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The Glenn Beck problem

The problem with writing a column about Glenn Beck is that everyone already has said everything about him. His story has been told, his politics dissected, his rhetoric debated, his personal life invaded and his net worth revealed. And it's all been done to the point of redundancy.

And yet the Glenn Beck conversation thrives, especially in Mormon circles.

In an effort to take something of a sociological snapshot, I posted this question on my Facebook wall on Thursday: "What do you think of Glenn Beck?"

Within a couple of hours, 10 people had responded. Some of them commented more than once, and some of them used bad words that I can't repeat here, but two commonalities were immediately apparent:

1. They were all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (some active, some inactive), and

2. They all had negative opinions of Brother Beck.

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