"Flashback: Beck said he was against capitalizing on a ‘historical terrorist attack.’"
Tomorrow, Glenn Beck’s 912 Project will be holding a march in Washington, DC to showcase right-wing anger against President Obama, health care reform, “corruption,” and “an overall conversion to a socialist style government.” Beck’s pet project is clearly an attempt to capitalize on the memory of 9/11, coming just one day after the anniversary of the attacks. However, in the past, Beck has criticized the supporters of the Ron Paul “Revolution” who did a fundraiser on Guy Fawkes Day:
It’s really not the way I would go, tying my movement in with a historical terrorist attack, especially in post-9/11 America.
Beck, however, has also said that he “hates” the families of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Although Beck conceived of the 912 Project, most of the day-to-day organizing has been orchestrated by a familiar set of lobbyists and Republican operatives who helped plan anti-Obama “grassroots” tea party events since February.