Where's the Love? If 'Love Trumps Hate' Then Why All the Violence?

In the wake of Donald Trump's historic win, the left has gone on a full-blown temper tantrum --- and their hypocrisy is on full display. Love Trumps Hate is a familiar catch phrase at Trump protests, but evidently, it's only rhetoric with no real meaning.

"How hyperbolic can all of this get? How exaggerated can we expect this to become?" Buck Sexton asked Monday, filling in for Glenn on The Glenn Beck Program. "The guy is not even president yet, hasn't done anything yet, and there's all this Love Trumps Hate stuff out there."

Alongside the Love Trumps Hate signs are those with profanity or vulgarity. Chants that tend toward full-on profane are not uncommon. In some instances, Trump supporters have been beaten, threatened and verbally abused. Evidently, love only trumps hate when you share the same beliefs.

"There's no trace of irony with some of these protesters, when they say things like Love Trumps Hate and then they start cursing at somebody who doesn't agree with them on a matter of policy," Buck said. "If the Love Trumps Hate people are serious about making sure that Trump shows love and isn't this horrific dictator-in-waiting . . . I think they should also avoid beating people up for speech."

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors:

BUCK: Buck Sexton here in for Glenn Beck today on the Glenn Beck Program. Thank you so much for joining.

So President Obama is president for a little while longer, and there are a lot of people who want to know how he will handle dealing with a Trump administration, post-Obama's own presidency. Is he going to be somebody who tries to hold Trump to account? Or is he going to pull a more George W. Bush maneuver, where he doesn't want to meddle in his successor's plans?

Obama was in Peru over the weekend, meeting with a bunch of world leaders, talking about trade deals, talking about all kinds of stuff. And he was asked specifically about whether he would weigh in on a Trump presidency right off the bat.

Here's what our current president had to say about how he will perhaps criticize or not our next president.

OBAMA: As an American citizen who cares deeply about our country, if there are issues that have less to do with the specifics of some legislative proposal or battle, but go to core questions about our values and our ideals, and if I think that it's necessary or helpful for me to defend those ideals, then I'll -- I'll examine it when it comes.

BUCK: Once again -- the assumption is where the condescension comes in. Just with the Hamilton actors making the assumption that they need to remind Mike Pence to defend their children, and the planet, by the way, President Obama feels the need to say that he will only step in basically if Trump takes the dial to 11, if Trump just goes wild, man. If he just does some crazy stuff, and casts off all respect and dignity. I don't know -- Trump -- dogs and cats living together. Mass hysteria. Bad things happen because of Trump.

Can we wait until the guy gets into office before we freak out about everything?

The sort of collective hysteria from the collectivists. The left's constant proclamations that they need to get ahead of the coming catastrophe, is really in a sense a self-fulfilling prophecy. Because no matter what Trump does, they're going to think that it's horrific. Because they've been told now, ever since he won, that it was going to be horrific.

I've been saying from the beginning, they're so lucky that a hard-lined Republican, who is a bedrock foundational conservative didn't win. They're going to be able to get Trump to meet them halfway on a whole bunch of issues. It's much less frightening than they seem to think that it is.

Part of this is that they're upset that they no longer have the ability, the sort of secret weapon of shutting down speech they don't like by making claims of racism or xenophobia or misogyny. The misogyny one has never worked well for them, by the way. The War on Women even with Mitt Romney didn't work particularly well. Mitt Romney just wasn't going to beat Barack Obama in that election.

But they have President Obama coming out here and speaking on the world stage, saying that the door is open for him right after he leaves the White House to criticize the next document of the White House, if things get really bad.

Why do we have to -- why do we have to get ahead of things here? Why is there the suggestion that things might get so terrible that President Obama would have to weigh in right away?

I was wondering -- how hyperbolic can all of this get? How exaggerated can we expect this to become, given that I've had to wade through already some protests in New York City? The guy is not even president yet, hasn't done anything yet, and there's all this love trumps hate stuff out there. And a lot of placards and signs and chants that tend towards or are full of the profane, so I can't even repeat them on-air. I was taking photos of them. I was listening to some of them. Pretty nasty stuff out there.

And there's no trace of irony with some of these protesters, when they say things like, "Love trumps hate," and then they start cursing at somebody who doesn't agree with them on a matter of policy.

There have been some Trump supporters that have been attacked. There are actually people who wear make America great again gear, and that has been a symbol of -- or, that has been a target on them, and they have been assaulted because of it.

If the love Trumps all people are serious about making sure that Trump shows love and isn't this horrific dictator in waiting that they seem to think that he is, I think they should also avoid beating people up for speech. Just going to put that out there as an idea. I think it would probably be best that they didn't take the position that -- they have so much love in their heart, they have such kind people, that if you don't understand that and agree with them, then I'm going to punch you in the nose.

Whoa, settle down, everyone. This is not where things need to be. This is what -- the -- everyone from center left in this meltdown over Trump mode just needs to chill. But it's going to be hard. It's going to be hard. Because as you see, even with the transition, which you would think is a sort of boring -- and I'll talk about some of the picks and what's coming and the policy, that will be sort of more hour three today, although we'll get into maybe some of it coming up before then.

Transition team picks should be a pretty much straightforward process. Nothing to get anyone all that upset. You're looking at long-serving government officials. You're looking at people that are in many cases quite well-known to a vast majority of Americans. Trump is rewarding those who are loyal to him in the primary and the general, as I think any president would, and, quite honestly, should. Loyalty is important, especially given that he knows he's going be an embattled position from the very start.

Featured Image: A demonstrator holds up a placard during a protest against Donald Trump's US presidential election victory, at City Hall in Portland on November 11, 2016. Demonstrators took to the streets in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and other US cities to oppose Donald Trump's election as president for a third straight night of nationwide protests. (Photo Credit: ANKUR DHOLAKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

On "Glenn TV" this week, Megyn Kelly, host of the "Megyn Kelly Show," told Glenn Beck she believes the Democrats' talk of unity is "all nonsense" and forecasted the "death of journalism" under a Biden administration.

Megyn cited President Joe Biden's unwillingness to make concessions that would help unify Democrats and Republicans as an example of how much he actually cares about unity, and added that, while she's all for lowering the political temperature in America, she also believes there are some personal freedoms that are worth fighting for.

"What's happening substantively is worth fighting for and it's not going to go away just because [Biden] gave a nice speech," Megyn said.

"I will object. I will protect my family and what I think is right over Joe Biden's need for unity, which is false anyway. 'Unify behind my agenda' is not a real call for unity," she added.

Megyn said she believes the Left has reached too far and "awakened a sleeping giant" in reference to the silent majority who should speak up, speak out, and refuse to be silenced any longer.

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As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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