August 28th, 2010
11:52 AM ET
8 years ago

Beck backstage

ALT TEXT Glenn Beck backstage at his ‘Restoring Honor’ rally Saturday in front of the Lincoln Memorial. (PHOTO CREDIT: Rachel Streitfeld/CNN)

Filed under: Glenn Beck
soundoff (51 Responses)
  1. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Remember, God has the final word, not Glenn Beck. Don't hate them, just pray for them because we all must answer to a higher being.

    August 28, 2010 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  2. GI Joe

    What??? God didn't come down to speak thru his second son????

    August 28, 2010 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  3. Uncle Snerdly

    Glenn Beck,the moron that keeps making money off the clueless.Its truely sad.Meet the new nazis,same as the old nazis.

    August 28, 2010 12:00 pm at 12:00 pm |
  4. Don

    What a great rally...Haven't felt this good about this country and God in a long time..

    August 28, 2010 12:02 pm at 12:02 pm |
  5. NVa Native

    Beck is a parasite. And a BIGOT.

    August 28, 2010 12:06 pm at 12:06 pm |
  6. Marie MD

    Is there a place where he can take a cold shower after the twit finishes her speech. The look on his face when he looks at that woman is comical and disgusting. I bet he fantasizes about her dancing around some pole.
    Then again . . . . . maybe that is all she is good for.

    August 28, 2010 12:08 pm at 12:08 pm |
  7. josephine

    This could be the start of a Palin/Beck run on 2012. These two hot conservatives could be the ones that topple Pres. Obama at the next presidential election. Only then will we get this country back to where the real americans want , that is peace and prosperity for everyone.

    August 28, 2010 12:20 pm at 12:20 pm |
  8. jim

    Remember it was Beck that defended Shirley Sherrod against the WH.'s firing of her.

    August 28, 2010 12:21 pm at 12:21 pm |
  9. Jan

    Glenn Beck said this is not a political rally. However, there are anti-Obama, and hateful signs everywhere. This should be a day of unity, not divisive. Shame on you Glenn Beck, your agenda is obvious, and selfish. My husbands parents were civil rights activiist who were assasinated in 1964. Your "gathering" is an insult to the true heroes who marched, gathered, and literaly put their lives on the line. The Beck poitical/hateful gathering makes me feel ashamed for America.

    August 28, 2010 12:24 pm at 12:24 pm |
  10. Brent

    Glenn Beck is like that annoying kid at the playground who's constantly saying: "Hey look at me, look what I can do, look at me!"

    If we just ignore him, he'll go home. If we keep watching him, he'll keep asking for more attention...

    August 28, 2010 12:31 pm at 12:31 pm |
  11. Observer

    Was Beck working on faking tears like he did for the magazine?

    August 28, 2010 12:36 pm at 12:36 pm |
  12. D. Tree

    Glenn Beck's "I Have a Scheme" rally.

    August 28, 2010 12:38 pm at 12:38 pm |
  13. Peter E

    Just ignore him. His head is way too big. He is a greedy attention-starved corporate stooge who's just too lazy to go through actual priest training so he can cash in on televangelism. He is nothing but a Pat Robertson wanna-be.

    August 28, 2010 12:43 pm at 12:43 pm |
  14. barry

    Wow it surprised me that CNN and MSNBC covered this as well as Fox. That's great we are after all one nation. It is good to see so many people from all walks of life come together and rally for the return of honor. No matter your race, religion, or political view we are Americans first and the greatest Nation on Earth.

    August 28, 2010 12:47 pm at 12:47 pm |
  15. IKHAN

    USA lost its face, credibility and influence the world over during the Bush era of infamy.
    The likes of Glenn Beck and the pack at Fox Propaganda Channel was in the forefront spreading lies, half truths and dishing out propaganda resulting in us landing in a disaster of their making-Iraq & then Afghanistan.

    Its such a farcs when this intellectually challenged propagandist Glenn Beck calls for 'taking back honor'.
    That the likes of Sarah Palin & the Tea Partiers are the back bone of this movement with undertones of racism, intolerance, hate & now religious persecution, speaks a lot for this rally.
    Wake up America.

    August 28, 2010 12:49 pm at 12:49 pm |
  16. bridgette

    God has no respect of person. He could care less if you are conservative, libeal, democarat, nor republican. As a matter of fact I suspect that he prefer you not to be any of them and just work at living the word of his good book. All of this stuff is foolishness in the name of God.

    August 28, 2010 12:53 pm at 12:53 pm |
  17. bobden

    How can beck restore something that he would not recognize if he were to see it. He is without honor. He spouts trash that he knows is not true, and he does that just to make more money.

    August 28, 2010 12:59 pm at 12:59 pm |
  18. manhandler

    Does the man remind you of an up and coming little Nazi, rallying the disenchanted and the mean spirited as if he's the second coming of Christ? In the first place, no supposed God is going to improve zilch in this country or the world. This "false prophet" counts on the ignorant, the fearful, and the intellectually challenged to follow him around like dogs on a leash while he trashes anything and everything that has to do with the betterment of ALL the people in this country. Like Hitler, when he rallied the Germans to his side, this man is dangerous and should be vigorously opposed at every turn.

    August 28, 2010 01:01 pm at 1:01 pm |
  19. Peter E

    Not only is he distorting Dr. King's image and the history of Civil Rights for political gain, he is also using God and religion for political gain. And of course, if you dare disagree with him, you must be an anti-religious liberal bigot.
    Since Obama got elected this person has delivered tirade after tirade against every democrat, and especially Obama, while making excuses for republicans. Beck has likened everyone who disagrees with him to Hitler and Stalin. He accuses his opponents of fearmongering while telling us that if we don't vote for his favorite candidates we are 'writing the last chapters of our history.' And at this 'non-political' rally he immediatelly begins by trashing government. Sure, he doesn't mention names, but his message is still clear.
    Beck is a liar and a hypocrite!

    August 28, 2010 01:03 pm at 1:03 pm |
  20. harold

    He is LDS?.. Therefor as I understand their ideas.. he believes that God has a wife ..and lives up "there".. and both God and his wife will someday.. reside in the middle of MIssouri.. the "promosed land".. or something?.He can believe what ever he wants....... But really?

    August 28, 2010 01:08 pm at 1:08 pm |
  21. Sgt. USMC

    You can't restore what you never had beck.

    August 28, 2010 01:08 pm at 1:08 pm |
  22. judy

    As long as you believe as Beck does, you are an American!
    You need a shop vac to pick up the diarhea spewing from their mouths!

    August 28, 2010 01:09 pm at 1:09 pm |
  23. Marry

    Why can’t these folks just be honest and admit: People who admire and listen to Glen Beck, Rush Limbough, Sarah Palin, John Boehner, Michele Bachmann, Ben Quayle, Sharron Angle (to name just a few of the many people the GOP seems to be made up of these days) do so because they hate President Obama and see them as the opposite of him. He makes them feel inferior and they make them feel good about being underachievers.

    Very well said, anagram_kid!!!!

    August 28, 2010 01:10 pm at 1:10 pm |
  24. Mickey, NY

    I see Beck has plenty of supporters for his "Restore Bigotry" rally...disgusting.

    August 28, 2010 01:22 pm at 1:22 pm |
  25. JWN

    God must be gasping if he hears this snake oil salesman....BARF!

    August 28, 2010 01:23 pm at 1:23 pm |
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