Time has Beck praising Limbaugh's "honesty" in Time 100 profile

››› ››› JULIE MILLICAN

In a Time magazine profile, Glenn Beck writes that Rush Limbaugh's "consistency, insight and honesty have earned him a level of trust with his listeners that politicians can only dream of." But Media Matters has documented many examples of falsehoods, misleading commentary, and smears by Limbaugh.

For its annual Time 100 "World's Most Influential People," Time magazine commissioned Fox News host Glenn Beck to profile conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, as one of the year's most influential figures. In the profile, Beck wrote of Limbaugh: "His consistency, insight and honesty have earned him a level of trust with his listeners that politicians can only dream of." However, Media Matters for America has documented numerous incidents over the years in which Limbaugh has engaged in false or misleading commentary, which belies Beck's claim of Limbaugh's honesty.

Additionally, Media Matters has also documented repeated instances in which Beck himself has also advanced false or misleading claims, which may undermine Beck's credibility in praising Limbaugh's honesty.

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