A year ago, Beck called for a bailout bigger than $700 billion; now claims he "[h]ated" Bush for starting bailouts
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From the September 22, 2008, edition of CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck and the September 21 edition of Fox News' Glenn Beck:
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BECK: [W]e are in the middle of an all-out financial emergency, and emergencies have a way of really testing people.
In normal times, under normal circumstances, if you tune in to me, you know me as somebody who would tell the federal government exactly where to take their bailout plans and shove it right up their you-know-what. But these are anything but normal times.
I thought about it an awful lot this weekend, and while it takes me -- it takes everything in me to say this, I think the bailout is the right thing do.
The "Real Story" is: The $700 billion that you're hearing about now is not only, I believe, necessary, it is also not nearly enough, and all of the weasels in Washington know it.