Originally published September 7, 2009
Comment: If Beck attacks Sunstein for his animal rights agenda, then the fake-liberal Soros front groups (Media Matters, Think Progress, etc.) will probably use that to put out the usual spin (“Beck is a shill for the meat, fur, and dairy industry”, “Beck wants to murder animals”, “Beck is a shill for the animal slaughterhouses”, etc.) and then use those baseless arguments – together with Beck’s phony conspiracy theorist character – in order to link Alex Jones with the meat, fur and dairy industries”, and then they’ll probably dig up every sound bite where Jones attacks the soybean industry, “taxes on meat”, and “taxes on fast food” and use them out of context to back up their baseless claims. And then they’ll probably dig up Jones’ interview with Center for Consumer Freedom’s David Martosko and use that to say Jones is a food/dairy/fur industry shill “because he allowed a food industry shill to come on his show and attack PETA and HSUS”. (It should be noted that the only reason Jones attacked such taxes is because it’s part of not only the phony climate change agenda but also part of the cashless society control grid where you would be forced to thumbscan every time you buy food. In addition, Jones has made it clear that GMO soy and the overconsumption of soy is the problem, not soy in general.) And of course Beck will most likely attack Browner for her membership in the Bilderberg Group, and the Soros attack dogs will use that against the liberty/freedom movement. And then you’ll hear the dumb sheeple start saying “oh PETA is so great, HSUS is so great, PETA doesn’t kill animals, that’s a conspiracy theory made by right-wing extremists, it’s good to compare chickens to Jews, it’s good to compare fat women to whales, it’s good to stage a mock crucifixion with Jesus wearing a pig mask”.
Just watch it…once Beck the agent provocateur attacks Sunstein, the Soros attack dogs will accuse the freedom/liberty movement of being shills for the meat, fur, and dairy industries. (I’ve already been attacked as such by the fake-liberal sheeple for criticizing the “food police” at CSPI for being Rockefeller scum and accusing them of helping create the manufactured obesity epidemic.)
Glenn Beck’s Next Target: Cass Sunstein
By David Weigel 9/4/09 3:36 PM
As he makes a real impact in pushing conservative fringe attacks on Obama administration officials into the mainstream, Glenn Beck’s Twitter feed has become a must-read. In a message from last night, Beck told his followers to “FIND EVERYTHING YOU CAN ON CASS SUNSTEIN, MARK LLOYD AND CAROL BROWNER.” They are, respectively, the nominee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Associate General Counsel and Chief Diversity Officer of the FCC, and the Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change. Browner was also administrator of the EPA for all eight years of Bill Clinton’s presidency.
Beck’s ostensible purpose here is to expose the “czars” who’ve been appointed by the president. Sunstein stands out like a sore thumb, as he’s been tied up by holds and filibusters for months, and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) only filed for cloture on his nomination at the start of August.
How has Sunstein become so controversial? Basically, conservative Websites have read his iconoclastic, theoretical writing and pumped up the bits that sound really strange. A current example comes from CNSNews.com.
Outlined in the 2008 book “Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness,” Sunstein and co-author Richard H. Thaler argued that the main reason that more people do not donate their organs is because they are required to choose donation. … This problem could be remedied if governments changed the laws for organ donation, they said. Currently, unless a patient has explicitly chosen to be an organ donor, either on his driver’s license or with a donor card, the doctors assume that the person did not want to donate and therefore do not harvest his organs. Thaler and Sunstein called this “explicit consent.”