27 Aug '13, 3pm

Glenn Beck will fire any employee caught using CFLs

Glenn Beck will fire any employee caught using CFLs

“Use CFLs and I will disembowel you with THIS SPOON!” In a perplexing (or not that perplexing given that it’s Glenn Beck) announcement, everyone’s favorite right-wing nutjob orders a female staffer to send out a memo throughout his entire kingdom decreeing a zero-tolerance policy for CFLs, of all things. Watch: “I’m dead serious,” the ever-charming Beck vows. “I fire the person that starts to purchase fluorescent lightbulbs, UNLESS that is the only lightbulb for a very specific reason, and I want to be CC’d on what that reason is.” Um … is saving $92 and 460 kilowatt-hours of energy specific enough for ya? I guess not, because then Beck resorts to some classic nonsensical blanket statements. “If anyone does anything in this company because of global warming, they’re fired,” he says. (What if they, like, sweat because of global warming? OR DROWN?) He goes on to say, natural...

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