Is the media setting the Tea Party up?

It’s ironic that the liberal media has been so quick to label this debt debacle as some sort of Tea Party “victory.” Reports have surfaced saying that Vice President Biden referred to the Tea Party members of Congress as “terrorists” trying their best to derail the economy. All the while the media claims the President was somehow bullied by the Tea Party.

Bullied? Really? Is this not the same Tea Party that the media has had oodles of fun mocking and belittling in the past?

This is quite a spin seeing as there aren’t any members of Congress praising this deal, especially Tea Party members. Since the facts clearly don’t add up, one has to question – why is the media painting the false picture that the Tea Party is somehow running the show?

According to Glenn, it’s a set up.

On radio this morning, Glenn played clips of various members of Congress and the media commentating on the debt crisis. One in particular was the comments of Martin Bashir.

“What these facts tell us is that this (inaudible) about raising the debt ceiling has done nothing for ordinary Americans. The behavior of an extremist group of ideologues in the house has prolonged and exacerbated an issue that should have been resolved months ago,” Bashir said.

He went on to claim that these extremists or “hobits,” as he refers to them as, “won and the country lost” – whatever that means.

Congressman Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) also provided his own insight.

“And these Tea Partiers, in as willing conspirators with their so‑called leadership, have enacted on a plan to dismantle the American government,” Johnson said. “And in the process we have lost our moral compass.”

“We've lost our moral compass? Gang, this is all a game,” Glenn responded. “The Tea Party has been set up. This is not something that the Tea Party wants. If you're excited about this bill, please explain why. I'd like to know.”

“And they are going to blame this on us like it was a really, really good deal for the Tea Party. It's not a good deal for the Tea Party,” Glenn continued.

Once again this is a case of the liberals and media picking on everyone’s favorite scapegoat in an attempt to save face.

“You just have to understand that a game is being played in the media and the only way to win, watch Wargames, the only way to win is to not play the game,” Glenn warned.

“Don't play the game. Don't play the game. It's a setup.”

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) may say he's all about advocating for the common good, but during his more than 30 years in "public service," the socialist senator has been more adept at promoting his own bottom line.

Investigative journalist and best-selling author, Peter Schweizer, joined Glenn Beck in the studio Friday to discuss his new book, "Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Political Elite," and to break downs how Sanders has become the very model of the corrupt socialist leader who becomes wealthy at the expense of the citizens they are elected to serve.

"It's a major problem for Bernie Sanders," Schweizer said. "He's turned socialism into a profession that has generated a lot of money to his family."

"Isn't that what always happens?" Glenn asked. "I mean, everybody in charge of a socialist country, they walk away with billions, in some cases, and the people are left starving."

"Yes, that's exactly right," agreed Schweizer. "It is a racket for Bernie Sanders. And the sort of austere image that he presents —kind of the John the Baptist of the progressive movement — it's simply not true."

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By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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