This election has boiled down to two candidates (sorry Gary Johnson) -- and neither one is particularly palatable.
Following Ted Cruz's non-endorsement, pro-freedom speech at the Republican National Convention, Glenn sat down with a studio audience on The Glenn Beck TV Program to talk through the dilemma facing the electorate: What to do in the voting booth this November.
Glenn asked who in the audience agreed with how Ted Cruz handled his speech and all but two raised their hands. Terry and Lynn are brothers and were the lone dissenters. They thought for the sake of party unity and the sentiment of "Anybody but Hillary," Cruz should have fallen in line.
Terry said he didn't like Trump but he wasn't worried about his dictatorial tendencies even though he recognized they are there. He probably would if he was 40 years-old instead of 70. That argument didn't appear to hold much water with Glenn, however.
"I think it was you Terry who said you aren't worried about his dictatorial tendencies -- you should be," Glenn said.
Worrying about losing the republic to a dictatorship seems pretty far fetched for most at this point, so why should we worry?
"And here's why: You know what's happening globally, the world is being melted from the core out. And all the deck chairs are going to be reshuffled, all the borders are going to change -- everything is going to be remolded. And it's intentional. And when the banks collapse -- which they always do -- it's happened probably 25 times in our nation's history. It happens, it just hasn't happened in our lifetime -- we are way overdue," Glenn said.
"When it happens, you are going to have problems and if you can't tell me you couldn't see over the next two years, with the right conditions -- which are probable -- that somebody has to declare martial law to keep the place safe until we gain order, then you are living in a fantasy world. 'Cause it's coming, trouble -- deep trouble is coming. The question is, can you trust the person at the helm to give it (freedom) back? And that's what takes real character, that's what we should be concerned about."
Lynn floated the notion that throughout history, God has used flawed men to further his purposes and maybe Trump is that guy. After some disagreement and back and forth, Lynn clarified that while he's not a fan of Trump, our system has become so corrupt that it might take someone like him to burn the system down to allow for a better reconstruction to take place.
This argument clicked with Glenn and is a theory he had heard before and he was ready to respond. To see how Glenn reacted and meet an amazing family, watch this.
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Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)