Election by Numbers: The Ghost of Woodrow Wilson

Tuesday is a really important day for the election in Wisconsin. Stu gave the scoop on how the party "frontrunners" are doing, as well as insight into delegates in North Dakota and South Carolina.

State of the Race in Wisconsin

Bernie Sanders has a higher percentage of his party's vote than Donald Trump, but we're supposed to believe Donald Trump is the frontrunner.

Bernie Sanders: 41%

Donald Trump: 37%

What Happened in North Dakota?

North Dakota has a system where the delegates are uncommitted. The Cruz campaign understands the rules so they've pushed hard and are running strong in North Dakota. Currently, 18 of the 25 delegate slots are said to be Cruz people. The Trump campaign understands the process less, and just hired their first person to deal with the delegate issues. There are conflicting reports, but Trump either got one or zero of the delegates. Of course, nothing is official until the votes are cast.

"This is the way the country --- prior to Teddy Roosevelt and the Progressive Era --- this is how we elected our president," Glenn said. "We didn't have primaries . . . Teddy Roosevelt said we should have primaries."

South Carolina In My Mind

Trump is the only one who won delegates in South Carolina, sweeping all 50. However, his talk of not endorsing another Republican nominee could hurt him.

"It's possible he could lose control of those if he continues to keep saying he might break the promise, because that's one of the conditions of getting delegates in South Carolina," Stu explained.

If that's the case, we'll likely hear more talk of the election being stolen.

The Ghost of Woodrow Wilson

Is there an upside to Trump and a third party run?

"If he runs for a third party . . . he'll be able to siphon off a lot if it's close . . . and enough to spoil the election and actually play the Theodore Roosevelt of 1912 --- which ended in Woodrow Wilson," Glenn said. "The difference this time is there are now laws in place. . . . if you ran as a Republican, you cannot pull out and then run as a third party, trying to correct what happened with Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt. So there are many states where Trump will not be able to even get on the ballot. So it would be a total write-in campaign which would not work."

Stu cited a Gabe Sherman article that sheds light on a Trump third party run, as well as an interesting theory on the mogul's original intent on running for president.

"It's long, but it's really an interesting read," Stu said.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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