Glenn Beck Goes Off on Salt Lake Tribune After Paper Defends ‘Provocative’ Commentary Bashing Him as ‘Nazi Sympathizer’

The Salt Lake Tribune published an editor column on Wednesday defending the recent publication of a reader-submitted, factually-challenged opinion piece insinuating Glenn Beck is a “Nazi sympathizer,” in the words of Beck’s radio co-host Pat Gray. In the column, the Tribune’s Tom Fitzpatrick reiterates the difference between news and commentary.

“[Alexandra Karl’s] piece did have a couple of small factual errors that were corrected online and in a print correction…” the article admits. “But otherwise questions about the piece are in the realm of opinion, although admittedly a provocative one.”

Beck said on radio Thursday that he wouldn’t have cared about Karl’s op-ed regardless of how many facts it got wrong — and Beck’s fellow co-host Stu Burguiere pointed out on Twitter that it was a lot more than “a couple” — had it not made such horrific insinuations regarding his character.

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Author: AKA John Galt

A small business owner, a tea party organizer, a son, father and husband who is not willing to sell out the future lives of his children.

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