Was Announcing Fiorina As VP a Desperate Move? You Bet It Was.

Yesterday was a big day for the Cruz campaign with the announcement of Carly Fiorina as Cruz's vice presidential running mate should he win the nomination. Was it a move of desperation as some have suggested? The short answer is "yes." And I think you'll agree.

Let me go back in history. If you remember in 2000, everybody was saying George W. Bush was a kid and questioning his experience. If you remember, he came out and named his whole cabinet. I would suggest Ted Cruz do the same thing. (In fact, I don't think Ted went far enough yesterday with only announcing Carly as his VP, but that's a discussion for another day.)

Was it a desperate move? Well, I would say "yes." Because Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina are desperate to save the Constitution. And so am I.

They are desperate to save the economy. Desperate to create jobs. And so am I.

They are desperate to stop the crucifixion of Christians by ISIS. And so am I.

I think you are, too.

I think you're desperate on all of those things. I think you're desperate to make sure that your children have a brighter future than they do today. And you've lost hope on that. And so have I.

They are desperate to make sure that is reversed.

They are desperate to make sure that our children are not slaves to debt, that we're not a slave to China.

I think Carly and Cruz --- and me and, I think, you --- are desperate to make sure that China and Russia are not leaders of the world. They are desperate to make sure that we don't lose our biggest ally, England, to Muslim extremists. That the engine of Europe --- Germany --- isn't lost to fascism, be that Muslim fascism or the fascism of the last century in Germany.

They are desperate. Indeed, they are. They are desperate to make sure that our children aren't spied on and listened to. They are desperate to make sure that the IRS isn't used as a weapon anymore.

And if you're not desperate, then you're not in the real world. If you're not desperate, then they have no chance of winning.

But if you believe this is our last call, if you believe we are in deep trouble, you're damn right you're desperate. You should be desperate.

Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holds up hands with former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, at a campaign rally in the Pavilion at the Pan Am Plaza on April 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cruz named Carly Fiorina as his pick for Vice President running mate during the rally. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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