Glenn Beck exploded at Chris Matthews for saying that Rep. Michelle Bachmann’s bizarre claim that the Founding Fathers “worked tirelessly to end slavery.”
Matthews noted that, besides the fact that many of the founders owned slaves, and that slavery only ended nearly a hundred years after the founding of America, slavery was also protected in the Constitution via the three-fifths clause, which stated that slaves would be counted as three-fifths of all other people when it came to determining how many seats in Congress each state was due.
Beck called the attacks on Bachmann “disgraceful” and said they were happening “because she could run for president of the United States and she could win.” Then he let loose with an epic tirade. After playing the clip of Matthews, Beck took the phrase “balloon head”
(Source: HuffingtonPost.com and Fox Radio)