Glenn Beck, Tea Party Conservatism and the Ghost of Cleon Skousen
2.12.10 (Audio: 50 min)
Conservatism is going through “the fever swamps,” a journey influenced by Glenn Beck, a former alcoholic and Top 40 deejay who found God and Conservatism shortly before the 2000 election. Among Beck’s strongest influences is a minor legend of the Cold War—W. Cleon Skousen.