Day: February 24, 2016

2016 Election, Trump

How bad would Trump presidency be?

The world is about to end. Or civil war is about to break out in Dayton, Ohio. Believe it? Glenn Beck, Erick Erickson, and other Republicans have convinced a lot of people that we are doomed if Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination. I know some people who are nearly incapacitated with fear and grief after …

News, Trump

A crushing defeat for Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck was pretty sure that God killed Antonin Scalia so Ted Cruz would win the presidency. Glenn Beck’s theology is very different from mine. In 2010, I worried that Glenn Beck was doing more harm than good. For days, I’d watched Beck tell his watchers that the world was ending and they would be …