Q: What happens when you give Glenn Beck fans an open forum?
A: Exactly what you'd expect.
Fox News's most famous surrealist recently had some sort of meltdown that led him to create the 912 Project -- a purposefully vague set of 9 principles and 12 values that is supposed to remind everyone to live every day as if it's the day after two hijacked planes have been crashed into the Twin Towers. What that means exactly we're not sure. But it probably has something to do with openly weeping on air in order to drive ratings.
The video above is from a 912 and Tea Party -- the tax-day protests modeled after 1773's famous revolt in Boston Harbor -- joint gathering. The fun begins around the 2:00 minute mark courtesy of a (possible) John Birch Society member who fears Commies, advocates book-burning and believes your Comcast cable box is a "brainwashing machine."
Nashville's version starts at noon on Wednesday at Legislative Plaza. Come for Phil Valentine, stay for the crazy.