MSNBC Host Lawrence O’Donnell said on his show that the Bible, specifically the book of Revelation, is a “work of fiction” to portrays God as a mass murderer beyond Hitler’s wildest dreams.
“I believe that MSNBC has become the most anti‑god network ever put on the air in the history of America,” Glenn said on radio this morning.
Glenn then tossed to audio from Lawrence O’Donnell, who flat out calls the Bible fiction and twists comments made by Glenn.
O’Donnel begins, “The Book of Revelation is a book of fiction describing how a vicious God would bring about the end of the world. No half smart religious person believes the Book of Revelation anymore.”
Glenn certainly didn’t agree with this, as he and Pat both stated that the Book of Revelation was God saying “this is what it is going to look like”. “He’s giving us this in advance to say when you see these things, have hope that I am coming soon. That’s what he’s saying and it’s not the end of the world. The world goes on a thousand years, God time, a thousand years after he comes back. This is not the end of the world. That’s the way people like Lawrence O’Donnell try to twist it,” Glenn said.
“No half smart religious person believes what you said about the Book of Revelation,” Pat said in reference to O’Donnell.
As O’Donnell continued, he omitted that much of the violence and murder was committed by the Anti-Christ, not God.
“I guess if you’re Lawrence O’Donnell, you expect God‑‑ again, here’s that mentality that he must undo all the wrong being done, that we can have no opposition, no tragedy and have no catastrophe happen to us,” Pat said.
“Yes, he does. You know why? Because progressives believe that they are God. They will have collective salvation and they will fix everything,” Glenn said.
“So Glenn Beck is saying he doesn’t know, he doesn’t know if the nuclear crisis in Japan is signaling the imminent end of the world. If Bill O’Reilly is going to use the word hype and not the words Glenn Beck in the same sent he’s in, Billy Boy’s analysis is surprisingly as empty‑headed as usual. Glenn Beck doesn’t know if this is the end of the world,” O’Donnell said, twisting Glenn’s words.
Obviously suffering from some sort of inferirority complex, O’Donnel then begged for Glenn’s audience to watch him instead. ““Why would anyone listen to a guy who doesn’t know if this is the end of the world,” he asked, “when there’s another guy on MSNBC at eight every night who can tell you with absolute certainty, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that this is not the end of the world? What do I have to do, change the name of the show to ‘The This is Not the End of the World Show with Lawrence O’Donnell?’”
(editor’s note: While O’Donnell appears to be desperate to have Glenn’s audience, even willing to change the name of his show to increase ratings, we doubt anything can really save MSNBC.)