Radio host who called Nick Berg's father "a scumbag" responded to MMFA report: "I think public opinion will grow closer and closer to mine"May 18, 2004 11:39 AM EDT ››› KATIE BARGE
On May 18, the Philadelphia Daily News reported that "Media Matters for America called attention to comments about Berg's father, Michael, by a Philadelphia-based, nationally syndicated talk-radio host, Glenn Beck." On May 17, Media Matters for America reported the comments Beck made on the May 14 broadcast of The Glenn Beck Program, during which he called Michael Berg "despicable" and "a scumbag". According to the Philadelphia Daily News, "Beck said last night [May 17] that he didn't get more complaints than usual about his Michael Berg comments, and he has no second thoughts about what he said. He added that, as time passes, 'I think public opinion will grow closer and closer to mine.'"