MSNBC host cries "contrived" crocodile tears for Planned Parenthood

One of the final obstacles to passing a federal budget last Friday night was Planned Parenthood. The GOP didn't want the federal government funding an organization that performed abortions, while Democrats fought for Planned Parenthood because it provided women with access to mammograms and other health services. MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell couldn't resist a chance to cash in on the controversy, and he used his “Rewrite” segment - usually reserved for attacking Glenn – to cry some crocodile tears over Planned Parenthood.

“Now, isn't this the guy who's made fun of me for crying? I believe that my country is under attack and that man's freedom, as we understand it, is over,” Glenn said. Lawrence O’Donnell, on the other hand, cries over the potential loss of an organization that performs federally funded abortions.

“He's reading an e-mail from somebody who's very involved in Planned Parenthood services and one of the things she's had done is an abortion, even though he just got through explaining that hardly anything of what Planned Parenthood does is abortions, just a fraction of their fantastic services, even though we just had the stat over the weekend that every 95 seconds they perform another abortion, but that's only 3% of what Planned Parenthood is all about,” Pat explained.

O’Donnell said, “I've never been in a Planned Parenthood office. So, I know little beyond that pie chart but what Planned Parenthood does, but I have friends who depend on Planned Parenthood. One of them currently an unemployed victim of the great depression who can't even afford cable TV to watch this show tonight. She said stop these wackos. Her e-mail deserves a place in the congressional record today beside the lies being told about Planned Parenthood.”

“Did they include the lies that it was started by Margaret Sanger who was a really nice lady or did we -- did we get rid of that lie and put that she was the biggest racist and she was trying to kill all African-Americans and anyone who was handicapped? Did they put that into the congressional record?” Glenn asked.

O’Donnell’s friend wrote that she gets her expensive birth control through Planned Parenthood, but as Stu pointed out condoms, which are also effective, do not cost close to the $98 a month that O’Donnell’s friend says she spends on the pill.

Stu said, “I'm sorry. If Planned Parenthood is all about breast exams, then just give breast exams and no one will stop you, no one will stand up against you..”

“Gynecological exams can go on. No one's saying, ‘Do you know what? I want her never to be checked out’,” Glenn said.

“The problem is your organization is also doing things that are highly controversial. Gynecological exams are not highly controversial. No one cares about stopping them,” Stu said.

Regardless of whether of not you agree with federally funding Planned Parenthood, what made the whole MSNBC segment worse was how contrived and hypocritical it felt. As Glenn pointed out, O’Donnell routinely made fun of Glenn for tearing up on air, yet he does the same thing here.

Mediaite writer Frances Martel summed up how poorly the O’Donnell came across:

Even two years ago audiences were raving about Keith Olbermann’spassionate anti-Prop 8 Special Comment; in light of new journalistic melodramatic sensibilities, the last of the Special Comments were rendered punchlines on arrival. O’Donnell’s take on that aesthetic– reading an email off a Blackberry and then crying to commercial– feels as outdated as it does contrived, particular on a topic of as moderate importance as Planned Parenthood’s federal funding.

A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

Watch the video clip below to catch the conversation:

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn explained why he wouldn't be surprised to see our supply chain collapse and empty shelves in America in the near future. Shortages are already wrecking our economy, China (where many of our goods are still made) is facing an energy shortage, and the Biden administration sure seems to be doing everything it can to make things worse.

Glenn noted a serious warning from American CEO Mike Beckham: "There's a major storm brewing in the supply chain," Beckham wrote on Twitter.

Thanks to China's centrally planned system, electricity shortages are causing huge delays in product manufacturing. In fact, some items are facing a 33 percent cut in production. "It could dramatically impact every [American's] life next year. But almost no one knows about it yet," Beckham warned.

Glenn went on to explain exactly what this means for you — and what you can do to prepare.

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