Word on the street is that Steve Bannon is leaking valid scoops to ridiculous media personalities like Alex Jones to give them more credibility.
“Apparently he is feeding Alex Jones — and a guy who is even crazier than Alex Jones — legitimate scoops to be able to prop up their conspiracy theories,” Glenn said on radio Wednesday.
That slash-and-burn approach confuses the waters.
“If you can’t believe anything, then you’ll believe everything,” Glenn said.
Listen to this segment beginning at mark 29:20 from The Glenn Beck Program:
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This is a rush transcript and may contain errors.
STU: But this is what people do. I mean, Jeffy is a good example of that. It’s how people think. They will take 100 statements in a row they know are false. Look for one that has the slightest bit of truth and investigate it. It’s so bizarre.
GLENN: Now, that takes us right back to the White House. This is what Bannon is doing. Remember, Bannon is a burn it down. What’s he want to burn down? The system. The best way to burn down the system is ruin your trust in everything.
If you can’t believe anything, then you’ll believe everything. It’s just, who is the strongest up at the top of the hill? And he plans on being that guy.
So what is he doing?
STU: He is — well, again, the reports are that he is leaking and other White House officials are leaking valid scoops to people who are generally would be considered a conspiracy theorist or crazy people. Like Alex Jones.
GLENN: Yeah, we’re talking about the Alex Jones and worse.
STU: And worse. And the reason they’re doing this is because they want people to believe there are more crazy things. So when — you leak something to Alex Jones and he comes out with it and he turns out to be right, just like when the president during the campaign used the argument with National Enquirer, well, you know, Ted Cruz — did his dad kill JFK? Or was he involved in some way? But they had the John Edwards thing right.
PAT: They got that right.
STU: So they used — they had X, Y, and Z right. So you can give a couple examples, and that one is, I mean, really hard. You’re talking about 30 years of the National Enquirer being wrong, and you can pull out three or four stories where they were right. Here, you know, these are people that most people are not at all — are not at all familiar with.
GLENN: Alex Jones is wrong more times than the National Enquirer in one day.
PAT: Oh, I’ll not have you disparage this man.
GLENN: He’s wrong more times than the National Enquirer has been in 30 years.
STU: Well, you’re valuing frequency over timeline, and I understand that. But either way —
PAT: Listen to all the things this guy had right. Listen to them.
ALEX: And to feel what the children are feeling.
STU: He’s feeling it.
ALEX: God Almighty.
STU: He’s feeling the children.
GLENN: Don’t do it, Pat. Here he goes. (crying).
ALEX: Folks — folks, we got to get good people to stand up against these people. (crying).
PAT: I probably shouldn’t have done the show today.
ALEX: I probably shouldn’t even have done this radio show today.
PAT: Or any day.
ALEX: Because I have this disgusted cover.
ALEX: I just hate the globalists, but it’s more than that.
STU: I love that.
ALEX: I just get flippant and angry, but it’s because deep down, I can see what they’re doing. And we have a responsibility.
PAT: Tell us why. Tell us why, Alex.
GLENN: Where are the men?
ALEX: To stop these globalists.
Where are the men in this country? Where are the men in this world? What the hell have we become? We just offer our children up to the system with the fluoride in the water and the GMO hurting them. And we let fat perverts grab them at the airport to train them for the pedophile government.
ALEX: And we’ve just got such a sick society.
GLENN: Earlier, I was going to say, no, his lawyer is lying. And he’s not a performance artist. But that is such performance. I mean, there’s no way that is real.
PAT: No, I think it is.
JEFFY: Oh, I don’t know. We’ve watched enough clips —
PAT: I think it’s real. I think it’s real.
JEFFY: We’ve watched enough clips. If you start rolling into more and more Alex Jones clips, you get to the point where it’s real.
PAT: Well, it’s all like this. It’s all some version of this.
PAT: It’s not all as hysterical, where he’s crying and slobbering. But it’s all, you know, screaming. And the intensity is always there.
PAT: He’s just — that’s him.
GLENN: What I know is real with him is when he takes his shirt off, he’s — something snaps in him.
GLENN: Really dark snaps in him. And he takes his shirt off. And it’s like a roid rage.
STU: Well, it’s just because I’ve had some jalapeÒos. I’ve been eating some jalapenos.
PAT: I ate a steak last night. I ate a steak. A T-bone. Got a lot of testosterone. Lot of protein.
GLENN: I eat steak almost every day. You know, I have hamburger. I have meat of some sort from a cow.
PAT: Right. Me too. Me too.
GLENN: Almost every day. Never have that problem.
PAT: I know.
GLENN: My testosterone is very low. Don’t have that problem.
STU: Plenty of other problems. But not that.
GLENN: Not that.
JEFFY: Think of this though. That right there got custody of the kids, right?
PAT: Yeah, that’s crazy. I mean, how did that happen?
PAT: How did that happen?
GLENN: So what does that mean about his wife? Do we know anything about his wife?
JEFFY: I don’t know. I know.
GLENN: How does his wife lose custody?
PAT: I don’t know.
GLENN: Oh. I would give — I mean, if I could just take a vacation and just go down — wouldn’t that be the most entertaining vacation.
JEFFY: It would be so much fun.
PAT: Yeah, to be at that trial.
GLENN: Oh, to be at that trial and just sit there and watch that. That is — I mean, I would bring popcorn. That’s a movie.
GLENN: If you want to — if you want to go down and you want to be the, you know, reporter for us and, you know, call in tomorrow, call us right now.
JEFFY: That would be great.
STU: That would be interesting to see.
PAT: That would be fun.
STU: I mean, there’s a couple of reporters in there. I guess, day one, there was almost no one in the courtroom. And now —
GLENN: It’s starting to get packed.
PAT: It’s packed?
STU: They’re bringing in a crowd now.
GLENN: No, it’s a show. Come on, that’s a show. That’s a great thing.