Oakland Freeway Shooter: Glenn Beck “Blew My Mind”

Bryon Williams, the right-wing extremist who got into a massive shoot-out in July with the CHP on I-580 in Oakland, is a huge fan of Glenn Beck and says in a new interview that the crazed Fox News host “blew” his mind, Media Matters reports. Williams, who is in Santa Rita jail for injuring two CHP officers, was on his way to blow up offices of the ACLU and the Tides Foundation in San Francisco when he launched the wild shootout. It turns out that Beck had mentioned the Tides Foundation, an obscure nonprofit, 29 times on his show and repeatedly linked the group to vast left-wing conspiracy theories.

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