Glenn: Our Idea of What Constitutes Character Has Been Obliterated

Right now, America is looking for a short-term fix to its problems — even if that means changing the definition of right and wrong.

"We are a fast-food nation, and so whatever is expedient today is okay. I'm going to give you an example of this like I've never heard before. This is Pastor Darrell Scott," Glenn said.

Pastor Scott spoke with CNN this week, talking about morality and principles.

Morality changes with the times in America, what was once immoral now is viewed as moral, and even with character evaluation, character evaluations are subjective. There's no objective definition of character. And so, you know, as times change, people's opinions change, and once again, what we thought was intolerable has now become tolerable to the extent that it's hard to judge an individual, because you don't have a clear moral compass, I mean, a clear compass as to what morality is these days.

"That was his excuse for voting for Donald Trump. Morality changes," Co-host Pat Gray said.

Unfortunately, Pastor Scott is dead wrong.

"People's view of it does [change], but morality never changes," Pat said.

Glenn offered a perfect example.

"Slavery was wrong back in the 1700s. It's wrong today. Man's understanding of what is right and wrong has changed, but morality has never changed," Glenn said.

Glenn went on to say that our idea of what constitutes character has been obliterated.

"I don't think anybody is saying, 'No, character is based on different things now.' They just don't care about character. Character has not changed. Character is built upon the things of doing the hard things when it hurts you and doing the hard things because they are right when no one is looking. That's what character is. And that's never changed," Glenn said.

In today's world, true character is so rare, you know it when you see it, because it stands out. And many try to belittle it or tear it down. Why?

"The only reason why you say things about people of character is because they make it harder for you to live the way you want to. Because you have this glowing example of somebody who's living that way, and you don't want to believe that they are real. You need to call them a hypocrite, because it's not that you can't live that way. You don't want to live that way," Glenn said.

Progressives caught onto this tactic long ago.

"That's why Progressives work so hard to disparage the Founders, because [they] can't live up to them," Pat said.

Glenn agreed.

"Right, and to disparage people of real character. That's why Donald Trump called Ted Cruz 'Lying Ted'...got to destroy it. And it's easy to buy that because you don't want to believe that anybody really could tell the truth."

Featured Image: Darrell Scott, senior pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights (R) and Republican Candidate Donald Trump speak to the press after meetings with prominent African American clerics at Trump Tower in New York November 30, 2015. (Photo Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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