What's so courageous about Caitlyn Jenner?

At the ESPY Awards Wednesday night, Caitlyn Jenner received the Arthur Ashe Award for courage. Um, why? As Glenn has pointed out time and time again since Bruce Jenner transitioned to Caitlyn Jenner, she is being heralded as “brave” and “courageous” while we ignore true courage. Why are we not celebrating the Christians who die at the hands of the Islamic State who refuse to convert? Or the soldier fighting for a our freedom overseas? America’s definition of “courage” has fundamentally transformed.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment from radio, it may contain errors:

Mike Broomhead: Very quickly, last night, the ESPY Awards have been the big story when you look anywhere. The ESPY Awards. Look at the Blaze.com. You'll see a headline there. Caitlyn Jenner. Courage in sports award. Cracked some funny jokes last night about the dress that she had to pick out and said, ladies, I get it. You know, ask the critics to be kind because she said I'm new at this. So at least there was some humor there. My problem -- I have no problem with discussing what happened on the ESPYs last night. Evolving as a society, it happens with every generation. My problem is the importance placed on some of the things that are happening right now. And everyone is looking for a victory. So when the gay marriage decision was handed down by the Supreme Court, it was seen as a civil rights victory all the way back to the 1960s and the Jim Crow laws and the -- I just look at what's happening now. And it seems to me to be such hollow victories. The fact that a man that won Olympic gold as Bruce Jenner is now winning an award for courage as Caitlyn Jenner. I've never been one to hammer someone else for their life.

It's none of my business. But I don't understand as a society that these are the victories that we seek out. It's almost as if it is an intentional distraction from the realities of what's coming down the road. We look at the economy of Greece. And I'm not a naysayer. I'm not a doom and gloom person. I really love to look at what's best about us. There's plenty of that to talk about. I just don't understand why the Caitlyn Jenner story is the greatest American story of the year.

So in the next hour, we'll talk about the president. Prison reform. Veterans Administration. Illegal immigration. And some things and numbers that you will not believe. I can promise you that. So stick around. My name is Mike Broomhead. This, of course, is the Glenn Beck Program.

Featured Image: LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: Honoree Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss the Left's current efforts to rid the U.S. military of "extremism," Democrats' push to separate President Joe Biden from the nuclear codes, and how conservatives can use government to battle the far-left, their policies, and their efforts to control Americans.

Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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