this. Being a Jew I wondered too, but not about the myriad of SS in the Obama administration but how this born-again Mormon knew so much about what I should be sensitive to.
Beck spoke about his ignorance of academia, being that he is self taught, but asked his listeners, “What if I am right?’ Of course he whispered it which makes what he says so cool because then you know he sincerely means it. It was also at that moment that it all made sense. Glenn Beck is Michael Scott.
Michael Scott is a character in The Office, my favorite sitcom…other than the ones I was paid to write. Glenn Beck is a character on radio and Fox News. I now come to believe that they are, in fact, the same character.
It’s really not so much of a leap. Both are stars on their own hit shows. Both are wont to tear up to make an impression. Both have been known to use a blackboard to rationalize a tortured Read more