Election by Numbers: The Bradley Effect (No, Not Milton Bradley)

A new poll released by Emerson shows Donald Trump doing fairly well in some key battleground states. Glenn had co-host Stu Burguiere give the rundown on Tuesday's radio program.

"It's a battleground state poll, has three states --- Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan --- all of which are, I think, optimistic results for Donald Trump.

Here's what the poll showed:

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Ohio: Trump and Clinton Even

Michigan: Trump Down by Five Points

Pennsylvania: Trump Down by Three Points

"Pennsylvania is an important state to me, for Donald Trump. So him being within three, obviously striking distance is important," Stu said.

"Big time," Co-host Pat Gray agreed.

The poll was conducted by Emerson, an average-rated pollster.

"It's interesting the way they do it. It's not a live call poll, which is generally considered to be the best quality. And it appears to be done by students, which is kind of interesting. Its methodology, however, will weight it towards how people voted in 2012," Stu said.

"It's not good," Glenn noted.

People tend to misrepresent their previous voting, especially if they voted for the losing candidate. They don't want to be associated with the loser.

"What do you think of this theory that Trump is polling worse because people are embarrassed to say that they're voting for Donald Trump?" Glenn asked.

"The Bradley effect is what that's known as. It's named after . . . I think it was a mayor of Los Angeles back in the day, where people were underreporting," Stu said.

"Bill Bradley," Glenn said. "No, not Bill Bradley. He was the guy . . ."

"Was it Ed Bradley?" Pat asked. "Milton Bradley?"

"It's Milton Bradley, that's it," Stu deadpanned. "Every single campaign, someone thinks that the Bradley Effect is going to happen. The reason why it's called the Bradley Effect is because it happened that one time and has very rarely been repeated," Stu said.

"Tom Bradley," Pat said.

"Yeah, Tom, that's right," Stu said.

People who said they didn't vote in 2012 were thrown out of the Emerson survey.

"Which I think actually favors Trump," Stu said.

"Yeah, big time," Glenn agreed.

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On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck discussed the recent news that a primary source for the Steele Dossier — the document on which much of the Trump-Russia collusion investigation was based — had been investigated by the FBI for contacts with suspected Russian spies. Glenn also shared several previously unpublished texts and emails from FBI agents have recently been released.

According to a letter sent by Attorney General William Barr to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday, the FBI knew early on that the research compiled by ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele relied on a "Primary Sub-source" that had been "the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation from 2009 to 2011 that assessed his or her contacts with suspected Russian intelligence officers" — but still used it to obtain warrants to spy on former Trump campaign-aide Carter Page.

But, it gets even worse. Now, new leaked texts and communications from FBI agents within the department at the time of the entire Russian collusion effort were disclosed in federal court filings on Thursday. According to the court documents, FBI agents purchased "professional liability insurance" to protect themselves in January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was inaugurated president, because they were concerned about the agency's potentially illegal activity during the Russia collusion investigation.

"Trump was right," one FBI employee wrote in response to then-President-elect Trump's Jan 3, 2017 tweet which read: "The 'Intelligence' briefing on so-called 'Russian hacking' was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange!"

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Chief researcher Jason Buttrill joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss an "explosive" new report released Wednesday by Senate Republicans on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

Among other serious allegations, the 87-page report claims that "Hunter Biden received a $3.5 million wire transfer from Elena Baturina, the wife of the former mayor of Moscow," and the richest woman in Russia.

"The transactions discussed [in the report] are designed to illustrate the depth and extent of some questionable financial transactions. Moreover, the financial transactions illustrate serious counterintelligence and extortion concerns relating to Hunter Biden and his family," the report stated.

Jason suggested the Senate's findings provide additional evidence to back allegations of a money-laundering scheme, which Glenn detailed in a four-part series about Biden's shady connections to Ukraine. Learn more on this here.

"Laundered money is very hard to track to its finality," Jason explained. "I'm sure the Biden camp is really hoping that it just looks suspicious, but [investigators] don't ever find the eventual end point. But, if they do – and it's possible they already have – this is going to be explosive, very explosive."

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Revolutions rarely happen overnight. The Left started laying the groundwork for November 3, 2020, the moment Hillary Clinton had to concede the 2016 election to Donald Trump. It was always solely about getting rid of President Trump — and there's a playbook for that.

Last week, Glenn Beck showed you the "Seven Pillars of Color Revolution" written by a former U.S. diplomat, which are the conditions that must be in place for a successful Eastern European-style "Color Revolution." The left seems to be pushing for a Color Revolution this election because they are using the exact same playbook.

In part two of this series, Glenn peels back the layers on the first four of these Color Revolution pillars to show you how they work and what the end goal is. And he reveals one of the architects of the playbook – a Color Revolution specialist, former ambassador, and former Obama administration official who is one of the key masterminds of this revolution.

Joining Glenn is political campaign veteran and BlazeTV host Steve Deace who says the polls that claim Biden is leading the race "are trash." We're being set up to believe that if Trump wins in spite of the polls, it must be an invalid election.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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