This, on the same weekend he appears on the cover of the New York Times Sunday magazine, and again we're told he's a hugely important and influential figure in American politics today.
From the Asbury Park Press [emphasis added]:
A crowd of about 700 people, comprised mostly of Tea Party supporters, gathered at Six Flags Great Adventure on Saturday to help kick off conservative talk-show host Glenn Beck's "Restoring America'' tour.
And the kicker:
Although the crowd was well short of the 8,000 capacity for the arena, there was a large contingent of conservative media in attendance.