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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five:

5. Glenn Beck

Professional conspiracy theorist and self-styled Nazi Germany expert Glenn Beck claims his regular spot on the list for finally sharing the truth behind his supposed clairvoyance: Beck, you see, has a “bizarre gift.”

Beck shared this theory while recounting the story of how he sensed a stranger’s pain at the NRA convention, causing him to stop his book signing, chase the man through the convention hall, and tell him that everything is going to be OK. When the stranger heard the message — which he would know was deeply insincere if he had ever seen even 10 seconds of Beck’s show — Beck claims he “immediately broke down and hugged me and started to cry.”

“I have this bizarre gift,” Beck said, “that occasionally I can look people in the eye and I can feel them and I don’t know anything about them, I don’t know what they’re going through but I can feel pain sometimes.”

Of course, if Beck really had a George Costanza-esque ability to sense the slightest human suffering, then talking to any regular viewer of his show would be downright overwhelming.

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  • adler56

    Beck is an unrecovered drug addict with delusions of grandeur.

  • David Turrentine

    Beck is a total idiot and I wish Perry would stop embarrassing Texas A&M

  • latebloomingrandma

    Those poor Republicans and family values guys. They have been trying so hard for years now, to find some big Obama scandal. I gues they just have to resort to making up stuff.

    • The GOP -the party of family values keep failing and yet look at what happened in South Carolina. The birthplace of our CIvil War. Elect the worst possible republican because ?

    • plc97477

      I can understand making up stuff but does it have to be such insane dribble?

  • Some people are willing to believe anything. So damned gullible just because it fits with their narrow minded believes it has to be true.

  • These guys are down right scary!!

    • BDD1951

      And they are going to keep it up until there actually is a Civil War if they are not somehow stopped.

      • JSquercia

        This time Shermanize the whole FN lot of them and Don’t let them back into the Union . Us Blue staters are tired of supporting all those Red staters

    • BDC_57

      You got that right and they got people believing them.

  • sunmusing

    I am a proud member of “Bamz, the secret army of the potomic”…we are only waiting for the “signal”…Our numbers are growing by the day…We are chomping at the the bit to do “HIS” bidding…there is some confusion about the “signal” though…We can’t decide if will be Glen’s head exploding on camera, or Rick Perry saying something not stupid…the country is safe from the “Army of the Potomic” at this time…Remember the Alamo, and Damn the Torpedoes, and Pass the Ammunition, We have Just Begun to Fight….the Tree of Liberty….What? ‘Murican Exceptionalism at its best…

    • plc97477

      rofl. That is very funny. Thank you for making my day.

      • sunmusing


  • BDD1951

    Glenn Beck is just trying to make a living so he says. He was once quoted as saying “I don’t know anything about politics, I don’t care about politics, I’m just trying to make a living” He was quoted in an interview on Serius radio.

  • idamag

    I wonder if he were crying because he had just been attacked by a nut.

    • plc97477

      That explains it.

  • JDavidS

    Jeezus, When Beck is only #5, Michele Bachmann doesn’t make the list and nobody from Faux Noise is there either… You gotta know the right are just getting crazier than ever. Nuttier than squirrel shit.

  • howa4x

    The Right wing doesn’t have any answers to todays complex problems. What they are really good at is to make shit up

    • idamag

      The new right is the party of stupid. I have a new acronym: POS proud of stupid.

      • howa4x

        I like that. you should sell some bumper stickers lol

  • I am so tired of the obstructionist republicans who know nothing about governing but only destructive behavior . Where are their ideas, where are their legislative successes? They are an empty party with empty intelligence.

  • daffodilly

    By George, if I were an Afghan trying to slip across the US border I sure as heck wouldn’t want to leave my turban behind!!!

  • There are 2 kinds of idiots in the GOP . those who vote, and those who hold public office.. but the latter is more dangerous

  • Velska

    Crazy [email protected]! If they practised eugenics, these guys should be forcefully sterilised. The GOP is the most corrupt and the crackiest dudes are these “patriots” who rant about the Constitution without knowing what’s in it!