The Media's Childish Recommendation on How to Report on Trump

He started it first. He tweeted mean things. He pushed back.

Instead of putting on their big boy pants, the media now suggest that Inauguration Day becomes their Liberation Day.

A recent article from Politico stated:

He has been explicit in his disdain for the press and his dislike for press conferences, particularly to the nth degree about being challenged and known for his vindictive way to those who cross him. So forget about the White House pressroom. It's time to circle behind enemy lines.

"They're now suggesting that the press just go openly hostile to the president," Glenn said Tuesday on radio.

Wouldn't it be easier to just grow up and do what they're supposed to do: Report the news in an unbiased fashion?

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: So this is the -- this is the recommendation that the press is starting to kick around and think is a really good idea.

Donald Trump and his forthcoming presidency may be the greatest gift to Washington journalism since the invention of the expense account. His unorthodox approach to politics and governance has vaporized the standard, useful, yet boring script for reporting on the new administration's doing.

The news conference last week, Trump began the process of washing the press completely out of his fake hair, as he castigated CNN and Buzzfeed for reporting on the oppo research dossier compiled against him.

Fake news, said the man who has appeared on Infowars and commended the outlet's efforts. Trump's surrogate, Newt Gingrich, took to Sean Hannity's Program to assist the maiming of the media. Blah, blah, blah, blah.

Now, what do you think the press is going to say? What do you think they're going to do?

What do you think their recommendation on how to handle the next four to eight years?

PAT: Oh, it's unfair. Because I already know what the answer is. So...

GLENN: In his own way, Trump has set us free. Reporters must treat inauguration day as a kind of liberation day, to explore news outside the usual Washington circles. He has been explicit in his disdain for the press and his dislike for press conferences, particularly to the nth degree about being challenged and known for his vindictive way to those who cross him. So forget about the White House pressroom. It's time to circle behind enemy lines.

What a surprise.

Washington reporting has long depended on transactional relationship between sources and journalists.

So, in other words, we like to sleep with each other. The White House press dinner is obscene and grotesque.

Journalists groom sources. But sources also groom journalists. There's nothing inherently unethical about back scratching. When a reporter calls an administration source to confirm an embarrassing item, the source may agree to confirm, as long as the reporter at the very least agrees to listen sympathetically to the administration's context. Blah, blah, blah.

So they're now suggesting that the press just go openly hostile to the president.

PAT: Because he's hostile to them. So just go back at it.

GLENN: Right. Right.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: Like he started it was ever a good argument to do something.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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