Jamie Foxx: "Barack Obama our lord and savior"

There's a disturbing trend resurfacing itself in the media following President Obama's re-election. The president is being pictured as a Christ-like savior figure.

This morning alone, Glenn had two different examples of this. If the controversial painting depicting Obama as Jesus Christ with a crown of thorns around his head and his arms outstretched like he's being crucified wasn't bad enough, actor and comedian Jamie Foxx referring to the president as the "Lord and Savior".

During Sunday night's Soul Train Music Awards Jaime Foxx had some over-the-top praise for the newly re-elected president. During an onstage appearance the Oscar winner referred to President Obama as "our lord and savior".

Here is the clip:

"Now he's saying now today that he's joking," Glenn pointed out. "Or does he actually believe that Barack Obama is his Lord and savior?"

"I'm pretty sure he did not necessarily believe that," Stu responded. "He did seem to be joking a little bit."

"It's hysterical. Inside I'm rolling from the aisles on that. That's how funny it is," Pat sarcastically quipped, clearly less than amused with Foxx's description.

So, while those on the far left and anti-religious protest landmarks or faith and Christmas decorations in the name of "being offended," it's perfectly fine to equate the President of the United States as the most sacred figure in the religion practiced by the majority of Americans.

Why aren't conservatives up in arms? Because they actually believe in the right of free speech, offensive or not.

Like Glenn said on radio this morning, the First Amendment overrides hurt feelings. He also encouraged his audience to watch his show today at 5pm ET on TheBlaze TV, where he has something special in store — something he says he hopes "is not offensive to anybody who might think that the president is the savior."

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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