Glenn Beck is going to have to build a new room in his heavily-armed compound for all these Bryan Fischer Awards. The award is given to those who show a breathtaking lack of self-awareness, projecting their own worst attributes on to their opponents. And this one is a good one:
On his radio broadcast today, Glenn Beck played a clip of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan threatening to “tear this goddamn country up” in response to Ferguson, bizarrely suggesting that progressives would now seek to use such threats as an excuse for President Obama to bring back the Alien and Sedition Acts through executive order.
Facetiously playing the role of a naive progressive responding to Farrakhan’s remarks, Beck said that the only proper solution is to reinstate the Alien and Sedition Acts so that “if you say anything against the country, we can put you in prison.”
Linking this to President Obama’s plan to provide millions of dollars for body cameras and training in an effort to help improve relations between local police departments and minority communities, Beck mockingly said that “if only we could get that Alien and Sedition Act back, we’d be a perfect nation, wouldn’t we?”
Seriously, Beck throws a fit about Obama NOT deporting immigrants and now claims that he wants to reinstate the Alien Acts to deport immigrants. He’s so out of touch with reality that he couldn’t see it from Sarah Palin’s porch.