Your search - Weigel's take:But if looking for "crazy" or smug protesters was less easy at this rally than at a Tea Party, or at the August Glenn Beck rally that inspired Stewart, that's cold comfort for liberals. Those rallies had important ideological thrusts. Beck's rally spent two hours informing conservatives that if they wanted to dismantle the welfare state -- and they had to -- they had a network of churches and charities that they could rely on to help the aged and care for the sick. The ideology of "Restoring Sanity" was liberalism with a killing dose of helplessness. denton gawker wsj - did not match any documents.