Senator Joe McCarthy is not a figure in American history that many recall with fondness. As Bob Cesca writes: "Joseph McCarthy represents one of the darkest episodes in American
history. A total an utter embarrassment. A man who ruined countless
lives with his fear-mongering and witch hunting, all for the sake of his
booze-fueled ego and paranoia."
Why Glenn Beck would stake his already comical reputation on defending such a despicable character defies logic, but then Beck is a first class lunatic. Check this extraordinary homage to his hero during his show that amazingly isn't a joke: