Did you know that Good Morning America has an investigative reporting division? Well apparently they do! And they’re investigating why Glenn is transitioning off his daily TV show on FOX (and still producing specials and other television projects for FOX). While the media is busy inventing all kinds of hilarious explanations, Glenn gave his first comments on radio since news of the announcement broke yesterday.
“I have wanted to talk to you about things for months, months. And there are things that I still want to talk to you about that I cannot today and will not today,” Glenn said.
While there are some things that Glenn cannot address, he was able to comment on the announcement that he would be leaving his daily FOX News show.
Glenn said that he didn’t think this move would surprise many of his loyal fans at all. “I apologize if I did shock you. I walked out of the studio yesterday and the boys left the Fourth Hour and everybody was called into the office at 12:00 for a meeting and I had to announce to the staff what was going on. Nobody on my staff was surprised at all.”
“I'm sorry if I surprised you yesterday. I just assumed that you hear me when I say things like for the last year prepare for a time when I will not be there to connect all of these dots for you. When I tell you that there are other things that I am working on and doing.”
“When you talk about moving to other states where you couldn't do Fox News,” Pat joked.
“I will tell you this. That I'm not concerned about us because when somebody asked me last night, what are your listeners going to think? I said, what are my listeners going to think? The truth. You know, they'll deal with it and they'll know what the truth is,” Glenn said.
While Glenn can’t announce all the details of his new direction, the media is having a field day trying to come up with explanations for his career move.
“I just read Good Morning America investigates end of Glenn Beck show on Fox News, a marriage that went sour? They investigated? Wow. I didn't get a phone call from them,” Glenn joked on radio this morning.
So what are they saying?
“Advertisers fleeing,” a GMA host said.
Is that true?
While some sad blogger may try and claim that they have gotten 300 to 400 companies to boycott the show, most of those companies never advertised on the show to begin with. “Nobody has 400 advertisers,” Pat said.
“I'm sorry to interrupt and I don't want to ruin your vibe. But Tab soda just pulled their advertising,” Stu joked.
Keep in mind that the same people saying they got hundreds of advertisers to boycott Glenn are the same ones lied about the radio show having less than 400 affiliates. You can read about that lie here.
“Last night, his show was filled with visions of global doom,” the host continued.
Of course, it’s ridiculous to think that there just might be bad things going on around the world. Revolutions are sweeping the Middle East, Japan has been rocked by earthquakes, and labor leaders have laid out a plan to collapse the banks.
“I believe we're heading into deep and treacherous waters,” Glenn said.
“I will tell you that I have wrestled with this for over a year, and if you really do listen, you know. I talked about this before 8/28 and I have really wrestled with it.”
“As I got closer to this day, I read a lot of Churchill. In fact, I have been reading old newspapers from the 1930s about Churchill. Have no fear. The reason why I named The Blaze is because lies and distortion is an impurity and the refiner's fire burns all those impurities out. If you have built an empire on impurities, you're toast,” Glenn said.
“Churchill was practically run out of town because he would not stop saying the Germans are building warplanes everyone distanced themselves from him. Everyone. In the end, everyone ran to Churchill. Why? Because he was the only one who had the spine to say it.”
“I got news for you. I ain't going home and nobody's run me out of town.”
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