Glenn Beck: Olbermann gushes over Michelle


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MSNBC "Anchor" Keith Olbermann gushes over Michelle Obama's speech...

GLENN: Here's the number, 888 727 BECK. Let's Christina, why don't you screen the phone calls. Let's get a bunch of people up and see what people said about Michelle Obama and then I'm going to play some clips for you. I'm going to tell you exactly how I feel about it. We've got some more on this insanity that is the green, the greenest convention ever. Really? The most sustainable convention ever. Why would I want to sustain this convention? Just keep it going? I don't think so. Have you noticed that they are not really talking about that? They made this big deal out of it? I wonder why. Do you think maybe it's because, oh, crap, this will remind people that we're really not for lower gas prices. Do you think they went through all of this and now they just have to do it? Have you noticed that they are not really talking about it? They are just kind of keeping it, "Shhh, that's between us."

STU: Well, I mean, they're going the funny thing about this is it's just a commercial. You know like when cable news, we do this sometimes, we'll be talking about a commercial and we'll play the commercial in its entirety and essentially it amounts to free advertising. They want these commercials to be played and we're playing them to pick them apart. But that's all this is. This is a four day prime time commercial that they just throw out there and everybody picks it up and just airs it and sometimes without questioning and sometimes by blatantly praising what's happening.

GLENN: Did you watch MSNBC last night?

STU: Hold on. I need to get into your head here. Why would you bring up, right when I say blatantly praising, you brought up MSNBC. That was weird.

GLENN: I have no idea. Play Cut 6 for me, will you? This is Michelle Obama from last night. Here's Cut 6. It's the close.

MICHELLE OBAMA: Barack Obama, President of the United States of America. Thank you. God bless you and God bless America.

GLENN: She's fantastic. She's got a I can't imagine what the reporters might say after something like that. I just can't imagine what they you know what, you say a speech, you know, God bless America and then, you know, what does a reporter do. Couldn't say anything ridiculous. Imagine, this is "Case closed." Stop for a second. Can you imagine, Michelle Obama pitched perfect. Can you imagine somebody going off and just spiraling into, just sickophantic, just nonsense, wonderful, terrific, you know, and just gush about it. I mean, you actually start feeling bad for somebody if they were doing that, wouldn't you? Wouldn't you just feel bad? You'd be like, that guy's not even a journalist.

VOICE: Case, I think, closed.

GLENN: Ooh, whoops.

VOICE: If that speech was to be more about tone than content, pitch perfect. Supposed to be more about content than tone, pitch perfect.

GLENN: Pitch perfect!

VOICE: If that was supposed to be about friendliness and accessibility, couldn't have done it better.

GLENN: Couldn't have done it better.

VOICE: Look at these kids. I think that's part of the story. They have not exploited those kids at all but it's nice to see them all together once

GLENN: Stop, stop! You know, they haven't exploited these kids at all. They really, they really get a tight shot on them, will you here? Remember when they were on Access Hollywood and they were doing this thing at Access Hollywood. They were exploited on Access Hollywood and what happens? "We are not going to exploit our kids." Boy, did we learn our lesson. So the last thing we're going to do is go on Access Hollywood because there's like 500,000 viewers a night on Access Hollywood. Let's put them on okay, all right, we'll put them on national television, you know, but just on a night when every single network is covering it. And then I'll give the microphone to the cute little one. That's what I but not exploit. Do not exploit the children. Come on, Chris Matthews. You know, they really haven't exploited these children except for the time they admitted they exploited the children and then, of course, tone.

VOICE: A daughter, 10 and 7 years old. That was the oldest that she described, her husband driving her home from the hospital

GLENN: Wait, wait, wait. And the story she told about driving the little one there, that's the story she told about, but they are not exploiting the children at all.

VOICE: The terms of this speech.

GLENN: Yes.

VOICE: To try to erase doubts that now seem difficult to voice aloud because they seem almost foolish. What's also been

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. Stop. "The purpose of this speech were to erase doubts, you know, these doubts that are just so ridiculous, they're just so I mean, they're so infantile if you have any doubts." It was one speech. How could you possibly have any doubts? Seem like a fool. Who could possibly express any doubts? I could! In fact, I love working next to Rockefeller Plaza, 30 Rock. I love it. I'm right across the street from NBC. Hey, Keith Olbermann (yelling)! Jeez. Who could possibly I mean, it just seems ridiculous. This is foolish.

VOICE: Subtly.

GLENN: Subtly.

VOICE: There was a reference to they love this country, meaning the troops. There was another one

GLENN: Stop, stop, stop. Subtly. Subtly she said, "I love this country." What does that mean? Subtly she said, "I don't want people to think I really do. I just want to be subtle. I just want to work that in." Subtly she said I love this country? Did you hear what she said about the troops? She talked about Dan, you've got to find the clip on the troops. She nope, nope, nope, I'm starting to give myself away. I'm sorry.

STU: Be a journalist, Glenn.

GLENN: I'm sorry. Lady, just go ahead and finish. Just finish the Keith Olbermann.

VOICE: References to country, but he went back and listened to that speech again and waited for the moment in which she supposedly selling herself and redeeming herself, you wouldn't have noticed it. It was just a speech by there's the video.

GLENN: Just stop, stop. It was just, it was just a speech by a goddess hang on, hang on, here's some

VOICE: And that was and it was not a modeling speech.

GLENN: It wasn't a modeling speech.

VOICE: It was not a salesmanship speech.

GLENN: Not a salesmanship.

VOICE: I know I'm beginning to sound borderline sickophantic of this. So I'll stop, you start.

GLENN: What? Borderline sickophantic? Your whole career is built on that, Keith Olbermann. Oh! I can't take it. I swear to you.

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Here are 5 RIDICULOUS moments from the Davos summit

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Glenn has been warning about the dangers of the World Economic Forum and The Great Reset, which is the WEF's goal to utilize the crises like the COVID pandemic to create a leftist Utopia. Now, these goals continue to take shape at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos. Here are five ridiculous moments from this year's summit that shed light on their ultimate vision Glenn has been warning about.

1. Ex-CNN host Brian Stelter hosts the WEF panel on "disinformation," calling for the criminalization of "hate speech" in the U.S.

The former host of Reliable Sources was fired from CNN in 2022 for raking in the network's worst ratings since 2019. CNN's CEO at the time, Chris Licht, accused Stelter of "drawing ire from conservatives" for misrepresenting the facts and propagating false narratives to demonize conservatives. Licht fired Stelter because he was a liability to CNN's attempt to "re-brand" itself as a "reliable" news source.

You would think the World Economic Forum could have found a more credible host for its "disinformation," than Brian Stelter, and it comes with little surprise Stelter's panel called for the continued censorship of conservatives.

Stelter asked his panel, "How does this discussion of disinformation relate to everything else happening today in Davos?"

Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourová answered "illegal hate speech" from right-wing extremists, and then called for the criminalization of hate speech in the U.S., asserting, "I think that we have a strong reason why we have this in the criminal law" within the EU.

As former Trump advisor Stephen Miller pointed out, Stelter's refusal to further challenge Jourová's call for censorship is indicative of his failed career as a journalist.

2. Al Gore warns of "rain bombs," "boiling oceans," and "xenophobia" as a result of climate change.

Gore's speech "speaks" for itself...

After asserting that we're creating an "open sewer" in the troposphere, Gore exclaimed:

That’s what’s boiling the oceans, creating these atmospheric rivers, and the rain bombs, and sucking the moisture out of the land, and creating the droughts, and melting the ice and raising the sea level, and causing these waves of climate refugees!
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Speaking of refugees, Gore blamed the mass migrations of people on... you guessed it... climate change! Of course this leads to "xenophobia" and "fascism," so if we hate "xenophobia" and "fascism," we need to stop climate change IMMEDIATELY. Plus the rain bombs...

Does this sound reminiscent of the "Man-Bear-Pig?"

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3. Siemens AG Chairman Jim Hagemann urges for 1 million people to NOT eat meat—predicting a "meatless future."

It wouldn't be a World Economic Forum summit if bugs didn't take center stage. Siemens AG Chairman Jim Hagemann said he was inspired by his 24-year-old daughter to stop eating meat to fight climate change and urged one million people to stop eating meat to balance out jet emissions—like the jets his fellow attendees used to travel to the conference?

Here's what he said:

If a billion people stop eating meat, I tell you, it has a big impact. Not only does it have a big impact on the current food system, but it will also inspire innovation of food systems."
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Of course, finding "alternative sources of protein" means... you guessed it... BUGS. The EU is already cutting down on cattle farms and promoting the building of insect farms to initiate this "protein transition."

4. John Kerry calls Davos attendees a "select group" with an "almost extraterrestrial" plan to save the planet.

Kerry's opening speech at Davos shows the type of elitism the attendees believe about themselves. They are the "special ones" who can gather at a Swiss resort town to discuss how to "save the planet" and the "little people" who are too ignorant to have a say in the matter. His words speak for themselves:

When you start to think about it, it's pretty extraordinary that we — select group of human beings because of whatever touched us at some point in our lives — are able to sit in a room and come together and actually talk about saving the planet [...] I mean, it's so almost extraterrestrial to think about saving the planet [...] f you say that to most people, most people think you're just a crazy, tree-hugging, lefty liberal, you know, do-gooder, or whatever, and there's no relationship. But really, that's where we are.
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Well, not everyone was amused...

Businessman and conservative Tim Acheson called Kerry’s words, "Liberal delusions of grandeur." Jordan Peterson also tweeted, "Who are you going to sacrifice to save the planet, @JohnKerry -- and do you think and how will you ensure that they have any say in the matter?"

5. Davos attendees traveled on more than 1,000 private jets to the conference.

Greenspace, an environmentalist research group, estimates the total emissions used by Davos attendees on their private jets while traveling to the conference is equivalent to "about 350,000 average cars."

Greenspace also found that 53 percent of all private jet trips were short-haul flights of less than 470 nautical miles that "could have easily been train trips." This comes amid the EU's push to ban short-distance flights and opt for train travel instead, which many continue to point out.

Closing thoughts

What once sounded like conspiracy theories are now taking shape amongst the global elites at Davos. As Glenn continues to shed light on the dangers of the World Economic Forum, here's how YOU can fight back against their goals that threaten our freedoms and democracy.

In honor of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos, we would like to resurrect this gem from Glenn's Instagram archive. If "the Great Reset" doesn't work out, Schwab should consider reaching out to the Bond franchise for a Plan-B career.

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PROOF the World Economic Forum wants you eating... BUGS!

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As the World Economic Forum continues to meet in Davos about building a more "sustainable" future, Glenn's warning on a seemingly outlandish sustainability goal is becoming reality: eating bugs!

In its 2023 Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum called for the "transition to net-zero, nature-positive food" to fight "food insecurity." In other words, the WEF imagines a future with minimal meat and maximum "zero-emissions food"—like bugs—as consumers' main source of protein. This is a part of "the Great Reset," the agenda proposed by the World Economic Forum in 2020, urging leaders to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to restructure the "world order" to bring about a leftist Utopia.

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Major news outlets like the BBC have promoted insect farms as a sustainable food source to "reduce the reliance on everyday meat eating."

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So what's the big concern about eating bugs? As the video points out, many cultures throughout the world have been eating insects for centuries—many consider them a delicacy! The issue with the WEF's push for insects isn't merely the option to eat bugs. If someone wants to munch on some grasshoppers, nothing is stopping them! The major concern is the way in which the WEF wants to mandate insect consumption, and, consequentially, destroy the beef industry.

According to the same 2023 Risk Report, the WEF calls for "radical policy measures" to bring about the food transition to zero-net-emissions food, like insects. This means imposing such a burden on the dairy and cattle industries that it renders them impossible to function, paving the way for a new insect industry.

In the Netherlands, the EU's largest food exporter, the government is forcing the farmers to sell their land to the state unless they reduce the amount of nitrogen fertilizer used. However, without nitrogen fertilizer, it is nearly impossible for the farmers to produce enough food to feed the nation, not to mention turn a profit. Moreover, without nitrogen fertilizer, it will be impossible for cattle farmers to produce enough food to feed their cows. This is an impossible burden for farmers to bear, and they often capitulate and sell their land to the government, paving the way for a burgeoning insect industry. Is it any coincidence the EU is pushing for insects as a means of "food sufficiency" and combatting climate change?

If you think eating insects is a novel issue from across the pond, think again. There is a growing push for a "beef tax" in the U.S. to disincentivize beef consumption and incentivize alternative "sustainable" protein sources...like bugs. According to 2021, data, U.S. beef is a 79-billion-dollar-per-year industry, employing million across the U.S.'s 700,000 cattle farms. These stats don't even include the U.S.'s dairy industry. If the global environmentalists have their way, this major U.S. industry will be wiped out, wreaking havoc on our economy. Yet this government control over the "everyday person's" consumption is all too tantalizing.

As the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos to discuss how to achieve their "sustainable utopia," Glenn continues to advocate for the free market and the ability to choose our own consumer goods, rather than giving global elites the power to consolidate and mandate their "approved goods" for widespread consumption. Though consuming insects may seem like an outlandish idea that has no impact on our daily lives, it is a part of a larger movement to control our way of life to achieve a more sustainable future, threatening both our economy and our basic freedoms.

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