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Humorist Glenn Beck in video for new book

Hey, crank up the publicity machine -- Glenn Beck's got another book to sell.
Hey, didn't he just publish a book -- some exquisite novel -- in the summer?
Hey, he's got something new to say.
Hey, what is it?
Hey, write this down and send it out: "Packed with great stories from history, chalkboard-style teachable moments, custom illustrations, and Glenn Beck’s trademark combination of entertainment and enlightenment, [fill in any title here] makes the case that when you’re traveling in the wrong direction, slight course corrections won’t cut it — you need to take drastic action. Through a return to individual rights, an uncompromising adherence to the Constitution, and a complete rethinking about the role of government in a free society, Glenn exposes the idea of 'transformation' for the progressive smokescreen that it is, and instead builds a compelling case that restoration is the only way forward."
Hey, he's never said that before.
Hey, what's this book called?
Hey, "Broke."
Hey, "Broke"?
Hey, hey.
Hey, here's the first video pushing it. Gee, look at him -- he's really endearing. And so funny.
Hey, he's the funniest thing going on Armageddon.

By Steven E. Levingston  | October 22, 2010; 8:41 AM ET
Tags:  glenn beck's "Broke"; glenn beck new book; glenn beck book video  
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I think most Americans who watch network news are sick of seeing these so-called authors taking up 10 to 15 minutes of network news. Remember Diane Sawyer recently with Bob Woodward? The publishers pay the networks big bucks to go on various news hours and hype these ridiculous "books". No one buys them. They are a way for special interest groups to invest in these people (IOUs). These groups buy up these books by the thousands. Look at Palin - she "writes" a book a month. Networks are for sale. They can't turn down the millions these publishers offer them for a spot on the national news, even though it isn't news. On another thought, recently the governor of NJ, Christie, was on NBC News (Brian WIllians), touting himself as the next presidential candidate. How much did the GOP pay for that spot? Millions! Who wants to see that? Americans want non-partisan news and we most likely will never get it now. CNN is no longer non-partisan, ABC neither, and when Comcast takes over NBC and MSNBC, it's all over for non-partisan news. Maybe Oprah with her new network can take over.

Posted by: pkbishop1 | October 24, 2010 11:39 AM | Report abuse

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