Obama touts the now-recalled Chevy Cobalt, while Michael Moore calls for GM execs to be put to death

Since February, General Motors has recalled 2.6 million vehicles, and the carmaker is under investigation for its failure to issue a recall over faulty ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 traffic deaths. Members of Congress are also asking why the company continued to use the switch in its cars even though it knew the faulty part didn’t meet the company’s own guidelines.

The Chevy Cobalt accounts for 1.6 million of the 2.6 million recalls. The faulty ignition switch in model years 2005 through 2010 is blamed for turning off the car’s engine when bumped by the driver’s knee. This issue may have led to the death of 12 people. On radio this morning, Glenn dug up audio of President Obama heralding the Cobalt back in 2009.

“You know, have we not turned into the former Soviet Union? Here's Government Motors for you. Look, before the Chevy Cobalt became known for having deadly ignition defect, it was already seen as a lemon. Owners complained about the power steering failures, locks inexplicably opening and closing, doors jamming shut in the rain, and even windows falling out,” Glenn explained. “And they're calling General Motors in front of Congress to demand answers. Could you just go in the time tunnel for me? Is there any recollection of this President touting General Motors?”

Speaking at a Lordstown, Ohio GM plant in September 2009, President Obama praised not just GM in general but the unbelievable popularity of the Cobalt specifically:

PRESIDENT OBAMA: One of the other efforts we undertook was the Cash for Clunkers program. Folks said that wouldn't work either. That program was good for automakers, it's good for consumers, and, by the way, it was good for our environment. And you know what? The Chevy Cobalt that you build here was one of GM's most sought-after cars under that program. Dealers across the country started running out. You need to build more!

“Literally nothing he said there was true,” Stu said. “Literally nothing. It was not a successful program.

“You don't remember the run on Cobalts,” Pat joked. “It was right after the Volt explosion.”

Michael Moore, meanwhile, is calling for GM executives to be put to death over the incident. In a post on his Facebook page, Moore explained he is against the death penalty – but not in this circumstance:

I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested and made to pay for their pre-meditated decision to take human lives for a lousy ten bucks… Only now, under the newly-configured GM -- owned, essentially, by you and me from 2009 through last year -- has the truth come out.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Moore also blames former President George W. Bush for the tragic deaths:

In 2007 a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official recommended a formal investigation but was overruled by others in Bush’s “business-friendly” Transportation Department.

With that logic, however, President Bush is actually as much to thank as he is to blame.

“By the way,” Stu concluded. “You might remember the person who gave [GM] to the people was actually George W. Bush when he did the first bailout.”

Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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While the mainstream media has called the election for Joe Biden, Glenn gives a rallying cry to conservatives. Many of the over 71 million people who voted for President Trump are split between frustration and an urge to do something. The multiple allegations of election fraud are largely out of our hands, and Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process to ensure our voting systems are fair.

But that doesn't mean we have to sit on our hands. There is an urgent need to focus on the ongoing Senate races. Glenn has warned us of the Left's radical plans should they sweep this election, and the wolves are already descending on Georgia.

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn reveals the desperate measures they're taking to win two Georgia runoff races in January and claim the Senate. Senator Mike Lee joins to warn what will happen to the country if Chuck Schumer becomes Senate majority leader and why we must have a transparent process so that Americans can trust the final count.

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