Why Did World Leaders Nominate This ‘Tyrant’ as a ‘Goodwill Ambassador’?

What happened?

After protest, the World Health Organization has rescinded its “goodwill ambassador” title from Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.

The decision to appoint Mugabe in a goodwill ambassador role fighting diseases in Africa sparked outrage worldwide thanks to his long track record of human rights abuses.

Did no one check out this guy’s resume or what?

Here are some of the Mugabe regime’s violations of human rights:

  • Cracking down on political dissent
  • Destroying Zimbabwe’s health care system
  • Crushing the country’s agriculture industry and depriving most of the nation of food
  • Influencing the spread of cholera and other diseases thanks to starvation and poverty from bad policies

Glenn’s take?

“Thankfully, someone at the World Health Organization returned to sanity,” Glenn said of the decision to rescind the appointment. “They remembered, ‘Oh, yeah, that’s right, he’s a despot, a tyrant, a killer.

“To think that somebody who helped spread a raging cholera epidemic in his own country would fight diseases is insane.”

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN:  Forty-eight hours, that is how long the president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, held the position of goodwill ambassador of the UN.  The World Health Organization chose Mugabe, because they thought he would be an advocate for fighting diseases such as cancer and diabetes in Africa.  Well, thankfully, someone at the World Health Organization returned to sanity and rescinded the appointment when two days later, they remembered, oh, yeah, that's right.  He's a despot, a tyrant, a kill perfect.

To think that somebody who helped spread a raging cholera epidemic in his own country would fight diseases is insane.  This is a man who has killed thousands of his own people for political dissent.  He destroyed Zimbabwe's health care program.  He eviscerated the agricultural system.  He forced seizure of white-owned farms, collapsed the economy, and has led to devastating poverty and mass starvation all across his country.  Robert Mugabe?

He single-handedly was responsible for reducing the life expectancy in Zimbabwe from 62 years to 36 years.  That's the lowest in the entire world.

Believe me when I say, this man is incapable of doing anything good.  This is a guy who aspired to be like Adolf Hitler.

I'm going to quote Mugabe.  Quote, I am still the Hitler of my time.  Hitler has only one objective, justice for his people, sovereignty for his people, recognition for the independence of his people, and their rights over resources.  If that's Hitler, then let me be Hitler tenfold.  Ten times, that's what we stand for.

End quote.  Who in their right mind at the World Health Organization could be this stupid?  By the way, not the first time the United Nations honored Mugabe.  In 2012, the UN endorsed him as a tourism ambassador.  Oh.

The title is kind of ironic because Mugabe has been banned from traveling to most parts of the world because of his atrocious human rights violations.  Not to mention, there is nothing to tour in his country, except devastation, poverty, disease, and I don't know, cemeteries.

If a governmental organization insists on appointing Mugabe to something, it should be to -- to appoint him as the ambassador to the deepest, darkest, reassesses of hell.  That is an appointment I can get behind, and that would be the only reason I would send another dime to the UN.


INSANITY: High schooler ARRESTED after not wearing mask at school tells her story

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

To hear more from this conversation click here.

Disclaimer: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-19 and/or COVID vaccine related questions & concerns.

Want more from Glenn Beck?

To enjoy more of Glenn's masterful storytelling, thought-provoking analysis and uncanny ability to make sense of the chaos, subscribe to BlazeTV — the largest multi-platform network of voices who love America, defend the Constitution, and live the American dream.


Jason Whitlock: Raiders coach fired by NFL as a ‘SIGNAL’ to others

Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden was forced to resign (fired) by the NFL on Monday due to 'misogynistic' and 'homophobic' language found in several of his old, private emails. But Jason Whitlock, sports writer and host of 'Fearless' on BlazeTV, tells Glenn that Gruden's words never should have resulted in his job lost: 'We should have accepted his apology and kept it moving.' But instead, Whitlock says the NFL chose to use Gruden as a 'signal' for all other employees who may oppose the football organization's current, far-left political stances: 'Taking over sports, taking over the NFL, is crucial to the goals of the left and what they're trying to do.'


How an ‘orchestrated’ revolution is bringing America TO ITS KNEES

Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, joins Glenn to discuss his new book, 'The Dying Citizen.' He explains how America's hippies from the 1960s are the progressive elites running our institutions today and how their 'well orchestrated' moves have created a top-down revolution that's 'bringing us down to our knees.' So, what's the solution? Davis Hanson tells Glenn what we can do to push back against the far left today…


Who Is More Evil: Government or Facebook? | Robby Soave | Ep 120

The Left and Right agree: Social media companies like Facebook are abusing their power — whether through censorship or harmful, groupthink-creating algorithms. But is the solution really more censorship and regulation, like government fearmongers and leftist "whistleblowers" have insisted? Glenn sits down with the senior editor at Reason, Robby Soave, who has a much more refreshing solution laid out in his latest book, "Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn't Fear Facebook and the Future." Politicians have weaponized the fear we have about social media. So, maybe we should be looking at the positives. Glenn and Robby take a look at the (very familiar) history of tech panic and censorship, balance the consequences of changing Section 230, and expose the real threat to the future of free speech: Progressive tyranny entrenched in the old school media.