Momma McCain

GLENN BECK PROGRAM


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GLENN: Now, maybe it's because I am stupid that I don't understand the new John McCain strategy of hauling his mother out. Do we have the audio of John McCain? Here's the audio of John McCain and his mom.

VOICE: So you don't think Romney's done it -- I heard it all. You don't think Romney's done much heavy lifting for America then.

GLENN: Hang on just a second. Is that John McCain's grandfather?

STU: It's Chris Matthews.

GLENN: Oh, it's Chris Matthews, good.

VOICE: No, I don't. I think Senator, con man, whatever it was, a governor for four years. And as far as the Salt Lake City thing, he's a Mormon and the Mormons of Salt Lake City caused that scandal. And to clean that up, it's not even, again, it's not a subject.



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John McCain's 95-year-old mother, in a swipe at her son's rival Mitt Romney, said Friday that Mormons were to blame for the scandal that rocked the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.

VOICE: The views of my mother are not necessarily the views of mine (laughter.)

GLENN: (Laughing.) Oh, Mom. Oh, I'm never going to let you out of the home again. (Laughing.) "What was I thinking? Oh, man. 95 years old. I just want everybody to know, 95." She thinks that Archie Bunker is a little liberal. I'm just saying. What, what are you doing? Give me the response one more time? John, what are you thinking, man? Do you have it?

VOICE: So you don't think Romney's done it. I heard it all. You don't think Romney's done much heavy lifting for America then?

VOICE: No, I don't. I think big Senator, congressman, whatever it was, a governor for four years and as far as --

GLENN: Stop, stop. Stop. This is where John McCain starts to sweat. Oh, boy. Mom's like -- you know, he was a senator or he was a something. John McCain's like, oh, boy, Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom, shhh, shhh. He's starting to sweat there. Then -- and as far as this Mormon thing...

VOICE: And he's a Mormon and the Mormons of Salt Lake City had caused that scandal and to clean that up, I'd -- it's not even, again, it's not a subject.

VOICE: The views of my mother are not necessarily the views of mine.

GLENN: Stop, stop! Oh, Chris, you're covering! If we just laugh really hard, it might cover up this awkwardness here (laughing.) Who's uncomfortable? How far are we to a commercial break? (Laughing.) "Oh, dear God, help me." Now, he did come out, John McCain did come out and say, the views of my 95-year-old mother. And you know he said it just that way. "The views of my 95-year-old mother." And then he says also that what she really meant, the views of my 95-year-old mother. What she meant was that the Olympics were screwed up by people in Salt Lake City and then Romney came in and fixed the problem. So wait. She was complimenting him? It was a gushing compliment? Oh, that thing was so screwed up? And then I mean, basically what he's saying is, Mom came out with an endorsement for Mitt Romney. "I don't know why you're looking at my boy. He's -- have you heard about the McCain Feingold thing? I called him up and I said, I've been eating tapioca pudding for 25 years now and even I know this is screwed up. That's why I'm voting for Mitt Romney."

That's not what she meant! When did we start -- I'm sorry, but I have a little problem with Mom doing the endorsement. I mean, first of all John McCain's like 100 years old. Wasn't he born in, like, 1907? So his mom would have been born, what, 1887? She's like 120? I mean, it doesn't even seem possible that John McCain's mom is still alive, but God bless her.

Now, I know it's crazy to have her on, you know, saying something that's, you know, reminiscent of 1924 social standards, but you've got to, again, question John McCain's judgment on this one. "No, I think it's a good idea; let's have my mom on TV. No, I think she should go stumping with me. She's 95. Yeah, sure, people will love her." I don't think so. I mean, letting your mom, you know, who's 95 years old talk politics on live TV. Can anyone say damage control? Is that not the first thing? Wait a minute. Live television? 95-year-old talking about politics. Yeah, I don't -- I think that's a bet I'm not going to take, John. I don't think we should put the whole chip down on that one.

So I don't know. Maybe it was a court order to exhume her body and put her on? I don't know. I don't know how that happened, but jeez, man. You should be thanking your lucky stars today, John McCain, that the interviewer didn't ask her to comment on Barack Obama's campaign. I don't think any of us want our grandparents talking about Barack Obama on television. I'm just saying. Do you remember your grandparents when they thought they were giving, you know, compliments out? "You know those black people aren't so bad." Okay, grandpa, shhh, we don't say that, that's not good, we all know they're not so bad, grandpa." "They don't smell like popcorn." "Of course they don't, but you do, grandpa, for some unexplained reason you smell like popcorn. Maybe that's why you shouldn't be speaking anymore."

Do you remember our grandparents, how they were Archie Bunker? They were Archie Bunker. Well, no, they weren't Archie Bunker. Archie Bunker meant it. At least my grandfather, God bless him, he really, he didn't know. Was your grandparents like that? Stu, you're a lot younger than me. Was your -- were your grandparents still in that transition period to where they went through the Sixties and they were -- you know, they had already -- you know, they were 40 in the Sixties?

STU: No, I never got any of that from my grandparents, no, thank God.

GLENN: You've got to -- I mean, God bless them. They were in that transitional period and so the whole world changed on them and they were like, yeah, I like that Martin Luther King boy. He's a good man. I like him, for a black man. You're like, "Grandpa, no, what are you doing?"

STU: It's okay. Just say you like him.

GLENN: Just say you like him. You don't need to qualify him. That's his whole point, you don't notice the color thing. "But you do, you notice." Okay, grandpa, no. You know, that's why my grandfather took his tractor, and I'm not kidding you, through the plate glass window at a Denny's restaurant shortly thereafter. I mean, you know, we took the keys away and I wouldn't make it -- you know, I wouldn't allow grandpa to give political speeches if I happen to be John McCain. I'm just saying. You know, you try to get great grandma to, you know, start using e-mail or teach the kids how to can or, you know, not be a racist. That's what you should be doing, you know, with the grandparents. I'm -- you know, it's like putting -- it's like asking Britney Spears to put clothes on, you know? Really good chance that it's never going to happen. What the heck. Give it a whirl. Give it a shot.

I think there's something -- I think there's some gene in us. You know, we have an adaptation gene where we can adapt to things. I think that pretty much shuts off at about 75, you know? I mean, it's like, not going to adapt anymore, hmmm? I just can do it, don't want to, just can't, you know. Yeah, to get into the house now, you don't have a key anymore, you have to have a touch pad and they scan your fingerprint. I think I'll just sleep out here on porch.

You know, old people would be the first ones to get shot if the PC police had guns. You know, PC police come (knocking). "PC police, open up." When you're 95, you could die at any moment and so, you know, part of it is they don't adapt anymore, things have so much -- they have been adapting for 95 years. They just, you know -- and they also know the next breath could be the last. So why not go out with a bang, you know? When they're confronted with eminent death, not going to censor what they say. I mean, that's why terrorists don't kidnap 95-year-olds. You never see a 95-year-old there with somebody behind them, you know, in a black mask with a machete because the old guy would be like, "you're all a bunch of losers." And, you know, that's the way it would go. They are not going to be looking at the camera. They would be like, whatever.

You know, they have two options. Youth would say, "I understand your plight, Mr. Freedom fighter, and the United States, boy, they suck, huh?" A 95's going to say, "My blood vessels are riddled with bacon bits. Have fun with that, dirtbag." I mean, am I wrong? So John, maybe it's just me. Doesn't make me want to vote for you more. And not even that, you know, what mom said. Because mom's mom. I get it. She's 95. I don't think you're a racist or, you know, you're anti-Mormon because she is. She's 95 and you're, I don't know, 87. So -- I don't know. Just another sign yet of just really bad judgment. And I mean, is this the first time? Has anybody else seen this, where they're bringing mom out? "Here, I want you to talk to Mom." And it's like, "And I laid out his underpants for him, too, earlier today and they are all clean. I starched them to, Johnny." I don't think I want a President that has mom in the back going, hey. Maybe it's just me. 

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    When I first talked about all the problems with mail-in voting two months ago, I said the last thing we want to see is voting rules getting changed so close to an election. Yet, that is exactly what is happening right now across the nation.

    And in almost every case, Democrats are fighting to get rid of simple, common sense safeguards like requiring a witness signature, or requiring that a voter's signature on a mail-in ballot matches their signature on file. It's really an insane effort to change the rules in the middle of the game. And the effort is still going strong even though we're less than three weeks from Election Day.

    Remember how mail-in voting is supposed to save the Republic? If that doesn't sit well with you or make sense to you, you are not alone. Start the video below at the 2:04 mark and see what reassurances Abrams shares.

    "We must adapt to how we conduct our elections?!" That's practically been the Democrats' motto for 2020. Don't like the results you get from regular old-fashioned elections? Let's just create some new "norms" for voting. I mean it's been on their to-do list forever anyway and COVID is the perfect opportunity to finally get it done.

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    Licensed Private Investigators... have been investigating ballot harvesting in Harris County for many months...
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