What is the difference between a Social Democrat and a Progressive?

In advance of the Tuesday night Democratic debate, CNN invited Glenn and other recognizable figures to submit a question for the whole group of candidates.

On radio Tuesday morning, Glenn shared with listeners the question he chose to submit and why.

"Can you tell me the difference between a Progressive and a Social Democrat? And tell me the difference between those two and a Constitutionalist," Glenn said.

Watch the clip below to find out what Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders said, which prompted this question.

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

GLENN: Hillary Clinton says she's an early 20th century progressive. Bernie Sanders says he's a social Democrat. Can you tell me the difference between a progressive and a social Democrat, and tell me the difference between those two and a constitutional. Maybe I should rewrite that question for them to kind of dummy it up a little bit for them.

But, I mean, she has said she is an early 20th century progressive. He's just come out recently and said, "I'm a social Democrat." I don't know if the average person knows what those two mean. And I can't tell you what the difference is between a social Democrat and a progressive, and I've studied progressives. What's the difference between the two? And what's the difference between a social Democrat and a regular Democrat?

PAT: Yeah. It's worse than social Democrat, it's Democratic socialist.

GLENN: Ah, you're right. You're right.

PAT: Which is right?

STU: Another question I would like -- asked. This is the type of things they would do to Republicans, but on the other side. Do you think it should be legal to abort a baby one minute before birth? And if not, when is the line? I would like to know --

GLENN: They'll never ask that.

PAT: No, they won't.

STU: But that's the exact type of thing they do with rape and incest. Here's the biggest outlier, the smallest percentage of abortions, can you defend that position? You know, the worst possible crime, would you still say no to abortion.

GLENN: Yeah. John Wayne Gacy walks in. And he's -- he needs to buy a gun. But you don't know it's John Wayne Gacy.

PAT: Right.

GLENN: Do you sell him the gun?

PAT: Right.

GLENN: What? No. Well, of course, it's John Wayne Gacy. So, but you don't know that. Okay. So I don't have a problem. So you're fine with him going and molesting and murdering children?

STU: Right. That's what they do. And I want to see Hillary Clinton come out and say, yes, one minute before birth, you can abort that baby.

PAT: She would never say that. She would turn it around on Republican positions.

GLENN: The only one I'm interested in hearing is Bernie Sanders.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: I'm really interested in hearing Bernie Sanders. Do you have any of the audio? I didn't hear it yesterday.

STU: You want his album?

PAT: Oh, his songs are good.

GLENN: I got it. I don't want that. No.

PAT: Are you sure?

GLENN: Yes, I'm positive. What I'm looking for is where he's talking about being a social Democrat.

PAT: Yeah, Chuck Todd asked him about it the other day.

CHUCK: You joked about the idea when people call you a socialist, you say, yes, I'm going to make everybody wear the same color pajamas.

BERNIE: Especially you.

CHUCK: Especially me.

BERNIE: I have a pair of pajamas just for you.

CHUCK: I hear you. And then the other day, I noticed you said, you know what, don't use the word "socialist." I'm going to say I'm a progressive. Are you pushing back on that? Are you embracing, I'm a European socialist?

BERNIE: No. Look, when one of your Republican colleagues gets on the show, he'll say, are you a capitalist? Have you ever referred to them as a capitalist?

CHUCK: Yeah, are you a capitalist?

BERNIE: No. I'm a Democratic socialist.

PAT: Jeez. Isn't that amazing?

BERNIE: But what I mean, I've been elected as an independent throughout my political career. I am running now in the Democratic nomination process and will support -- I hope to win. I expect to win.

CHUCK: But you'll support the Democratic nominee?

BERNIE: I will.

GLENN: No. We can't have a president that sounds like you, Bernie. Your policies could be horrible; they could be wonderful. Most Americans will not get that far.

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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