58.1 F
Park Forest
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Subscribe to eNews Park Forest

Tell Glenn Beck: ‘My name is [Insert your name] and I am an American’

Commentary

On the February 4th edition of his nationally syndicated radio show, Glenn Beck unleashed the latest in what has become a long series of racially charged comments about President Obama. Purporting to explain why Obama chose to start using the name Barack instead of Barry, Beck said:

He chose to use his name, Barack, for a reason. To identify, not with America — you don’t take the name Barack to identify with America. You take the name Barack to identify with what? Your heritage? The heritage, maybe, of your father in Kenya, who is a radical? Is — really? Searching for something to give him any kind of meaning, just as he was searching later in life for religion.

At Media Matters, we listened to this segment with confusion. What is an American name? Instead of helping the American people come together with a common purpose, Beck seeks to divide us along ethnic and racial lines.

Let’s join together and demand Glenn Beck stop dividing our country. Right now, we need tens of thousands of people to step forward and, with one voice, loudly tell Glenn Beck:

CLICK HERE TO TAKE ACTION

Source: Media Matters for America

Recent Articles

Stay Connected

3,827FansLike
1,274FollowersFollow
574SubscribersSubscribe

Local Advertisers

Prairie State College
Proud member of LION Publishers
Dining on the Green, Downtown Park Forest
DonnerHollen Construction

ENEWSPF NEWS ALERTS

Trending

Park Forest
clear sky
58.1 ° F
64.6 °
54.7 °
92 %
0mph
0 %
Wed
80 °
Thu
81 °
Fri
78 °
Sat
82 °
Sun
74 °

About Google Ads

The Google-supplied ads that appear on this website are not reviewed ahead of time and differ for each visitor. If anything offensive, inappropriate, or otherwise unwholesome appears, please notify us so we can take steps to block that specific advertiser. Email the URL or advertiser name to [email protected].