Katy Tur's Interview: A Microcosm of the Media's Problem With Hypocrisy

People are getting sick and tired of how the media covers President Trump, including Glenn.

"I don't expect Donald Trump to change his ways. That's who he is, so he's not going to," Glenn said Tuesday on his radio program.

Glenn then directed his audience's attention to an interview NBC's Katy Tur had with Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL). Tur questioned the Trump administration's apparent friendliness with Russia, clearly ignorant of Barack Obama's history of friendly relations with Russia:

There's also a number of people that were at least in his administration, until last week, who were friendly with Russia. General Mike Flynn, being one of them. His former campaign CEO was Paul Manafort, who's got ties to Russia. His Secretary of State was given the medal of friendship by Russia. So you say there's a lot of conservatives who are going to push back on Russia, but I see a lot of folks within Donald Trump's administration who have a friendlier view of Russia than maybe past administrations did.

Rooney shot back: "Well, I think it was Obama that leaned over to Putin and said, 'I'll have a little bit more flexibility to give you what you want after the reelection.'"

Then it got awkward.

"I'm sorry," Tur said. "I don't know what you're referring to, Congressman."

While Rooney was slightly off in his retelling --- it was Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Obama was speaking to, not Putin --- a hot mic at a Nuclear Security Summit captured Obama promising the Russian president more "flexibility" following his reelection.

"The problem is the left just didn't take those words seriously because they were his guy," Glenn said. "That's the problem."

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: I really think I may be alone, but is anybody sick of the argument from the media on Trump and then sick of Trump's argument about the media?

JEFFY: Yes.

GLENN: There's nobody I'm rooting for here.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: You know? Just -- I wish -- I don't expect Donald Trump to change his ways. That's who he is, so he's not going to. But I don't understand how no one in the media -- can you play the audio from NBC's Katy Tur?

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: She -- listen to this audio.

PAT: It's incredible.

VOICE: There's also a number of people that were at least in his administration, until last week, who were friendly with Russia. General Mike Flynn, being one of them. His former campaign CEO was Paul Manafort, who's got ties to Russia. His Secretary of State was given the medal of friendship by Russia.

So you say there's a lot of conservatives who are going to push back on Russia, but I see a lot of folks within Donald Trump's administration who have a friendlier view of Russia than maybe past administrations did.

VOICE: Well, I think it was Obama that leaned over to Putin and said, "I'll have a little bit more flexibility to give you what you want after the reelection."

VOICE: I'm sorry. I don't know what you're referring to, Congressman.

PAT: How great is that? I don't know -- and she goes on.

GLENN: Here's what she was -- what he was -- can you play --

PAT: Yeah. Oh, okay. Yes.

VOICE: After my election, I have more flexibility.

GLENN: "I have more flexibility after the next election."

There it is. It was a big deal.

PAT: Said it right to him. Yeah. Huge. She didn't know anything about it.

GLENN: The problem is the left just didn't take those words seriously because they were his guy. That's the problem.

Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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