A Clear Path to Victory for Ted Cruz

After a weekend on the campaign trail with Ted Cruz, Glenn returned invigorated and more positive than ever his guy could become the nominee.

On radio Monday, Glenn laid out just how he envisions the race playing out, with Cruz ending up at the top of the ticket this November.

Listen to the segment below. Start at 4:15.

Rubio and Kasich Must Drop Out

Glenn has been saying this for weeks now, but head-to-head, Cruz destroys Trump --- so narrowing the field to a two-man race is critical. Should this occur, Glenn even suggested the Cruz camp should be fine with losing every race on Tuesday.

"The Cruz campaign, I believe, should be willing to walk away with all losses on Tuesday,” Glenn said. “If Kasich and Rubio get out on Wednesday or Thursday --- if they get out, everything changes because the poll numbers show, in a head-to-head, 61-39 Cruz."

It makes it a little trickier mathematically, but as long as Kasich loses Ohio and Rubio loses Florida, it won't catastrophic if Trump emerges as the one on top. Even assuming Trump wins the other three contests, Glenn showed just how there would still be a path to victory for Cruz.

"Cruz needs to win 80 percent. If he loses everything, he needs to win 80 percent of the [remaining] delegates," Glenn said. "But he's tracking 61-39 currently. He could sweep the rest of the delegates."

Not an ideal scenario, but not the end of the world either.

Ohio Is Still in Play

The key is for Kasich to lose in Ohio, and while polls show he is tied with Trump at 33 percent, Cruz is not far behind at 27 percent and is surging. Why is it so vital for Kasich to lose Ohio? Because winning his home state might cause Kasich, who Glenn said might be delusional, to stay in the race.

“If he wins Ohio, he stays in. My belief is he is so delusional and so much just wanting to be the vice president, anybody's vice president, that he will stay in,” Glenn said.

Whether or not he's delusional, he's certainly not good at math. On Sunday, he told Chuck Todd on Meet the Press he thought he could win 112 percent of the remaining delegates if he were to win Ohio.

If you say so, John.

A Replay of 1968

Glenn has long said 2016 could be a replay of 1968, and as the threat of a brokered convention becomes more realistic, the more the two years look the same. With violence erupting at recent Trump rallies, the evidence of this couldn’t be more clear.

“We've been talking about this for years. Martin Luther King said, you put riots and people who have the dogs and being hit by sticks you put those two things together, and they will choose the right side," Glenn said.

The more people see the stark comparison between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, the more likely they will be to choose Cruz --- which is why a two-man race is so important.

Predicting Tuesday

The polls are tight, but Glenn thinks Cruz will win North Carolina, collecting most of their 72 proportional delegates. Despite trailing by six in Ohio, Glenn has a good feeling Cruz will be the one to nab all 66 of their delegates once the dust settles.

There haven’t been many polls in Missouri, but chances are Trump will win all 52 delegates there, along with the 99 from Florida, where he has a 20-point lead. That leaves Illinois and their 69 winner-take-all delegates, which could be the deciding state in who wins the total delegate count for the day.

As of Monday, Trump has won 44 percent of all delegates and even if he were to win every state on Tuesday, he would still need to win 48 percent of all remaining delegates to reach 1,237 and secure the nomination.

This means he would need to win at a higher rate than he is now.

"The Devil You Know is Better Than the Devil You Don't Know"

The final piece will be the establishment coming together to push Cruz to the finish line. Why would they do that and why would Cruz be ok with it?

“They look at Donald Trump and say, 'I don't know what's going to happen here. It could be really ugly.' And it could even go to fascism," Glenn said. "They look at Ted Cruz, and they're like, 'He's just going to be constitutional. So we know his game because he actually believes this. So we know --- we can at least strategize on that game.' You can't strategize on Trump because he's too unpredictable. He could be a completely different man the day after the election."

That explains the establishment. But as a candidate that has been running against the "Washington Cartel," why would Cruz want this to happen?

"Ted Cruz is beginning to shape up in the establishment as the winner in their minds. It will all be decided if Kasich and Rubio get out on Wednesday," Glenn said. "And Cruz --- they're coming to Cruz on his terms. He's not asking for them."

You might say it will take divine intervention to have this all fall into place, but as a nation built on just that --- that just might be the point.

Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) addresses supporters during a campaign rally at the Adams Mark Hotel on March 12, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. The candidates continue to campaign before the March 15th Missouri primary. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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