Quote of the Day

“While in Egypt, CNN’s Anderson Cooper was attacked and beaten, which raises two questions. Is it safe to send our media into these places? And how do we get Glenn Beck over there?” –Conan O’Brien

Quote of the Day

“Protesters in Egypt are demanding that President Murabak step down by Friday. Murabak says he’ll leave in 5 years and then hand the job off to Conan.” –Jimmy Kimmel

Why Glenn Beck Is Sounding Even Crazier Than Usual

No, its not because Beck has gone off his meds.

David Frum points out the obvious about Glenn Beck–he sounds crazy to attract an audience:

Many people have suggested that since the crisis in Egypt began Fox News’ Glenn Beck sounds crazier than usual.

This is a hard assessment to quantify.  But if it is true, the uptick in craziness may be attributable to the decline in Beck’s audience.

Frum supported this view by reprinting an old post by Tim Mak on how “crazy talk” drives talk radio. This could also be supported with Beck’s own words when he described himself as a rodeo clown and pointed out that “If you take what I say as gospel, you’re an idiot.”

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Quote of the Day

“The good news is that Hosni Mubarak may step down. The bad news is that he may be replaced by his idiot son Hosni W. Mubarak.” –David Letterman

Bonus Quote:

“Egypt has responded to hundreds of thousands of protesters by shutting down the internet. Listen, if you want people to stay home and do nothing, turn the internet back on.” –Conan O’Brien