On Sunday's episode of CNN's 'Reliable Sources,' Bill Press, Jane Hall and I joined host Howard Kurtz to debate and discuss Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally.
Press -- whom I like personally (and who has previously appeared on my podcast), made what were (in my estimation) the most controversial comments of the day.
First, he argued it was inappropriate for Glenn Beck to invoke religion at the Lincoln Memorial, saying, "I thought I was at a camp meeting -- an old fashioned, religious camp meeting; I don't think that's appropriate on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial."
(Of course, the irony is that Lincoln frequently referenced The Almighty -- and Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was, of course, was a man of God.)
You can watch the clip here:
Next, Kurtz challenged Press' notion that allowing Beck to speak at The Lincoln Memorial was "like granting al Qaeda permission to hold a rally on September 11 - at Ground Zero."
It probably goes without saying that we disagreed on this, as well.
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