“Honestly, I can’t tell the difference between extreme leftists and radical Islamists. I don’t. Except I haven’t seen anybody on the left take an airplane and blow up buildings. But they’re both going for a New World Order and they’re both doing it through riots.”
-- Glenn Beck, Fox News Channel (2/1/11)
Rachel Maddow shows how political opportunism has led to some incongruous associations in the news, which, when combined with escalating hysteria about conspiracies and the end of the world, can make it difficult to distinguish opinion from satire... It got her, too.