Is it just me, or do Glenn Beck and Jared Loughner look like they were separated at birth? Here’s Beck, of course:
And here’s Jared Loughner’s mug shot after shooting Gabriella Gifford in the head:
And look at Glenn Beck holding a gun here:
And here’s Jared Loughner again:
Is it the eyes? The arch of the nose? The smirk? At minimum, couldn’t Jared Loughner be mistaken for being Glenn Beck’s son?
Perhaps it is the emotional registry that is off (and so seems to link Jared Loughner and Glenn Beck). One of the characteristics of far right media personalities like Beck is that, wherever liberals might be expressing compassion or sympathy (as, say, toward polar bears losing their habitat), they are making a joke of it, or displaying emotions that are defiant, dismissive, sadistic, or gleeful.