Who the hell are we expected to rely on now for our habitual dose of crazy? Glenn Beck has just announced the shocking revelation that he will be leaving his show on Fox News in order to produce shows for the cable news network. I don’t know about you, but I love Glenny Boy if for nothing than for his punctual faculty to feed the fodder of my favorite funny men Steven Colbert and John Stewart in producing side-splitting cracks about the wacky “news” man. Who will they make fun of now?
I can tell you one thing, Fox is about to become pretty banal and spiritless without Glenny Boy showcasing his many faces through quotidian air-time. On Glenny’s show today, he expressed his need to move on to bigger and better things, and made the conviction that he did not sign up for a show with his name in the title in order to make a career for himself. Equating his experience to that of one of the greatest American patriots that ever lived, Glenny states, “Paul Revere did not get up on the horse and say, ‘I’m going to do this for the rest of my life. He got off the horse and fought in the revolution.” That’s right. Stay tuned, because according to this logic, Glenny is about to enlist in one of the wars to personally help protect our country and is going to continue his muckraking freedom fighting efforts by midnight riding all over the land to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock the great threat coming our way, (i.e., gays, terrorists..err..muslims, women who speak, blacks, and communists, to name a few).
As Glenny stated himself today, “I have other things to do”. We can take that as a sure sign that just as dependable as any malignant ulcer, Glenn Beck may abscond for a while, but he will always be back. And that’s a good thing, because we need him for entertainment value.