Members of the media and the Obama administration expressed optimism after the "Arab Spring" revolution that ousted former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011. When concerns about the Muslim Brotherhood taking power were raised, many responded either by saying the Islamist organization had no ambitions to take power, or that it was "mostly secular" and eschewed violence.
On his weekday television program Monday, Beck juxtaposed the various assurances with horrific reality on the ground today.
The death toll in the most recent wave of violence, which began last week, has now passed 900 people.
Among other stories, Beck described "a Christian school [that] endured six hours under siege as the mob broke through the windows and tore the place apart. They knocked the crosses off and replaced them with Al Qaeda-like black flags. They then sexually assaulted the female employees."
"While Al Jazeera and the American and western media is silent, relatively speaking, on the mass targeting and slaughter of Christians in the Middle East, we will not be," Beck declared. "This administration is silent and they're windsurfing because they and the media have one thing in common: they both support the Muslim Brotherhood, and those are the people that are slaughtering all of the Christians."
"This is turning into a full-fledged genocide," Beck said, despite all the praise of a "peaceful revolution."
Supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood run from tear gas smoke shot by police to disperse a pro-Morsi camp, on August 14, 2013 in Cairo. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
"I want you to take that video and send it to all of your friends," Beck said. "I want you to make sure they understand two things. One, it's happening to Christians now -- not that that makes it any worse, just maybe it will wake them up. And the second thing is, it's going to affect all of your gas prices. Will that wake you up?"
"Is our economy more strong today than it was in 2008, or is it weaker now?" he asked. "I don't know what the breaking point is, but I have a feeling that we are going to find out."
"May I beg you - prepare," he concluded. "Please prepare. The world has come unhinged."
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