Strange days indeed; also see Zuckerberg’s GOP Meeting Shows a Master Politician in the Making (Wired)
"After sitting down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a host of prominent conservatives this week, the pundit wrote a blog post provocatively titled “What disturbed me about the Facebook meeting.” It’s a clever headline, because it sets you up to expect a diatribe against the social network. Instead, Beck points the finger at his fellow conservatives for over-reacting to one ex-Facebook contractor’s anonymous allegations. Those allegations, published by the tech blog Gizmodo last week, incited a media frenzy and unleashed a wave of conservative outrage in which Facebook became the latest emblem of the vast liberal media conspiracy. (Here’s a primer on the whole convoluted controversy.)Glenn Beck visited Facebook—and blames conservatives for the controversy that put him there.
Beck came away from the meeting impressed by Zuckerberg—but by his fellow conservatives, not so much. “I looked around the room, I heard the complaints, I listened to the perspectives, and not a single person in the room shared evidence of any wrongdoing,” he writes."