Can Someone Remind Bill Maher He Supported the Patriarchy in 2016?

Maybe we are or maybe we aren't as far along on women's issues as we'd hoped, but to paint the entire United States with a broad stroke of misogyny isn't accurate. And if you're Bill Maher, a man who supported an old white man in the 2016 presidential election, it's also lacking in self-awareness.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Hello, America. So Bill Maher is on CNN, and he's talking to Jake Tapper. And he says -- you know, they're talking about Hillary Clinton coming out again and whining about why she lost and not having any self-awareness at all. I suck. I suck. Nobody likes me. They like me because of Bill. But if Bill wasn't around, I would have never been a politician or anything that had gone possibly a mayor.

PAT: That would be woke Hillary.

GLENN: That would be woke Hillary.

PAT: But she's not.

GLENN: But she's not woke.

PAT: No.

GLENN: Nobody around her has enough courage to say, "Hillary, you need to let this go, baby, because you played a role in this. Nobody likes you, and you've just overstayed your welcome." And if -- I mean, honestly, we've said this from the beginning, my shoe could have beaten Hillary Clinton. And I think that was proven out with Donald Trump. Somebody that even most people on the right will say, "I mean, I found it really hard to vote for the guy, but I can't go for Hillary." I mean, that's basically saying, "I've got a shoe. And, well, my shoe isn't Hillary."

A lot of what happened here was you had two of the most flawed candidates in American history running against each other. And it was a Sophie's choice in the negative. You wanted to put them both on the train, but you had to select one that stayed with you. And that's what it was.

I want this one to go away, and I don't want to see them again. And that's the way everybody on the left felt about Donald Trump. I'd like to put him on the train, and I never want to think about him again.

So she's not self-aware enough to see, it's just time to go away, Hillary. It's time to go away. You had your chance. You blew it.

And until people can be honest and say, "Look, she was a really flawed candidate," they won't be able to move forward.

Now, listen to what Bill Maher says. This is fascinating.

VOICE: When Bill Maher was asked at the event if misogyny played a role in her loss, she said yes. Do you agree?

BILL: Of course. Absolutely. I think we learned a lot about this country, and we're learning more about it as we watch what goes on with Fox News every day.

VOICE: That is a pretty remarkable turn of event. But you think that's about a misogynistic problem in American corporate culture and not just a few bad apples, I'm guessing.

BILL: Not just corporate culture. You know, I think race is more on the surface, and people talk about it. And there's movements like Black Lives Matter. And I'm glad there are. But I think -- I think we thought we were further along on the woman issue than we are. And I don't think we are.

GLENN: Okay. Stop for a second. I just -- I want to point this out that, okay. Maybe we aren't as far as I thought we were with women because we're not as far along as I thought we were on things like the Constitution. You know, we're not as far along as I thought we were on our principles that bring us together. We're not as far along as I thought we were on -- on anger issues and identity politics. I thought that was one side, but it is also the other side. It's our side too.

So maybe he's right. But I don't -- about some of that. That, you know, maybe we're not as far along as I think we are.

However, to condemn America as this blind country, this jingoistic blind race-hating, Muslim-hating country, you have a guy who grew up in -- outside of America. Has the name -- chosen name of Barack Hussein Obama, while we're fighting a guy named Hussein.

STU: And Osama.

GLENN: And Osama. Who is black.

Now, when, you know -- has -- has the prime minister of England been black? Has the prime minister of Italy, Germany, France -- let's use some of their countries. Cuba, Russia, China, have they've had black guys? No.

PAT: Uh-uh.

GLENN: Okay. So here's a country that not only elected a black man and even his most vocal foes, me, when he was elected, the very next day, I got on and said, "Let's just take a minute here and just celebrate the fact that we're not who everybody says we are." I am thrilled that that barrier is now gone. I'd be thrilled for the barrier -- for a woman to be present.

Who thinks that way? Who thinks that way?

STU: Your chosen candidate, the vice president of that ticket was Carly Fiorina.

GLENN: Yes. Yes.

STU: I mean, that was the one you were rooting for.

GLENN: Yes. I mean, you just don't think this -- you don't think this way. I don't think the vast majority. Now, some do. Okay? But there's always a group of people in any size group that have weird beliefs or wrong beliefs on something. But now listen to what he says. Do you have the rest?

BILL: I mean, there's something like 80 countries who have had a woman leader. Pakistan has had a woman leader. But not the United States of us. Somehow we lag behind that. And I know a lot of people say, "Yes. I'd vote for a woman. I just didn't want to vote for that one."

GLENN: Stop. Hold on just a second. Have they had a Christian leader? Have they had a Jewish leader? Has Pakistan had a white leader? Have they had an Indian leader?

I mean, I just want to throw out.

PAT: A Jewish leader.

GLENN: A Jewish leader. This is our world. That's their world. Well, they've had a woman leader. Okay. They've had a woman leader.

STU: We've never had a Pakistani leader. But Pakistan has. Yeah, so?

GLENN: You're not comparing -- it's culture to culture, dude. Culture to culture.

STU: Ridiculous.

GLENN: Now, listen. There's more.

BILL: Well, let's see next time when there's another woman put up for president, and I don't know how -- I don't know when that's going to happen. It doesn't look any time soon.

GLENN: Carly Fiorina.

VOICE: Well, it might be Elizabeth Warren, we don't know.

GLENN: Carly Fiorina. Now, stop, stop. Instead of Carly Fiorina, it might be Elizabeth Warren. Elizabeth Warren, another person that even people not on the hard left, but on the Democratic side, say is too hard-core left.

STU: Uh-huh. Bernie Sanders. But, you know --

GLENN: Bernie Sanders, who is a woman, and younger. There's a lot of people who think Bernie Sanders is too far. Go ahead.

VOICE: 2020 possibilities, any Democrats that you like that you hope get into the race?

GLENN: Listen to the sexist.

BILL: I still like Bernie Sanders.

GLENN: Okay. Stop. What an unbelievable sexist.

PAT: Everyone else is a misogynist, but he still wants Bernie Sanders. He didn't name a woman.

GLENN: Now, if there was a race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton --

PAT: Oh, man.

GLENN: Oh, wait a minute. There was. Who was he pushing for?

PAT: What a misogynist.

GLENN: Was he pushing for the old white guy?

STU: So great.

GLENN: Or was he pushing for Hillary Clinton because he's not a misogynist.

STU: That's awesome.

PAT: No, he is a misogynist. He pushed for the old white guy.

GLENN: I mean, it is amazing. Completely amazing.

PAT: Complete unawareness too. They are so self-unaware. It's --

STU: By the way, Bernie is only eight years older than Elizabeth Warren. So I think you would have a very similar profile.

GLENN: No, I'm just saying the old white guy.

STU: It's -- yeah.

GLENN: I mean, I'm tired of the old white guy.

STU: I'm just saying the age isn't too much of a factor.

GLENN: Right?

Oh, my gosh. Stu, why do you hate --

STU: You said younger. I guess technically. Yeah, eight years.

GLENN: Eight years.

And why are you always defending the old white guys? You just want a culture full of old white guys, started by old white guys.

PAT: He's a misogynist.

STU: Well, what candidate would you like if you had a choice of any candidate?

GLENN: I would like -- I don't know if you have met Rodgey Hussein Mao.

(chuckling)

STU: Uh-huh. I haven't.

GLENN: But it is a wonderful unit. I don't want to say person.

STU: Sure, of course not.

GLENN: And I'm going to assign gender. But that's my -- that's the one that I think if America wants to prove itself.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: And redeem itself, it will vote for that.

STU: Okay. Good. Okay.

GLENN: Okay. So there you go.

Now, there's more because what I want to show you is they're overplaying their hand. While they're overplaying their hand, they are saying they're overplaying their hand. Do you have the other piece from Bill Maher? Now, listen to this.

PAT: Yeah.

VOICE: So what should Democrats do to win over Trump voters?

BILL: Well, I was just going to say, a bit of it is ease up on the identity politics.

GLENN: Okay. Now, he just played identity politics.

PAT: Identity politics.

GLENN: And then he's saying we should ease up on it. Now, when we come back, I'm going to show you culturally, comedy, television shows, art, that always leads the way. It always -- when you start to see art going a certain way -- and I use art to cover a lot of things -- you see culture start to move. Culture is always ahead of politics. And I want to show you a couple of things that show, again, the culture is being moved away from the identity politics, all of the political correctness, all of the things that you could be woken up in the middle of the night and ask a question and went, "What? What are you talking about? Go back to sleep. You're not making any sense." You in a dead sleep could be able to say, "You who are supposedly awake aren't making any sense. Go to sleep." They're overplaying their hand. And the culture is starting to change. We'll give you that here in a second.

The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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