Olbermann named Beck "Worst Person" for comparing Gore to Hitler

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On the May 1 edition of MSNBC's Countdown, host Keith Olbermann named CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck the winner of his nightly "Worst Person in the World" segment for, as Media Matters for America documented, comparing former Vice President Al Gore to Adolf Hitler during the April 30 edition of his nationally syndicated radio show. Olbermann quoted Beck:

BECK: Al Gore is not going to be rounding up Jews and exterminating them. It is the same tactic, however. The goal is different. The goal is globalization. The goal is global carbon tax. The goal is the United Nations running the world. That's the goal. Back in the 1930s, the goal was get rid of all the Jews and have one global government. You have to have an enemy to fight, and when you have an enemy to fight, then you can unite the entire world behind you and you seize power. That was Hitler's plan. His enemy: the Jew. Al Gore's enemy, the U.N. enemy: global warming.

As Media Matters has documented (here, here and here), Beck frequently appears in Olbermann's "Worst Person" segment and was recently named "Worst Person" for calling Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) "the stereotypical bitch."

From the May 1 edition of MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann:

OLBERMANN: Now who could top that ["Worst Person" runner-up and CNN host Lou Dobbs, who referenced Nazi official Hermann Goering]? CNN's Glenn Beck, our winner. He'll see your Goering reference, Lou, and raise you one Hitler reference. Quoting from his radio show: "Al Gore is not going to be rounding up Jews and exterminating them. It is the same tactic, however. The goal is different. The goal is globalization. The goal is global carbon tax. The goal is the United Nations running the world. That's the goal. Back in the 1930s, the goal was get rid of all the Jews and have one global government. You have to have an enemy to fight, and when you have an enemy to fight, then you can unite the entire world behind you, and you seize power. That was Hitler's plan. His enemy: the Jew. Al Gore's enemy, the U.N. enemy: global warming."

So Al Gore is the Hitler of global warming, trying for world domination by lowering carbon in car exhaust? I think Glenny has been inhaling those car exhausts again. Glenn Beck, today's Worst Person in the World.

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