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While polls show more people drifting away from acceptance of "global warming," the newest superstar among conservatives – Glenn Beck – is embracing it.Here's the interview.
"You'd be an idiot not to notice the temperature change," he says. He also thinks it could be caused by man's activity.
At home, he's going green by using energy-saving products.
"I'm willing to do anything but use the CFLs," he says of compact fluorescent light bulbs. "I put them in once and couldn't stand the way they lit up the room."
The kinder, gentler, greener and warmer side of Beck, known as a firebrand conservative, came to light in an interview in USA Weekend.
He does the unthinkable. He disses Ronald Reagan:
Beck also reveals he's no fan of Ronald Reagan whom he blames for driving up the deficits.And I'm curious about this part:
"Republicans sold the American people out," Beck says. "I've always said I was a Reagan-style conservative. But I don't think Reagan was a real Republican. He just maintained some shared values."
Beck also explains how he chose Mormonism as his religion.Why is it brought up at all? Could this be the reason? The video is of a "street clash" and is framed by Kirk Cameron - pointing out the difference between "Mormonism and biblical Christianity." The tag at the end of the video says it's "Presented by World Net Daily."
He was raised Catholic and wasn't practicing any faith when he met his current wife, Tania, says the report. When she insisted that a church needed to be a part of their family's life, they began church shopping.
"We tried 'em all," Beck says. "Unitarian, Episcopalian, Baptist, even a synagogue. We ended up with the Church of Latter-day Saints because I took my daughters from my first marriage there, and they said, 'Dad, this place makes us feel warm and welcome inside. Can we come back?'"
So what do we have here? A mildly critical piece on Glenn Beck reminding WND's readers that Beck: