Election by Numbers: Cruz Cruising in New Wisconsin Poll

It looks like there is a Ted Cruz surge happening in Wisconsin, and Tuesday’s primary will go a long way in proving whether the Texas Senator has a viable path to getting 1,237 delegates or not. Cruz’s message has been resonating more and more as Donald Trump continues to prove he does not have a well thought-out plan and is shooting from the hip. It’s too soon to tell if his attacks on Heidi Cruz or his comments on abortion will affect his numbers at the polls, but it appears there is finally a crack in the Trump façade.

Co-host Stu Burguiere, broadcasting live from TheBlaze Studios in New York, broke down the latest polls and showed just how far Cruz has come in a month on The Glenn Beck Program Thursday.

Wisconsin Polling Last Month

• Trump 30%

• Cruz 19%

• Kasich 8%

Wisconsin Polling Post Carson and Rubio Withdrawal

• Cruz 40% +21

• Trump 30% even

• Kasich 21% +13

Glenn’s Analysis

Ted Cruz has been saying all along their polling showed Trump has a hard ceiling of 35-40% --- an idea Glenn says is beginning to be born out in the polls.

“It goes right to the theory all along, he's got a ceiling,” Glenn said. “His people are with him and that's all he's going to get.”

L.A. Times California Polling

In a state that many consider a potential big-win for Trump, the new L.A. Times poll shows it’s actually a lot closer than you might think. This could be huge since California is a winner-take-most state in terms of delegates.

• Trump 36%

• Cruz 35%

• Kasich 14%

New York Polls

In his home state, Trump does have a commanding lead, which is key for two reasons. New York has a rule where if a candidate collects more than 50% of the votes, they will gain a large delegate bonus. But a candidate must reach 20% to even get a share of any delegates. So even in a loss, a second place finish that keeps Kasich under 20% would be a win for Cruz.

• Trump 56%

• Cruz 20%

• Kasich 19%

Pennsylvania and the Kasich Effect

John Kasich literally has no mathematical possibility of winning enough delegates to win the nomination on the first ballot, but apparently the people of Pennsylvania haven’t heard. Trump does hold a slight lead but in the neighbor to his home state of Ohio, Pennsylvania is throwing in with Kasich and not choosing Cruz.

• Trump 33%

• Kasich 30%

• Cruz 20%

Pat Gray Poll

In a completely unscientific poll, co-host Pat Gray has shared the results of his own poll --- one that typically shows favorable results for Ted Cruz. Stu was anxious to hear the Pat Gray poll results from one state in particular but was greatly disappointed at what he heard.

“The only information, Glenn, that we have from Maryland poll-wise is the Pat poll. And we can go to Pat Gray now to check in on the Pat poll in Maryland. Pat,” Stu said.

“No, the Pat poll has been retired, Stu. The Pat poll is over,” Pat said. “Well, it had a couple of bad weeks, and it was retired.”

Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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It's high time to leave the partisan politics behind and focus on the facts about face masks and whether or not they really work against COVID-19.

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck spoke with Drs. Scott Jensen and George Rutherford about the scientific evidence that proves or disproves the effectiveness of mask wearing to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Then, Dr. Karyln Borysenko joined to break down where the massive political divide over masks came from in the first place.

"I think if we were to talk about this a couple months ago, I might have said, 'Well, there's the science of masks, and there's the emotions of masks.' But, unfortunately, there's something in between," Jensen said. "I would have thought that the science of masks would have to do with the physics of masks, so I did a video a couple months ago where I talked about the pore side of a cotton mask or a surgical mask."

He explained that properly worn masks can help reduce the spread of virus particles, but cautioned against a false-sense of security when wearing a mask because they are far from providing complete protection.

"If you have a triple-ply mask, the pore size will end up being effectively five microns. And five microns, to a COVID-19 virus particle, is 50 times larger. That's approximately the same differential between the two-inch separation between the wires of a chain-link fence, and a gnat," Jensen explained.

"But now what we're seeing is if we have some collision of COVID-19 viral particles with the latticework of any mask ... if you're breathing out or breathing in and the viral particles collide with the actual latticework of a mask, I think intuitively, yes, we can reduce the amount of virus particles that are going back and forth."

Dr. Rutherford said masks are essential tools for fighting COVID-19, as long as you wear them correctly. He laid out the three main reasons he believes we should all be wearing masks.

"So, we're trying to do three things," he said. "First of all, we're trying to protect the people around you, in case you are one of the 60% of people who have asymptomatic infection and don't know it. The second thing we're trying to do is to protect you. The third thing we're trying to do is, if you get infected, you'll get infected at a lower dose, and then you're less likely to develop symptoms. That's the threefer."

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