Is Trump rising or falling in the national polls?

Poll result announcements make for some attention-grabbing headlines, but they can often be misleading. Glenn told his radio listeners today that Donald Trump was reportedly gaining in national polls, but Stu shared some insights indicating this may not really be true.

"Fifteen days ago was the day he peaked in those polls," Stu said, referring to the Real Clear Politics, which averages multiple polls. "He had been dropping off for 15 days in his national average."

Stu explained Trump peaked on the polls on August 6th at 24 percent. Since then, he has gone down to where he is currently at 22 percent.

"What it means is, if you would see a candidate catching fire, his lead would be accelerating. He would be getting new people on board. And he does not seem to be doing that," Stu said.

So there you have it. Listen to the guys discuss more on radio below.

GLENN: A couple facts here we want to squeeze in.

STU: So headline from the Daily Mail is Melania Trump would be the only First Lady to pose in the nude.

GLENN: And that was published?

STU: Yesterday.

GLENN: Okay.

STU: So I think it was updated today. But posted yesterday.

GLENN: Okay.

STU: So you have that. Also, his peak. Donald Trump's peak in the polls was the day of the debate. So since the debate, he's fallen off. Not massively, but he's fallen off.

GLENN: That's not the feel that you get from the media.

STU: No. What about these comments, talking about Trump's third party: I don't believe a word of the critics that say that Trump would get a 50/50 vote from each side. I think the single vote that would go to -- every single vote that would go to Donald Trump would come from a Republican, from the Republican camp.

Can you believe that?

GLENN: Who said that?

STU: Well, that's actually just a slightly modified quote from Donald Trump talking about Ross Perot.

GLENN: Wow.

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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