Latest Issue

Odelay! Is Beck preparing a bid for the White House?

Glenn Beck, the Fox TV presenter, consistently rated as the most influential of right-wing US commentators, is rumoured to be preparing himself to run for the US presidency in 2012. Beck has denied it—and there are even reports that he has been diagnosed with a potentially disabling eye condition. Yet he’s by far the most ambitious of the right-wing commentators, with a strongly Christian-influenced agenda: he has established a…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect