Values Voter Summit: Glenn Beck in Decline

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Oct. 8 2011 2:31 PM

Values Voter Summit: Glenn Beck in Decline

In 2010, Glenn Beck could summon tens of thousands of people to the National Mall for a rally. In 2011, his speech to the Values Voter Summit was less swamped.

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"I'm not going to talk to you today," said Beck, "because I don't care anymore." The feeling was mutual. Post-Fox, Beck's drawing power is diminishing.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.