What 4 things does Obama control that will affect the election?

How does this administration really believe that it can win in November? It’s as if they know something that we don’t know, along with a few things they wish we didn’t know, Glenn explained to listeners this morning – like a George Soros meeting in Florida on how to defeat Mitt Romney.

“There’s also something else, and every president controls three of these things, but Barack Obama has added a fourth,” Glenn said. “If you’re really good at playing ‘the game,’ this is how you win. This is how a president wins reelection.”

The first thing that Barack Obama controls is the calendar. Glenn pointed to the current debate about student loan interest rates as an example. The White House set up a win-win situation – either we cost ourselves close to a billion dollars in interests that would be lost and add another free giveaway, or the Republicans look like they’re against students, college, children and learning. And, they time this all to come up right before the election, setting up the opposing side to look bad.

The second thing that the president controls is events. “In other words, no matter what's going on in the world, he can say, "Hey, look who's going to look who's going to Afghanistan today."  And no matter what else is happening, no matter what the topic is, he now controls the news.  He now can put an event in that everybody's got to pack up their crap and get onto a plane and go over to Afghanistan, and he controls the news cycle for at least a day,” Glenn explained.

The military is the third thing. Glenn explained that while he didn’t believe this, many people accused Bill Clinton of doing this. However, Barack Obama has practically been dancing all over the grave of Osama bin Ladin. His death has been used in campaign ads, campaign speeches, etc.

“So he controls the military and any military operation,” Glenn explained. “That's a big deal, especially when a country is at war, or the world is on the precipice. What happens to a presidential rating if all of a sudden we've got to go to war or something happens overseas, and we've got to look tough?”

The final thing that Barack Obama controls, and has never been controlled by a United States – the press. “The president has never controlled the press, but this one does. This one has them so spooked, so mesmerized, and so in the bag that he can pretty much count on the press to help him in every possible way,” Glenn said.

“So the things that you have to be aware of with this president and really any president, but this one especially when it comes to this time in an election, the things that he can control: the calendar, spontaneous quote/unquote events, the military, and the press,” Glenn said.

“Mitt Romney has a huge uphill battle, huge uphill battle and so do we. The thing that we talked about in our morning meeting today is how many people voted for Barack Obama that will not vote for him this time. He's lost a lot of people.”

President Obama has lost millions of voters that pulled the lever for him over ‘hope and change.’ “Every poll shows that,” Stu said. “He’s not going to get the same percentage, at least not at this point.”

“Hot many has he gained?” Glenn asked. “How many are like, ‘I voted for John McCain last time but I'm going to go for Barack Obama.  He's kind of changed my mind’.”

That answer is a fairly obvious ‘none,’ Glenn noted.  President Obama is still pulling from the same group of people, and many of his supporters are abandoning him. “So what is he going to do to win?” Glenn asked.

On top of the four things Glenn noted that the President controls, he also controls our perception of things.  Glenn noted what the administration is doing with jobless number. They pull the number from their computers, where they control what numbers are used in the equations.

“I mean, they control the stats and the way we look at stats, before it's given to the press.  Mitt Romney has got to get the people who didn't vote last time plus the people who did vote plus the ones that were so disenfranchised,” Glenn told listeners. “Those guys are going to be hard to get.”

In the coming days Glenn will show you how he thinks this election has a shot at going really well for Mitt Romney. Don’t miss an episode! Weekdays at 5pm ET on GBTV – Start your 14 day FREE trial today!

'The Handmaid's Tale' got it right, just with the wrong religion

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Just in case The Handmaid's Tale's heavy-handed message wasn't already heavy-handed enough, a recent episode made it clear there's always room for further hysteria. Particularly, in relation to depictions of a “patriarchal society" run by Christian doctrine and determined by men — oh those dastardly men.

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The show appropriates Margaret Atwood of the same name, depicting a totalitarian society led by Christian doctrine in which women's bodies are controlled, and they have no rights. The story sounds familiar, but not in the same way Atwood and the show's creators have so smugly assumed.

Just as tone-deaf as 4th wave feminism itself, and tone-deaf in all the exact same places. Most notably, the show's heavy-handed indignation toward Christianity. Toward the patriarchy. Toward conservatives and traditional values. And just like 4th wave feminism, the show completely overlooks the irony at play. Because there is a part of the world where women and children are being raped and mutilated. In fact, in this very real place, the women or girls are often imprisoned, even executed, for being raped, and they are mutilated in unspeakable ways.

Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life.

There is a place, a very real place, where women are forced to cover their entire bodies with giant tarp-like blankets, which is all the more brutal given the endless heat of this place. There is a place where women literally have one-third of the rights of men, a place where women are legally, socially and culturally worth less than men.

They cannot drive cars. They cannot be outside alone. They cannot divorce, they cannot even choose who they marry and often, they are forcibly married at a young age.

They are raped. A lot. Theirs is a cruel, bloody, colorless life. This is the life of tens, perhaps hundreds of millions of women. And, I'll tell you, their religion isn't Christianity.

Science did it again. It only took 270 million years, but this week, scientists finally solved the mystery that has kept the world up at night. We finally know where octopuses come from: outer space. That explains why they look like the aliens in just about every alien movie ever made.

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It turns out octopuses were aliens that evolved on another planet. Scientists haven't determined which one yet, but they've definitely narrowed it down to one of the planets in one of the galaxies. Hundreds of millions of years ago (give or take a hundred), these evolved octopus aliens arrived on Earth in the form of cryopreserved eggs. Now, this part is just speculation, but it's possible their alien planet was on the verge of destruction, so Mom and Dad Octopus self-sacrificially placed Junior in one of these cryopreserved eggs and blasted him off the planet to save their kind.

This alien-octopus research, co-authored by a group of 33 scientists, was published in the Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology journal. I'm sure you keep that on your nightstand like I do.

Anyway, these scientists say octopuses evolved very rapidly over 270 million years. Which sounds slow, but in evolutionary terms, 270 million years is like light speed. And the only explanation for their breakneck evolution is that they're aliens. The report says, “The genome of the Octopus shows a staggering level of complexity with 33,000 protein-coding genes — more than is present in Homo sapiens."

Lucky for us, they landed in the water. Otherwise, we might be octopus pets.

They mention that the octopus' large brain, sophisticated nervous system, camera-like eyes, flexible bodies and ability to change color and shape all point to its alien nature. Octopuses developed those capabilities rather suddenly in evolution, whereas we're still trying to figure out the TV remote.

These biological enhancements are so far ahead of regular evolution that the octopuses must have either time-traveled from the future, or “more realistically" according to scientists, crash-landed on earth in those cryopreserved egg thingies. The report says the eggs arrived here in “icy bolides." I had to look up what a “bolide" is, and turns out it's a fancy word for a meteor.

So, to recap: a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, an alien race of octopuses packed their sperm-bank samples in some meteors and shot them toward Earth. Lucky for us, they landed in the water. Otherwise, we might be octopus pets.

President Trump's approval rating is rising, and Democrats — hilariously — can't seem to figure out what's going on. A few months ago Democrats enjoyed a sixteen point lead over Republicans, but now — according to CNN's recent national survey — that lead is down to just THREE points. National data from Reuters shows it as being even worse.

The Democratic advantage moving towards the halfway mark into 2018 shows that Republicans are only ONE point behind. The president's public approval rating is rising, and Democrats are nervously looking at each other like… “umm guys, what are we doing wrong here?"

I'm going to give Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi a little hint. We know that the Left has enjoyed a “special relationship" with the media, but they might want to have a sit down with their propaganda machine. The mainstream media is completely out of control, and Americans are sick of it. We're DONE with the media.

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Look what has been going on just this week. The president called MS-13 gang members animals, but that's not the story the media jumped on. They thought it was more clickable to say that Trump was calling all immigrants animals instead. In the Middle East, the media rushed to vilify Israel instead of Hamas. They chose to defend a terror organization rather than one of our oldest allies.

Think about that. The media is so anti-Trump that they've chosen a violent street gang AND A GLOBAL TERROR ORGANIZATION as their torch-bearing heroes. Come on, Democrats. Are you seriously baffled why the American people are turning their backs on you?

Still not enough evidence? Here's the New York Times just yesterday. Charles Blow wrote a piece called "A Blue Wave of Moral Restoration" where he tried to make the case that the president and Republicans were the enemy, but — fear not — Democrat morality was here to save the day.

Here are some of these cases Blow tries to make for why Trump is unfit to be President:

No person who treats women the way Trump does and brags on tape about sexually assaulting them should be president.

Ok, fine. You can make that argument if you want to, but why weren't you making this same argument for Bill Clinton? Never mind, I actually know the reason. Because you were too busy trying to bury the Juanita Broaddrick story.

Let's move on:

No person who has demonstrated himself to be a pathological liar should be president.

Do the words, “You can keep your doctor" mean anything to the New York Times or Charles Blow? I might have saved the best for last:

No person enveloped by a cloud of corruption should be president.

I can only think of three words for a response to this: Hillary Frigging Clinton.

Try displaying a little consistency.

If the media really wants Donald Trump gone and the Democrats to take over, they might want to try displaying a little consistency. But hey, maybe that's just too much to ask.

How about starting with not glorifying terrorist organizations and murderous street gangs. Could we at least begin there?

If not… good luck in the midterms.

In the weeks following President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the mainstream media was quick to criticize the president's pro-Israel stance and make dire predictions of violent backlash in the Middle East. Fast forward to this week's opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem and the simultaneous Palestinian “protests" in Gaza.

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Predictably, the mainstream media chastised Israel for what they called “state-sanctioned terrorism" when the IDF stepped in to protect their country from so-called peaceful Palestinian protesters. Hamas leaders later admitted that at least 50 of the 62 Palestinians killed in the clashes were Hamas terrorists.

“In our post-modern media age, there is no truth and nobody even seems to be looking for it …. This is shamefully clear in the media especially this week with their coverage of the conflict between the border of Israel and the Gaza strip," said Glenn on today's show. He added, “The main media narrative this week is about how the IDF is just killing innocent protesters, while Hamas officials have confirmed on TV that 50 of the 62 people killed were working for Hamas."

The mainstream media views the Palestinians as the oppressed people who just want to share the land and peacefully coexist with the people of Israel. “They can't seem to comprehend that in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, only one side is actively trying to destroy the other," surmised Glenn.

Watch the video above to hear Glenn debunk the “peaceful Palestinian protest" fallacy.