Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in trouble in Kentucky

The 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner, and the race for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) seat is heating up. Glenn spoke to Sen. McConnell’s primary challenger, Matt Bevin, in November and was impressed with his conservative values. New polling data shows Bevin is slowly but surely closing a very large gap against Sen. McConnell. And there is even worse news for Sen. McConnell – he leads his presumed Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, by just one point in the polls.

“Did you see the poll on Mitch McConnell's race,” Pat asked on radio this morning. “Usually a poll that has Mitch McConnell leading Bevin 53-[26], you would think that race is over, looks pretty good for McConnell and bad for Bevin. But this past summer, the difference was 52 points!”

Taking a look at data from Public Policy Polling, Republican voters seem to be unfamiliar with who Bevin is as a candidate, but they are certainly not overly enthusiastic with Sen. McConnell’s performance:

Do you approve or disapprove of Senator Mitch
McConnell’s job performance?

Approve: 46%

Disapprove: 43%

Not sure: 11%

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion
of Matt Bevin?

Favorable: 14%

Unfavorable: 25%

Not sure: 61%

If the Republican candidates for Senate in
2014 were Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin,
who would you vote for?

Mitch McConnell: 53%

Matt Bevin: 26%

Not sure: 21%

“Here's the problem. I think Matt Bevin should win. I think it's an important race, and I'm hoping that Matt Bevin is everything he says he is. He could be another Ted Cruz, and he seems like the right kind of guy,” Glenn said. “But I will tell you this: If he loses this race, mark my words, McConnell will lose.”

Looking beyond Kentucky Republicans, Glenn is right that the general election is shaping up to be a tight one:

If the candidates for Senate next year were
Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat
Alison Lundergan Grimes, who would you vote
for?

Mitch McConnell: 43%

Alison Lundergan Grimes: 42%

Not sure: 15%

If the candidates for Senate next year were
Republican Matt Bevin and Democrat Alison
Lundergan Grimes, who would you vote for?

Matt Bevin: 39%

Alison Lundergan Grimes: 38%

Not sure: 24%

See the complete Public Policy Polling data HERE.

“I really hate to war game for the Democrats,” Glenn said. “But honestly, if you found someone that was a moderate in Kentucky, you would slam Mitch McConnell.”

Ultimately, when you consider Rand Paul is the junior senator from the state, the people of Kentucky are clearly willing to embrace a less establishment, more conservative leader.

“What's the mentality of Kentucky? It's Rand Paul, not Mitch McConnell. McConnell was great when you had the understanding of, ‘Well, he's better than the other guys.’ That's not the mind-set of the people in Kentucky, thank God, now,” Glenn concluded. “If they had Bevin and Rand Paul, Kentucky would be better than Texas.”

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How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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