Teabugger Joe Basel can't even get some love from Glenn Beck

Poor Joe Basel. His phony phone repairman routine gets him busted by the FBI, along with three other right-wing activists. People who knew him as a student and activist journalist at the University of Minnesota-Morris are dumping all over him. A senator calls bullshit on him for some Facebook bragging about dating one of his daughters.

Now, to add insult to injury, the right-of-Atilla-the-Hun crowd has abandoned him and his cronies.

Here's Glenn Beck, throwing around terms like "Watergate" to describe what the four were doing at Sen. Mary Landrieu's office:

Or, as right-wing blogger Michelle Malkin put it:

Let it be a lesson to aspiring young conservatives interested in investigative journalism:

Know your limits. Know the law. Don't get carried away. And don't become what you are targeting.

You can download the FBI affidavit about the bungled telephone meddling by clicking here.