Jay Feely should have seen this coming but has nothing to apologize for

Have you noticed how social media brings out the very best in our moral superiority? We’re never so sure of anything as we are when we’re taking out someone (most of the time someone we don’t even know personally), with a precision-bomb of a tweet or reply, letting them know what scum they are for having an opinion or a sense of humor. More on the precision-bomb thing in a minute.

Granted, it’s social media, so potential ridicule comes with the territory if you’re going to post something. Just ask CBS Sports commentator Jay Feely. On Saturday, the former NFL kicker tweeted a photo of himself standing between his daughter and her prom date. Feely is holding a handgun, pointing it downward, and his finger is not on the trigger. His tweet reads, “Wishing my beautiful daughter and her date a great time at prom.”

Predictably, Feely was lambasted for everything from being an irresponsible gun owner, to being “out of touch” with gun safety, to being anti-women for treating his daughter as his “property.”

Okay, maybe Feely should’ve saved that one for the private family photo album rather than inviting the world to judge his parenting, gun-handling and sensitivity skills. But anyone with just a thimble-full of common sense understands that Feely was joking, because they’ve heard some iteration of this father-threatening-his-daughter’s-date-with-a-gun-thing forever. It’s not like Feely is breaking any new comic ground here, and he knows it.

Hyper-sensitive, progressive, PC, safe-space culture has neutered the sense of humor.

But, hyper-sensitive, progressive, PC, safe-space culture has neutered the sense of humor, common sense and ability to put things in perspective of a lot of Americans.

So, yesterday Feely tweeted the obligatory explanation/apology for the snowflake half of the country who just couldn’t make it through the rest of their weekend knowing that such a gun-toting jokester is allowed to parent.

Of course, some fathers get more of a pass than others when it comes to threatening would-be suitors with violence in defense of their daughters. Remember this from the 2010 White House Correspondents Dinner?

Okay. Got it. Apparently, the humor of this ancient dad joke about defending daughters just depends on who you are and which side you’re on.

As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation, or enjoy the full interview with Dr. Ben Carson here.

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Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

Watch the special in full below:

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