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Review: Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance

Common Nonsense effectively and in detail confirms what thinking folks already knew but may have had difficulty explaining: Beck, equal parts Mormon and moron, is a towering ignoramus and a shameless bigot.
Alexander Zaitchik methodically unravels Glenn Beck's Christmas sweater
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 16, 2010
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Reading is fundamentalist

In 2009, liberals held firm control of the presidency, the US Senate, and the US House of Representatives. But there was one realm where conservatives dominated: the New York Times bestseller list.
Conservative screeds dominated the book charts this year. Will future election results follow the bestseller lists?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 25, 2009