Beck, Drudge Blast Obama for... Opposing a Coup?

It's yet another way the president's a commie
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2009 10:58 AM CDT

(Newser) – Glenn Beck found a new and creative way of insinuating that President Obama is a commie last night, attacking him for—of all things—opposing the military coup in Honduras. See, Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro also opposed the coup, which means clearly any right-thinking non-pinko would support it. “That’s Glenn Beck logic in action for you,” an incredulous Cajun Boy blogs for Gawker.

Could the Fox News meme become a new conservative talking point? Maybe. The Drudge Report banner at roughly the same time read, “OBAMA LASHES OUT AT HONDURAS; SIDES WITH CHAVEZ, CASTRO.” It was soon gone, though, replaced with a hilarious and equally hard-hitting headline you can see by clicking the "Images" tab at left. (Read more Glenn Beck stories.)

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