Try holding Donald Trump up to this litmus test for leadership - then try Ben Carson

On radio Monday, Glenn shared a passage of scripture - familiar to many for it's frequent use at weddings. "Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not boast."

Glenn invited listeners to think of those verses in a different way.

"May I give this to you as a litmus test?" he said.

He then proceeded to profile himself against the test, followed by Donald Trump and then Ben Carson. The results were pretty mind opening.

Watch.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors.

GLENN: I'm going to -- let me share something with you. We all know this because it's -- it's read at so many weddings. Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not boast. It's not arrogant. It's not rude. It doesn't insist on its own way. It's not resentful or irritably. It doesn't rejoice in wrongdoing, but it rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes in all things, hopes in all things, endures in all things. You may kiss the bride.

(laughter)

That's how we hear this all the time, right? We hear that over and over and over again. And then we have it, and we're like, "Ah, it's my favorite scripture because it's the only one I really know. I heard it at somebody's wedding. And whatever that one is, I want that read at my wedding because it will put my wife or husband in place and make sure they understand, you're going to be patient and kind and you're not going to be arrogant and you're not going to insist on your own way!"

May I -- may I give this to you as a litmus test. Let me give this to you as something I did last night as I was laying in bed and reading this.

I took out love. Now, in some scriptures it's charity. In some scriptures it's love. It's actually neither. The Greek word is agape, which is the pure love of Christ. It is the self-sacrificing love of God. It is what we have for our children. The minute they're born, something goes wrong with your children, you're immediately like, "I'll take it. Give it to me. Give it to me. Give it to me." That's agape. Where you are willing to do whatever it takes to your own demise because it's the right thing.

Now, let's talk out agape, charity, love, whatever. Insert your name here. Glenn is patient. No, uh-uh. Glenn is kind. Try to be. Glenn does not boast.

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Glenn is not arrogant. Uh-uh. Glenn's not rude. Not a chance. Glenn doesn't insist on his way. Glenn's not resentful or irritable. Glenn doesn't rejoice in wrongdoing. That's the only one that I could say I was pretty good on. I was like, "I got that one." Well, not so -- sometimes when somebody gets it, I'm like, "Yes!" But he rejoices with the truth. That one I got.

No matter what the truth is, I do rejoice in the truth. Bears all things. Not so much. Believes in all things. Uh-uh. Hopes in all things. Eh, if you believe hope is a step away from despair, I got it. And endures all things. Not with grace. I suck on that list.

Now, may I ask if your daughter or your son says, "I'm dating somebody great." Really, what's her name? "Harry." Really. Is Harry patient? Is Harry kind? Does Harry not boast? Is he arrogant? Is he rude?

This is a way for you to judge not only yourself, but also anybody who comes around you, anybody who wants to date your children, anybody you're supposed to go work for, anybody you're trying to hire.

How about this one? You think I flunked? Donald Trump is patient. Donald Trump is kind. Donald Trump does not boast. Donald Trump is not arrogant. Donald Trump is not rude. Donald Trump does not insist on his own way. Donald Trump is not resentful. Donald Trump is not irritable. Donald Trump does not rejoice in wrongdoing. Donald Trump rejoices with the truth. Donald Trump bears all things, believes in all things, hopes in all things, endures all things.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: Now, the reason why I'm bringing this up into politics is because I want you to know -- let me give you another one.

Ben Carson is patient. Uh-huh. Ben Carson is kind. Yeah. Ben Carson does not boast, is not arrogant, is not rude. He doesn't insist on his own way. He's not resentful or irritable. He doesn't rejoice in wrongdoing. He rejoices with the truth. He bears all things, believes in all things, hopes in all things, endures all things. I think he's pretty good at that.

Now, here's the secret, this is the first step. It says in the -- in the verses right before. You could give away all your stuff. You could sell all your stuff and give it to charity. You can be at nursing homes every day. I mean, it doesn't say nursing homes. This is the gospel according to Glenn. You can do all of these things. But unless you have this, unless you have charity, unless you have love, unless you have agape, everything you do is worthless. Everything you do is worthless. It won't work. None of it will work.

So we have to start looking for this in ourselves, looking for this in our leaders, and knowing that's not all that is required. That's just the basic fundamental.

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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