More about Nielson Ratings, from a former industry insider


I got an email today I’d like to share with you:
Hi Kathy …
Your comment today about Glenn Beck’s “falling” Nielsen ratings was bang on, especially when you wondered if the recession has some people cutting off the cable TV.
It does, but it’s a tiny bit more complex than that.
* Nielsen’s NATIONAL ratings are measured via [...]

Lies, damn lies and television ratings


Media Matters and the Huffington Post are crowing about the latest Nielson ratings, showing a dip in Glenn Beck’s viewership at Fox News. Media Matters thinks Beck’s weird (and now largely forgotten) hour-long interview with oddball Democrat Congressman Eric Massa in March marked a turning point, although their “logic” escapes me:
Prior to the Massa Moment, [...]

ACORN’s Bertha “Bowel Movement” Lewis Speaks


On his TV show yesterday Glenn Beck took aim at the foul-mouthed Bertha Lewis, chief ringleader of the organized crime syndicate known as ACORN. (no video; transcript here) In case you’ve been vacationing on Mars for the last two years: President Obama worked for ACORN’s Project Vote affiliate, trained ACORN organizers and represented ACORN as a [...]

Daily Kos Kook Founder Says Americans Should Shut Up And Take It


Tea Party supporters should shut up and let President Obama destroy America if they know what’s good for them, a prominent leftist agitator says.
On his TV show Glenn Beck highlighted recent remarks made by propagandist Markos Moulitsas, founder of the vile, hateful left-wing website, Daily Kos. (video not available; transcript here) Moulitsas said
I mean, this [...]

The Violent Left Accuses The Nonviolent Tea Party Of Violence


On Glenn Beck’s TV show, Internet news entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart reminded Americans that the civil unrest brewing in America has been generated by the left. Democratic lawmakers have consistently refused to take their constituents’ concerns about runaway government spending and ObamaCare seriously.
It really started to happen after the townhalls in early August [2009] that were an [...]

“Game Change” Author Includes Limbaugh in Sedition Charge


Our Joseph Klein already did a terrific job of parsing Time Magazine’s Joe Klein’s deranged outburst on the weekend Chris Matthews Show that Sarah Palin and Glenn beck were guilty of “sedition.”
(It’s gotta be tough to keep up with making sure that people know the difference between Joe and Joseph.  I remember the first time [...]

Do Clinton, Klein blame Bath School Massacre on Amos & Andy?


Am I the only one who thinks it would be hysterically funny to start mailing napkins to Joe Klein c/o Time magazine (One Time Warner Center, New York, NY 10019), maybe with quotes from the Founding Fathers on them?
Yeah, it’s probably just me…
Anyhow: Klein has accused Glenn Beck of “sedition,” while impeached President Bill Clinton [...]

Joe Klein Reads Off His Napkin: Beck and Palin “Rub Right Up Close To Being Seditious”


Times columnist Joe Klein never misses an opportunity to make a fool of himself.  His latest bufoonery was displayed on NBC’s April 18 edition of “The Chris Matthews Show.”   
I did a little bit of research just before this show – it’s on this little napkin here. I looked up the definition of sedition which is conduct [...]

What Powerful Post Does Obama Have In Mind For Andy Stern?


The Politico reports that Andy Stern is quitting the presidency of his public-sector union, the radical Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
Stern, a frequent antagonist of TV talk show host Glenn Beck, is reportedly stepping down from his post at arguably the most powerful union in America. It’s unclear why Stern chose this precise moment to leave [...]

Glenn Beck: Congressman Paul Ryan is Wrong about Progressivism


Our favorite talk show host Glenn Beck recently criticized Paul Ryan, for giving a speech in which he tried to rehabilitate progressives such as Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Beck’s criticism came after he read this post over at the popular conservative Hot Air blog, in which Ryan is praised for being a “real progressive.” Unlike Ryan, Beck [...]