CNN’s Erin Burnett conducts ridiculous interview with Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent came under fire for calling President Obama a “subhuman mongrel,” and he has since apologized for the remark. That didn’t stop CNN’s Erin Burnett, however, from peppering Nugent with endless questions about the incident. You may recall Burnett once referred to former President George W. Bush as a “monkey” – but apparently only those who criticize President Obama deserve to be dragged through the mud.

“She jumps all over Ted from the very beginning, and then she plays his comment where he called the President a subhuman mongrel,” Pat explained. “He's apologized for it profusely several times now. And so she tries to get him to apologize again, he said he already did, and he apologizes again. He goes ahead and accommodates her… Then she comes out with her snotty attitude with Ted.”

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“I believe when you're creating class warfare intentionally to get Americans to draw this line in the sand where I've never seen such political discourse in all my life,” Nugent told Burnett in regard to his comments. “And yes, I do apologize for being part of that political discourse because greater men than myself have advised me that that kind of street language in a volatile interview as you played earlier is not appropriate and we're trying to get some upgrade here in America.”

When Glenn appeared on Megyn Kelly’s show earlier this year, he experienced a similar media uproar for comments he made about his time at Fox News. Glenn said that he wished he could have done a better job articulating the principles that can unite us, but those comments were misconstrued.

“See, that's the thing that everybody's like, ‘Glenn Beck says he's sorry for being ...’ Yes. Yes. Just as Ted did,” Glenn said. “I am not sorry for anything I've done. I am sorry for not being smart enough to figure out how to penetrate the mainstream media. By the way, I have now. But find a way to penetrate the mainstream media to be able to talk about the principles something values that we talked about for four years. That the 9/12 Project is based on. I'm sorry that I didn't figure out a way to be able to do that and do that more effectively.”

The job of the media should be, as Burnett pointed, out elevate the conversation beyond the petty name-calling. But that is simply not the case. Ultimately, however, Glenn believes it is this lack of self-reflection and awareness that will cause the mainstream media to collapse under its own weight.

“Now, I've already said that, but what does the media do? The media immediately jumps in without any self-reflection on their role. That's the deal. What is Ted saying? ‘I'm sorry for any role I played in that.’ Then it is your turn, media, to say, you know what? ‘I am too, so let's have a different dialogue now.’ But they're so arrogant that they won't do it. They won't see. All they see is the splinter in somebody else's eye. They will not notice the beam that is in their own. But that's okay. That's okay. We will continue to look at the splinter in our own eye. Let's make sure that we have the splinter out of our own eye. They will collapse on their own weight.”

Christians are conflicted when it comes to President Donald Trump. Some proudly support him and his policies, while others just can't accept the man behind the boorish language.

Ruth Graham, daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, joined Glenn Beck on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to make a case for the president from a Christian's point-of-view.

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WATCH: Dem goes to Trump rally and realizes Dems are screwed in 2020

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On Thursday's radio program ,Glenn interviewed Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, who described what it was like attending a President Trump rally as a Democrat. She told Glenn Beck that crossing party lines is nearly forbidden in liberal circles but she branched out anyway — and learned quite a bit about the other side.

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Ryan: Bernie at the airport Holiday Inn

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Some poor guy booked a hotel at the Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center in Des Moines on February 3, 2020, assuming it would be a harmless Monday night. Only to find himself in the middle of an overflowing Bernie rally on the night of the caucuses.

For the record, the man was not a Bernie Sanders supporter. Far from it. He popped his head backward when I told him where I work, smiling. Well, grinning, to be precise.

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After her speech, Klobuchar wandered into the crowd, immediately submerged. Selfies. Everybody wanted them. A minute later, the other candidates began to appear on screen, giving speeches.

"Bernie," asked Justin Robert Young, host of Politics Politics Politics.

"Bernie," I said, and we paced to the car and lurked out onto the depopulated streets and the trenchant cold. But we were both bright with excitement, a couple of detectives. The valet attendants in their satin outfits saw two oddities, and they were right.

Justin Young and I had just left the Des Moines Marriott Downtown for Amy Klobuchar's "Amy for America caucus night party." She gave her speech, in a brilliant maneuver. I skated the Nissan down empty streets, quietly listening to Bernie's speech on the Iowa Public Radio station.

"I love this, what we're about to do," I said, gripping the wheel, words hurried, leaning forward, tapping my left boot. "We're going to hear Bernie talking, then we'll park, then walk through some doors and we will stroll into that very room as Bernie is giving the speech that's being broadcast to millions of people."

It was like how in the game Mario Bros., Mario can jump into giant green storm drains, occasionally. Like leaping into the television and joining the cast.

"There's nobody out on the roads," one of us said. "Holiday Inn, right up there." As broad-winged commercial airplanes floated overhead. We scoured for a parking spot and each second felt wasted. Urgent. We needed to be inside that hotel. But there was nowhere to park. Even the illegal spots were taken. Cars had creviced every inch of parking lot and curb and all that, had even jammed into dark pyramids of sludge.

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Rita Dove wrote, "I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on."

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There were so many more journalists press at Bernie's event that the only media spots left were in the overflow room, which itself seemed at capacity. Dank, too. With a heavy vibe, like a sinister library.

The entire hotel exuded gloom. A quietness you hear in locker rooms after a game that should have ended differently.

Bernie supporters, dazed, stomped out into the snow, or to the bathrooms, or just in need of a bit of stomping.

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Back to Beechwood Lounge, where we watched the Super Bowl a day earlier. Although it felt like a week had passed since then.

Approaching midnight, by that point.

Because Justin consumes politics with an all-encompassing urgency. As if it's a duty. He's clearly studied history and politics for years. Part historian, part political scientist, but also part reporter and part comedian. On one hand, he's guided by the old school approach to journalism. Objectivity. Solemnity. Accuracy.

An American has the right to tell nobody who they voted for. Or maybe it's a cultural thing.

Snow everywhere you look, piles of it full of gas and oil, and rubbish as well. That day was unseasonably warm. The next would plummet us into literal freezing. The kind of day that slows everyone down. With all that ice, you have to be cautious about every step.

Shame is for the uninitiated.

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In 1990 Michael Bloomberg's employees created a short book full of crude, sexist, and shocking quotes he allegedly said at work, including one story that has him telling a female employee to "kill it" after she announced she was pregnant. Sadly, that story has him fitting right in with the Democratic party in 2020.

The booklet, titled, 'Wit & Wisdom of Michael Bloomberg,' has resurfaced to haunt the Democratic presidential candidate after "The Washington Post" published the full text on Saturday.

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere (filling in for Glenn) shared some of the less colorful (many were too lewd to be repeated on radio,) but no less disgusting quotes.

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