As you can expect, Beck angered more than a few people this past weekend when he appeared to show an image of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg giving what looked like a Nazi salute.
Glenn Beck served as the NRA’s keynote speaker at its annual convention in Houston, Texas. It was during that speech that the image of Bloomberg giving a Nazi salute appeared. The head of the Anti-Defamation League called Beck’s comments “deeply offensive.” The organization B'nai B'rith called upon Beck to apologize.
Beck denied any likeness to Hitler and instead claimed that the image was based upon a famous Vladimir Lenin pose.
As a lover of history, I’m sure Mr. Beck won’t mind as we take a stroll down memory lane and look at all the other things he has compared to Hitler and Nazi Germany.
1. President Obama
2. Health Reform
3. The Auto-Bailout
4. Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
7. Fox News
8. Car-Dealership Closures
10. Tea-Party Members
Here is the part of Beck's speech that everyone is talking about: