Al Gore is building an anti-climate change army of American children reminiscent of the Nazi Party's Hitler Youth.
At least, that's what you might have thought had you watched Glenn Beck's Fox News show Thursday night, when Beck sounded off on a few of Gore's words at a recent youth conference on global warming.
Taking cable news shock talk to a new level -- the Glenn Beck Program is "the fusion of entertainment and enlightenment," according to its website -- Beck played an audio clip of Gore saying the following sentence at the conference: "There are some things about our world that you know that older people don't know."
Beck then delivered an intense call-to-arms to his viewers: "The government and its friends are indoctrinating our children for the control of their minds, your freedom and our choice and our future. It must stop. Because history, when properly taught, has already shown us where it leads."
After reading a quotation by Nazi leader Josef Goebbels about the Hitler Youth and propaganda, a paramilitary arm of the Nazi Party active between 1922 and 1945, Beck said:
"What's next? If Mom and Dad decide to keep the temperature above 72, should our 'Gore Youth' report Mom and Dad? Should they also report groundings and spankings every time Daddy comes home to watch that evil Fox News?"
Beck has compared Gore to Hitler before. In June 2006, the then-CNN Headline News host compared Gore's Oscar-winning film "An Inconvenient Truth" to the Nazis, saying, "when you take a little bit of truth and then you mix it with untruth, or your theory, that's where you get people to believe. ... It's like Hitler."
The following video was broadcast on Fox News Thursday, Feb. 5: