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Glenn Beck’s survivalist advertisers

Because Glenn Beck is constantly warning on his Fox News TV show about the imminent social and economic collapse of the republic, it’s no surprise that he attracts (in addition to gold merchants) advertisers like this:

Note that the shill, er, spokesman for Survival Seed Bank says: “The best part is that these seeds have not been genetically modified in any way.”

So the survivalist extreme right finds common ground with the anti-GM environmentalist left. Heartwarming, isn’t it?

(Via The Washington Post)

Update: Andrew writes in the comments:

Not strictly true. Perhaps most/all GM seeds are hybrids, so they don’t give you seeds to replant. Just common sense if you’re expecting the end of the civilised world as we know it.