Beck: Deniers conference is like ‘2nd coming of Jesus.’

On his radio show today, conservative talker Glenn Beck compared the Exxon-funded Heartland Institute’s global warming skeptics conference in New York City this week to “the second coming of Jesus.” Claiming that “the press just won’t cover” the conference, Beck declared that “tonight we’re covering it as if it’s the second coming of Jesus.” Listen to it:

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Despite Beck’s claims that “the press won’t cover” the conference, Fox News trumpeted it this morning.