Glenn Beck's beef with vegetarians (video)

Earlier this week, the UK's climate chief and leading authority on global warming, Lord Stern of Brentford, released a report on the raising of cattle and pigs, and how its production greatly affects greenhouse gases and climate change. Bentford said that, "Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on the world's resources. A vegetarian diet is better."

Stern reports that meat production at about 18 percent of global carbon emissions. He also hopes that "a successful deal at the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December would lead to soaring costs for meat and other foods that generate large quantities of greenhouse gases."

This is proving to be yet another topic to send Glenn Beck on a tirade. Beck plays the meat-loving victim and asks, "Are we going to stand for that? Are we going to put up with this?" He also goes on to mock the Meatless Monday movement and makes it sound like more of a punishment for school children than something that would help teach them to make healthy food choices.

Video after the break:

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