As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
In recent days, some stalwart allies of the Republican Party -- Wall Street bankers along with several business lobbying groups -- have warned against the government shutdown. Rather than endorse House Republicans’ campaign to destroy the Affordable Care Act, business and financial leaders have politely suggested that the more radical elements Republicans are getting a bit carried away.
Glenn Beck , at his successful “Restoring America” rally in Washington, wrapped himself in the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr . He fits much better with another religious-political figure, the late Charles E. Coughlin, the Catholic priest who led a populist-right crusade against President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s.
Fox News commentator Glenn Beck and Tea Party heroine Sarah Palin exhorted tens of thousands of fans and activists gathered in Washington to embrace religion and the nation’s traditional values as part of their decision-making and daily lives.
Radio talk-show host Glenn Beck renewed his contract with Clear Channel Communications Inc. in a deal that doubles his pay to $100 million over five years, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.