Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse Meet Glenn Beck in Right Wing Radio

With his life in shambles as a consequence of the economic crisis, Donald Duck (like many Americans) finds himself unemployed and falling behind on his house payments. As everything starts to spiral out of control, he finds solace in the seemingly friendly and sympathetic voice coming out of the radio: Glenn Beck.

This is the worrying story of how easily hard-working people who lack critical thinking skills (and find themselves frustrated, desperate and disenfranchised by life's vicissitudes) can be manipulated by paranoid, hateful, xenophobic and cognitive dissonant rhetoric, even when it's internally self-contradictory and completely inflammatory.

Of course, Glenn Beck found out about this cartoon, so he had to respond:

Protect yourself from persuasive speakers by learning how to spot some basic logical fallacies.
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