Glenn Beck: McConnell just as bad as Obama

Conservative television personality Glenn Beck on Saturday offered Tea Party supporters an unsavory comparison between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and President Obama.

"Mitch McConnell is as big of a danger to our country as Barack Obama is," Beck said during FreePAC Kentucky, a conservative event that promoted two Tea Party challengers over their Republican incumbents in the Senate.

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McConnell, a five-term Senator, is facing a challenge in the November elections from Kentucky businessman Matt Bevin, who was also speaking at the event.   

Speaking to McConnell supporters, Beck offered a grave prediction: "You're guy's going out of business very soon," he said.

Beck and many of the Tea Party supporters are disappointed that the mainstream Republicans — who he refers to as the "progressives on the right" — have not done more to fight the Obama administration on issues like ObamaCare and the national debt. 

They see McConnell as a big part of the problem, because he is the top Republican in the Senate.

"The reason why Mitch McConnell needs to be sent home packing and wear some big Bermuda shorts out on the golf course someday is because he's been part and parcel of where we're headed," Beck said.