Glenn Beck’s Factchecking Machine

From David Carr‘s piece on Glenn Beck in the New York Times today (3/7/11): “When I first came here,” he told his audience on Wednesday, “I had this pie-in-the-sky belief that if I told you the truth, if I verified all of my facts and double-checked, and we could make that compelling case with facts to back it up, the journalists in other places would get curious and they’d use their resources and they’d investigate and they’d prove it right and they’d show it too.” Then he shook his head and laughed bitterly. There’s nothing to say about that, really. […]