What's Happened to Sarah Palin?

Following Sarah Palin's remarks in Wisconsin at a Trump rally, Glenn began expressing concern that she's just not sounding like herself these days.

"So if you've been listening to us for the last couple of hours, you heard us talk about Sarah Palin and that we're concerned that something has happened to Sarah Palin," Glenn said. "And I, for one, am concerned that something is not right."

Glenn and his co-hosts discussed how SNL veteran Tina Fey did a spot-on impression of Sarah Palin in 2008. However, the real Sarah Palin of 2016 has out-parodied Fey.

"I think Sarah Palin has become a parody of Tina Fey, that she has gone further than Tina Fey ever did in 2008," Glenn said.

As an example, Glenn played audio showcasing Fey's impression side by side with Palin's speeches from 2016.

"Tina Fey got a lot of credit because she did a really good impersonation of Sarah Palin," Co-host Stu Burguiere said. "If she was trying to impersonate Sarah Palin 2016, she would be doing a terrible job. She's underselling it dramatically."

The discussion turned to Palin's "coming out" speech at the Republican convention in 2008.

"It was amazing. Here she is, nobody knows that much about her," Stu said. "No one really knows what to expect, and she knocks that thing out of the park. She was charming, but calm and focused. And it was so good."

So, what's happened to the Sarah Palin we used to know and love?

"Something has dramatically changed," Glenn said. "And maybe it's just her attitude. Maybe it's just she's more of a performer than she is a serious candidate. I don't know. But something has changed."

Featured Image: Former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) talks to guest before Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a town hall event on April 2, 2016 in Racine, Wisconsin. Candidates are campaigning in Wisconsin ahead of the Tuesday April 5th primary. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

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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