Media reacts to Romney’s ‘gaffe-tastic’ overseas trip

In light of Mitt Romney’s overseas tour the media has taken to pointing out the ‘gaffe-tastic’ nature of Romney’s trip, while reminding us that whenever President Obama goes overseas he is ‘gaffe-free’ and ‘picture-perfect.’

“Let’s move on to our 1984 world where two plus two equals five kind of ‑‑ kind of, you know, media formula, where nothing makes sense anymore,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “Let's go to Mitt Romney, his overseas trip, has been described by the press as gaffe‑tastic, gaffe‑filled, and his mouth runneth over.  Hmmm. Of course, when Barack Obama went overseas and really ever since, he was gaffe‑free and picture‑perfect.”

So let’s take a look at some of the horrors that show just how embarrassing Romney’s trip was.

For starters, he had the nerve to suggest that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

“Hey, Jeffy, according to the map, according to the location of the capital according to the location of the prime minister's office, according to the location of all political offices, where would the capital of Israel be,” Glenn asked. “It’s like saying, ‘I'm not going to tell you where the capital of the United States is.’”

And we can’t forget about how embarrassing it was when Romney explained how cultural differences between Israel and Palestine could be a factor in why Israel’s economy is so much stronger than Palestine.

“He mentioned their respective GDPs as an example. Romney cited Israel's per capita GDP at $21,000, Palestine's at 10,000.  It's actually more like 31,000 to 1500. So it's not two times the GDP. It's closer to 30 times, far more dramatic than even he indicated. If you were talking about that's his gaffe, okay, I'd be with you. But that's not what they were doing,” Glenn said.

Let us not forget how President Obama and his administration have handled questions about Israel situation as of late. No one with half a brain would call it picture-perfect. One day the President comes out in front of the AIPAC and says that Israel’s security is “sacrosanct,” and Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel. The next day he says:

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  This was an example where we had some poor phrasing in the speech and we immediately tried to correct the interpretation that was given.  The point we were simply making was is that we don't want barbed wire running through Jerusalem similar to the way it was prior to the '67 war. We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps. So that secure and recognized borders are established for both states.

“What? You don't think you is... was... make any sense. But don't worry, none of that is gaffe‑tastic, gaffe‑filled, gaffe‑alicious. It's sheer unadulterated perfection personified,” Glenn joked.

The bias is bordering on laughable at this point and further proves that the media is becoming more and more obsolete.

“The media is irritating but irrelevant. It's like a little gnat. After a while that's really irritating.  But here's what happens. Welcome to GBTV. Welcome to talk radio. Welcome to the Internet. Welcome to the 9/12 project. Welcome to the Tea Party. Welcome to Freedom Works. Welcome to America,” Glenn concluded.

“We are the ultimate flyswatter. They're irrelevant. Let them rant and rave. Let them dig their own grave. This November Americans will pick the man who best represents American principles and values.”

It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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