Contact Us

West Anchors Glenn Beck’s Presidential Dream Team

Members Of Congress Attend Tea Party Town Hall In Washington
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Conservative talker Glenn Beck’s ideal White House ticket for 2012 features a pair of tea party favorites: U.S. Rep. Allen West, the first-term Florida Republican, for president, and three-term U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachmann, Minnesota Republican, as running mate. Beck, during his radio show on Monday, dubbed the duo a “dream team,” the Palm Beach Post reports.

“This guy is legit. He is very sharp,” Beck said in calling for a “draft Allen West movement.”

Beck cited a 2003 incident in Iraq in which West, then an Army lieutenant colonel, fired a gun near the head of an Iraqi detainee to frighten him into revealing details of a possible ambush. The incident cost West his command but he was allowed to retire with his rank and pension intact.

“The guy … led through war and he’s not afraid to pull the trigger,” Beck said. “This guy takes responsibility.”

“I think the same thing about Michele Bachmann,” Beck said.

More from newstalkkit.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkit.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!