If you want a good picture of the difference between Glenn Beck's nonsense yesterday and a legitimate rally, just listen to the participants from both.
This is Marcy and Joe from Beck's 8:28 rally:
And this is Rita Lassiter - President of The Thursday Network at Rev. Al Sharpton's rally:
And that, my friends, is the difference between being manipulated by the forces that be and being an agent of positive change.
Hat tip to Daily Kos.