Politifact fact-checked one our our Facebook posts, but missed the big picture

Once again the pointdexters at PolitiFact have protected our audience from our ignorance and misinformation. They’ve just fact checked one of Glenn’s late night Facebook posts, and decided to pick apart a few pieces and ignore the larger context and message of the post.

Here’s our response:

1) Yes, we meant Hezbollah not Hamas. We have corrected that on Facebook and the website.

2) We’re responding to this story from ‘The Times of Israel’ headlined “US intel report scrapped Iran from list of terror threats”. Summarizing that as “taking Iran off the terror list” on a Facebook post doesn’t seem criminal. In fact, Fox News, Townhall.com, and Allen West all discussed this story with similar summaries.

3) While there are some critical words about Iran, they are taken out of the list of terror threats as we stated, and Hezbollah is completely removed from the entire report.

Thankfully, they didn’t check for grammatical errors.

Politifact's point seems to be that if you incorrectly assume that Glenn was talking about a different terror list than the one he was talking about, then Glenn would have been wrong.  However ...he wasn't...so he wasn't.

Now, Politifact failed to deal with the larger point of Glenn’s Facebook post, which is that this administration has routinely betrayed our closest ally in the Middle East: Israel.

While Politifact focused on ‘The Times of Israel’ story, Glenn’s post was focused on this one from ForeignPolicy.com, ‘EXCLUSIVE: From Tel Aviv to Turtle Bay’, which outlines how the Obama administration had hope Netanyahu would lose his re-election and in light of his victory plans to use the United Nations to force a two-state solution.

“When it comes to Israel and the Jewish people, this administration does not speak for me! When it comes to a deal with the homicidal maniacs that oppress the Iranian people oppress women and stone homosexuals I want the world to know that as for me and my family - We reject those who say ‘peace, peace’- when there is no peace,” Glenn wrote on Facebook.

“My family and I stand with the Muslims that ISIS kill because they are not ‘Muslim enough’, we stand with the Jew, the Christian and the atheist who will not accept a second class citizenship in exchange for life,” he continued.

“All men are created equal and endowed by their creator with the right of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” Glenn wrote.

Yes, a mistake was made. Yes, we corrected it shortly after it was brought to our attention – and are doing so again now. But we will not ignore nor will we apologize for criticizing this administration’s neglect of our American values and principles in order to further their own political interests in the Middle East.

How does a sports writer know how to fix America, and America's racial dilemma?

In a special edition of the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Outkick sports columnist Jason Whitlock filled in Tuesday for Glenn to explain how we can bring America back together, lean into racial harmony, and restore the values of our Founding Fathers. Because if not us, then who will?

Jason started out by explaining how, during a recent appearance on the program, he felt a spiritual connection with Glenn, regardless of physical differences, as both share a common passion for God and country.

"Glenn and I share a kindred spirit. A kindred passion," Jason said. "We have two things that we love and are passionate about: God and country. I am not a minister. I'm a flawed sinner just like Glenn and just like you. But I am a believer. Believers share an energy that connects them, that cuts through our physical differences and makes those differences irrelevant relevant. That's what I felt when I met Glenn, an energy and a spirit that connects us. We are broadcasters, media personalities, operating in separate spaces, trying to talk to Americans, who share our passion."

Jason went on to say that he believes there are forces operating, both outside of and inside America, that are working to separate America from God, and that much of what we've witnessed in 2020 — from the racial division stirred by the mainstream and social media, to the rioting and looting by Antifa and Black Lives Matter, to the "remaking of the sports world into a shrine that celebrates resisting criminal suspects and denigrates this great country at every turn" — are symptoms and consequences of America's enemies separating God and country.

"We are one nation under God. We are nothing without Him," Jason continued. "The flawed sinners who founded this nation baked God into this country with their Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. That they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. That among those, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The foreign and domestic enemies of this nation are baking a new American cake. God isn't an essential ingredient in this new cake. He isn't an ingredient at all. The removal of faith is sewing the disharmony that is terrorizing and destroying the United States of America.

"Why am I here today? I'm here to tell you how we take our country back, how we restore the freedoms and the liberties our enemies seek to remove in their remaking of a godless America."

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One of the most shocking things British journalist, political commentator, and author of "The Madness of Crowds," Douglas Murray witnessed during his recent stay in America, was how many Americans are acting as if they live in 1930s Germany or behind the Iron Curtain, afraid to stand up and speak out because they're afraid of the consequences.

Murray joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why he believes the state of America is actually worse than we realize, and how the Left's obsession with rewriting history has ushered in guilt, fear, and a "silent majority."

Murray said he's particularly "fed up" with those on the Right who are afraid to voice their opinion because they don't want to become the target of leftist mobs on social media.

"Do you think anyone in history who told the truth had an easy time? You've got the easiest time that any opposition movement ever did in history," Murray said.

"You cannot have these people in America living in a free society — which is for the time being free — pretending that they live under the circumstances of Jews in 1930s Germany," he added. "Speak up. Speak out. Don't be a silent majority; be a very damn noisy majority. And don't put up with the oppression of people who are totally insincere ... they want to make money. They want to win. Nothing more. Call them out ... and get back to what you should be doing as a nation."

Watch the full interview with Douglas Murray below:



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New York City shut down its schools over the coronavirus with barely any notice. But even before that, Governor Andrew Cuomo apparently wasn't in the mood to be asked about it, and he made that very clear to reporters.

Asked on Wednesday whether parents could expect schools to be closed as soon as Thursday, Cuomo mocked reporters for their "obnoxious and offensive" questions and accused them of not paying attention. Watch the testy exchange for yourself here.

On Thursday's radio program, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere had plenty to say about Stu's least favorite governor and the decision to close schools. But Glenn also offered his own theory on why coronavirus restrictions have become so political: Americans refuse to be forced into submission.

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Everything comes down to the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. If we lose both races, we lose the country. Democrats know this and are pouring in millions to usher in a Marxist agenda.

As the Left tries to hide how radical the two candidates really are, Glenn takes us inside the Democrat war room to expose the wolf in pastor's clothing, Raphael Warnock, and America's Justin Trudeau, Jon Ossoff. Socialism, the Green New Deal, and "defund the police" are all on the table. And Glenn warns of what's to come if conservatives don't activate: Chuck Schumer will weaponize the Senate, and the radical Left will launch an all-out assault to ravage the Constitution.

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