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Spokesperson Confirmed George H.W. Bush Groping Story, Offered This Explanation

Two women have claimed this week that former President George H.W. Bush took advantage of being next to them while taking a photograph by touching them inappropriately and telling crude jokes.

A statement from Bush’s spokesperson confirmed incidents like what they described.

“To try to put people at ease, the president routinely tells the same joke — and on occasion, he has patted women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner,” the statement said. “Some have seen it as innocent; others clearly view it as inappropriate. To anyone he has offended, President Bush apologizes most sincerely.”

Now 93 years old, Bush has been in a wheelchair for the past half-decade.

“Have you seen him lately?” Glenn asked on today’s show, pointing out that Bush hardly has the physical stamina to be cast as a dangerous sexual predator. “It’s not like he’s out at night working the clubs.”

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: So he was a war hero, he was the 41st president of the United States, and now he can add this to his resume, he is a rear patter. George H.W. Bush is now under attack for patting a woman's behind in 2014.

Now, I for one can't believe I just said that sentence, but I did. Welcome to America, 2017.

Yesterday, the actress Heather Lynn accused H.W. Bush of patting her on the rear and making a joke.

Quote, I got the chance to meet George H.W. Bush four years ago to promote a historic television show I was working on. He sexually assaulted me. He sexually assaulted me, while I was posing for a similar photo. He didn't shake my hand. He touched me from behind from his wheelchair, with his wife Barbara Bush right by his side. He then told me a dirty joke. And then, all the while, while being photographed, he touched me again. Barbara rolled her eyes as if to say, not again.

Now, lock the kids up. I know we're talking about sexual assault here, but here's the dirty joke: Do you know who my favorite magician is? David Copafeel. Wow, terrible joke. For many reasons. One of which, David Copperfield is not even relevant anymore. It shows you how old he is.

Bush was forced to issue a statement from his office on the matter that reads: At the age of 93, President Bush has been confined to a wheelchair for five years. His arms fall on the lower waist of people with whom he takes picture. To try to put people at ease, he routinely tells the same joke. And on occasion, he has patted women's rear ends in what he intended to be a good-natured manner. Some have seen this as innocent, others clearly view this as inappropriate.

To anyone who he has offended, President Bush apologizes sincerely. Okay. The guy is 93. Have you seen him lately? It's not like he's out at night working the clubs.

Even if he was -- even if he was interested in sex, it ain't happening, baby. Bush is not a sexual predator. That was not a sexual assault.

You cannot put George H.W. Bush, 41, with the likes of Harvey Weinstein. It's like apples, comparing them to bananas. Where have we heard that? I'm sure no one would do that.

They would never call a banana an apple, would they? Of course not. Because they're clearly not the same.

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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.

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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.