Wait, is that Santa Claus filling in for Glenn on radio this morning?

Glenn returned from his holiday break this morning with a striking new accessory: A beard. And it did not take long for those watching on TheBlaze TV to take notice.

“I’m reading some tweets. People are asking interesting questions,” Stu said on radio this morning. “Well, people are asking: ‘Is Glenn Beck slowly morphing into Santa Claus?’ The beard is what people are noticing more than anything. At this point, it is a white beard. We’ve come to that point.”

“And I will tell you, I’ve had a hard time keeping the weight off. I’ve shaved this morning and it’s back already,” Glenn quipped. “Yes, we’ve come to this point.”

Within minutes, the beard had taken on a life of its own – quite literally – with its very own Twitter account.

“There’s a Twitter account,” Stu exclaimed. “Twitter.com/BecksBeard. It’s on Twitter…. It will be tweeting. I don’t know who created it. A listener. I don’t know what it’s going to tweet. I’m scared.”

“I didn’t know it had a phone,” Glenn joked.

While the social media reaction to the new facial hair was mixed – some suggested Glenn looked like a Founding Father or mountain man, others weren’t so sure it was the most flattering look – Pat had his own opinion.

“Did somebody refer to him as Papa Smurf,” Pat asked. “Other than not being blue, I would say that’s fairly apt as well.”

So is this new look something we should expect to see past, say, noon today?

“You are going to keep facial hair to spite us,” Stu concluded.

“[Yes], to spite you,” Glenn admitted. “I started to shave last night and I was like, no, I’m going to leave it.”

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  • Anonymous

    …double snore.

  • Anonymous

    This is the worst debut since The Shockmaster.

  • Anonymous

    I would say you had a much more unique look WITHOUT the full beard; now you just look like a lot of other men, many of them long dead.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8FvmesaxXg Sam Fisher

    Not good.

  • Anonymous


  • Pablo del Río

    About time someone took the reigns from Tim Allen!

  • landofaahs

    I finally figured out why I was not getting any Christmas presents these past years. I was sending the letters to the North Pole when I discovered Santa had moved his operations to China for Cheaper labor because his elves went on strike and were making outrageous demands. If you don’t believe me, then have your children show you their toys and you will clearly see on most, “MADE IN CHINA”. HO HO HO

  • Anonymous

    Santa nah, looks more like a real mountain man.

  • Fat Lip

    Some things are so very important and some things are so important .(right)

  • Anonymous

    You could easy be the twin of some historical guy. Not sure if it was an important LDS elder or an important Amish guy.

  • Socialism is Organized Evil

    All the arguments for decisively defeating your liberal teachers and professors: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094KY878

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