20 Highlights from Glenn Beck’s Wacky Romp Through Art History
Zany right wing pundit Glenn Beck had art on the brain Tuesday night. A special segment of his show, titled “Work of Art” began with a discussion of the 4-year old controversy surrounding Michael D’Antuono’s portrait of President Barack Obama with a crown of thorns and ended with Beck submerging an Obama action figure in a mason jar of his own urine.
1. The part where Beck declares New York the locus of moral delinquency: “In New York City, they have an art show, where they paint Madonna and Jesus in elephant dung.” He’s ostensibly referring the scandal caused by Chris Ofili’s &ld
2. The part where he talks about Michelangelo’s “Adam”’s penis in a goofy French Accent: “Vat is this? His little ding-a-ling is showing, we can’t show that on television! Oh yes! We have a little music from gay Paris, eh?
7. The part where he calls Sue Tilley a “fatty fat fatso” (as in, “We had to make a lot of fabric for fatty fat fatso… She is beautiful now. Now I say this is just grandma on the couch taking a little nappy nap).