Vanity Fair: Conservatives only praised Japanese people because they are racist

Vanity Fair’s latest article criticizes the way pundits like Glenn have been praising the spirit of the Japanese people and how they aren’t looting in the way of the disasters that have struck their country. Why?

Glenn read, “The contributing editor of Vanity Fair magazine says last week I noticed a bevy of conservative commentators such as Glenn Beck piously lowering their voices and paying tribute to the calm and resilience of the Japanese people in the time of trauma, emphasizing that there had been no looting in the aftermath of so much destruction and disarray.”

“Yes, the Japanese people have conducted themselves admirably in a tremendous crisis.  On that we can all agree.  But these tributes were thin envelopes for another different domestically targeted message.  It wasn't subtle because conservatives don't know how to be subtle.  It requires too much tonal refinement and sensibility.”

They have cement hands when it comes to irony and they delve into their anthology of G.K. Chesterton quotations whenever paradox is required.  Their subtexts are seldom very sub, snaking around, right around the mottled surface.”

“And the real message of their tributes were... there's been no looting in Japan because they don't have black people running amok and ransacking.”

“What kind of racial code is he transmitting in there?  Who said that only black people loot?  It wasn't the case in Katrina, it wasn't ‑‑ what are you talking about?  That is just bizarre.

” Pat said.

“It's not that you like white people.  It's that you only hate black people apparently.  That's the new charge,” Stu said. Glenn is routinely accused by the left of hating people of all creeds and races, not just one.

“[People have] been looting all around the world for a really long time, no matter what the race is.  It has nothing to do with race whatsoever.  There's no code in that statement.  It's exactly true,” Stu said.

Glenn and Pat joked that Stu must have some kind of secret code with that statement, and proceeded to call him “Mr. Cement Hands” for the rest of the show.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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