Monday, April 25, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 04-25-11

Glenn Beck Versus Glenn Beck On Regulating Hedge Funds
While demonizing George Soros, Glenn Beck has recently complained that hedge funds are unregulated. However, Beck previously demagogued efforts to regulate hedge funds, claiming it was part of an effort to "expand the reach" of government. Read More

"Let Them Default": Right-Wing Media Cheerleads For "Global Financial Meltdown"
Right-wing media figures have dismissed the consequences of defaulting on America's debt. Yet experts agree that if the U.S. were to default as a result of not raising the debt ceiling, it would have a catastrophic effect on the economic recovery. Read More

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