Glenn's 'guru'



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GLENN: I mean, look at the size of this Washington Post article?

PAT: It's printed out. So it's one, two, three, four? Four pages, printed.

GLENN: I mean, four full pages.

PAT: I don't know what it looks like in the paper.

GLENN: It's huge.

PAT: At least a two page, three.

GLENN: It's huge.

PAT: Amazing.

GLENN: Now, I want to read this to you because remember the politics of the past are over. You've tried to destroy me personally. Then you tried to destroy my business. Then you tried to destroy me and drive a wedge between me and Fox News. Then you tried to destroy Fox News. Well, none of those things have worked. So now what you have to do is destroy everybody around me to isolate me as much as gee, that sounds like Saul Alinsky. Isolate me. Make sure nobody will talk to me. I got news for you, man. Except for the White House my phone is ringing all the time. I can't tell you how many people are coming out of the woodwork to squeal on the corruption that is going on. We're working on stories now that will boggle your mind. I think we have one maybe coming out today, maybe. If not today, then it's going to be tomorrow. And tomorrow I unveil the blue, the blue curtained chalkboard. Tomorrow I show you the radicals that are around what it all means.

All right. Listen to this. Beck's guru proves no PR man is anile. Okay. Beck's guru. Who would you say, if I had to ask, who do you think my guru is? I mean, I guess, I guess maybe the only one I would ever consider a guru would be Jon Huntsman, and that's a personal guru. I mean, that's a guy who's teaching me how to live as an honest, decent man. I think that's the only one. Can any can you guys think of anybody that you would consider my guru?

STU: Satan, Hitler?

GLENN: Okay. Well, besides those obvious ones.

STU: Right.

GLENN: Sure.

STU: No, I don't think so. I don't think of you as a guru type of guy.

GLENN: No.

STU: I mean, you have people that you

GLENN: I look up to.

STU: You look up to.

GLENN: I really

PAT: Carrot top. Carrot top has been a long time guru of yours.

STU: And, of course, you've obviously said before that your two favorite political philosophers, one of them is Mao.

GLENN: No, uh uh.

PAT: Isn't that the speech you turn to most?

GLENN: No, uh uh. Would you even put Jon Huntsman, Sr. as a guru?

STU: I would.

GLENN: Would you?

STU: He's a guy who has influences the way you do business, influences the way you live your personal life, not politics. But I think those two personal things he definitely does.

GLENN: Yeah. And that's as close as I get.

PAT: I would say, I mean, you look up to him, of course, as many of us do, but have you changed anything based on what he's done?

GLENN: No. I think of him all the time. But I think of him all the time. I think of I mean, he is the business philosopher that I think of most, to quote Anita Dunn, although she was saying political and it was Mao. Mine is business and it's just one of the most ethical men I know. You know, and he hasn't killed 70 million people. In fact, he's saving lives, but that's a different story.

So that's the closest I mean, other than that I'd have to go back to, like, Michael O'Shea from when I was 16 years old as a guy who taught me how to do radio.

STU: Right. Guru to me seems like someone who's leading your life in a certain direction.

GLENN: Teaching you.

STU: Right?

GLENN: No, I just watch Jon Huntsman. Okay. So here it is. Beck's guru proves no PR man is anile. Now, listen to the destructive force of this, and this isn't named at me. A few weeks after September 11th, 2001, Glenn Beck, a young Tampa Bay disc jockey I wasn't a disc jockey in Tampa. I was a talk show host.

STU: I mean, that's your first sentence is not even factual.

PAT: It's an attempt to diminish.

GLENN: Diminish.

PAT: Because disc jockey sounds a lot worse than talk show host.

STU: It's worth playing songs. To be a disc jockey, you have to be playing songs.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: A young Tampa Bay disc jockey eager to break into conservative talk radio. I was in talk radio for a year at this point, over a year.

PAT: More than that.

GLENN: A year and nine months.

STU: So we're two sentences in and we have already two actual errors.

GLENN: He called his new Manhattan agent George Hiltzik to help arrange a visit to Ground Zero.

PAT: He wasn't even new then.

GLENN: No. 1999.

PAT: Yeah, two years old by then.

GLENN: Hiltzik directed Beck to his 29 year old son Matt who had returned to his job with a Tribeca based studio head Harvey Weinstein after electing Hillary Rodham Clinton to the U.S. Senate. I wasn't sure of all of his positions at the time, Hiltzik said of Beck's enthusiastic conservative views. I knew he was not like a big Democrat. Washington Post says, to say the least. In the years since their first encounter

By the way, do you find it ironic that the Washington Post engages in this kind of stuff when the Washington Post is the one that had the cojones, the only one that had the cojones to expose Nixon? Everything that is said about me now was said about the Washington Post everything that's being said about Fox was said about the Washington Post. Everything that was said about me was said by the Nixon administration and their allies about Woodward and Bernstein.

PAT: It's perfectly

GLENN: Not saying I'm Woodward and Bernstein any stretch of the imagination but isn't it weird that the same battle is going on and the same words are being used.

PAT: I'm sure it's completely consistent because Nixon was a Republican.

STU: Yeah. It's ideological, right?

GLENN: In the years since their first encounter, Beck had become arguably the most influential and incendiary critic in America. He's called President Obama a racist, compared him to Hitler I don't think I've ever compared him to Hitler.

PAT: I don't think so.

GLENN: And forced the firing of several administration appointees. I haven't forced the firing of anybody. I've asked questions.

STU: And they have been very clear, he stepped down.

GLENN: Yeah, he wasn't fired. Even though I've read a memo lately anyway. This month the White House retaliated against Beck's wait a minute. The White House retaliated? No, I thought they were just stating facts. Retaliated against Beck's outlet, Fox News Channel, but the resulting controversy has only boosted Beck's notoriety which is Hiltzik's professional concern.

By the way, if Matthew Hiltzik was so good at a PR agent, you'd think we would be reading that we were now the number 2 TV show in cable news.

PAT: I haven't seen that anywhere, even though we are.

GLENN: I mean, it's no big deal, but it's 5:00 in the afternoon.

My job is to look out for his personal business interests and try to weave them in well with his partners, said hill sec, whose boutique PR firm hill sec's strategy's boutique. Oh, Matthew, stop catering to the elite. Has represented Beck since 2007. We give strategic counsel which includes managing the profile of business. When I'm ticking politicians, employees or business partners, I focus on their character and not their political parties, Beck said in a statement, and I know that I trust Matthew's character.

Now, you would think that that might be important. What was it, oh, yeah, content of a man judge a man by the content of his character, not the card of his political party.

The close friendship and lucrative business relationship has developed between the 45 year old conservative fire brand oh, jeez, am I turning into John McCain? And the 37 year old former Democratic operative shows how partisan media personalities get discovered, promoted and catapulted in the political stratosphere even when the talent and the talent broker have opposing ideologies. Yeah, it's called America. But for Hiltzik's former Democratic allies, the alliance is still mostly shocking.

PAT: Wouldn't you think this would be a good thing?

GLENN: You would.

PAT: To these liberals who are so open? All night long it's diversity and inclusion.

GLENN: I'm a uniter, not a divider. I have many varied voices around me.

STU: Bringing people together, Glenn.

GLENN: That's all I'm doing. Now, I will tell you that I will bring a Democrat into the in fact, I have several liberals that work for me, and I don't have a problem with it. I love it because they're open minded enough to think out of the box, and they help me think out of the box. I think that's fantastic. Now, I'm not so diverse that I include Marxist revolutionaries in my circle of influence.

PAT: Maybe you should look at that.

GLENN: Yeah. "It's surprising," said Bill de Blasio, who ran Hillary Clinton's Senate campaign, for which Hiltzik served as the go to liaison to New York's Jewish community. "He worked for the state Democratic Party, he worked for Hillary Clinton in 2000, he is as solid a Democrat as you can imagine. Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer who benefitted from Hiltzik's help

PAT: Here's a guy you want to listen to.

GLENN: Yeah, and I wish I would have known about this. I'm questioning Hiltzik's character here. Helped him break through in 1998 to win and become the attorney general was astonished. They went to Eliot Spitzer. "I hire on character." They go to Eliot Spitzer. He was astonished that the guy he knew as the state party's lead spokesperson was now representing the man who some in the White House see as public enemy number one. Spitzer called Hiltzik a friend and a thoughtful reasoned advocate certainly at the time. Matthew's just not into hookers. That's the deal. For the Democratic principles that I was running on and most of my colleagues believe in, Matthew was there. Other Hiltzik allies resort to strange bedfellow teasing. Listen to this. Imagine, imagine a conservative saying this. "Everyone knows they're dating," joked Harvey Weinstein, who called his former right hand a deeply religious, brilliant guy. "It must be that kind of attraction, you know. I can't see any other reason."

STU: Oh, so it's a gay joke?

GLENN: So it's a gay joke. I think it's a gay joke. I'm not sure.

STU: We understand, that's okay, Harvey Weinstein.

GLENN: You know, it would be interesting to see I mean, besides gay attraction who called his former right hand man a deeply religious, brilliant guy. Hmmm. Maybe I'm not a religious bigot and I respect people for their character and people who live their religion no matter what it is, and I look for very smart people to put around me. Hmmm. No, it can't be that. We must be gay.

His voice turning more serious, Weinstein said that there was perhaps a simple reason Hiltzik felt comfortable representing Beck. Okay? Here's the other reason. Instead of me hiring smart people and not being a religious bigot and looking for people who live their religious values because that shows me their character, instead of that, he has another idea.

I had a lot of actors Matt came in contact with, Weinstein said, and I just think Glenn is another one. So I'm a fraud. I'm an actor.

STU: So you're gay or you're a fraud. Are those the two

GLENN: I'm a gay fraud.

STU: You're a gay fraud. That's true. I should have allowed that third possibility.

GLENN: The ribbing and occasional

PAT: Not that there's anything wrong with gay frauds.

STU: Of course not.

PAT: You know.

GLENN: We're open, we're diverse.

PAT: Open, we're tolerant.

GLENN: Sure.

PAT: I don't have any problem with gay frauds.

GLENN: Hiltzik who also represents Katie Couric, Alec Baldwin, Annie Leibovitz and Don Imus said he has no problem weathering this storm. As a general rule, Hiltzik explains, I stand by people and I don't make decisions based on what other people think. Amen. An election maestro, a little in Hiltzik's little in Hiltzik's background suggests that he would end up in Beck's side. He grew up in affluent New Jersey suburb of Teaneck, New Jersey, and commuted to the exclusive Manhattan Jewish day school, blah, blah blah where other future Clinton operatives matriculated. He graduated from the Industrial Labor Relations School at Cornell University where he eagerly attended the many speeches of Hillary Clinton.

I've got to fire this guy today. As a law student at Fordham, Hiltzik became politically active. He volunteered for a successful bid to congress for somebody, inspired by her commitment to gun control. He also got to know people in politics and scored a gig as spokesman for the New York State Democratic Committee, helping Chuck Schumer unseat Senator Al D'Amato.


His success in getting Democrats elected caught the attention of Weinstein, the co founder of Miramax Films, who wanted to widen the footprint in Democratic politics. Miramax films, imagine this.

PAT: Interesting.

GLENN: Miramax films wanted to widen their footprint in Democratic politics. Hmmm. So he invented, Weinstein did, he invented a hybrid job for Hiltzik that would put the movie Honcho in the middle of the political action. Just sit back and just chew on that one for a while. In fact, I'm going to take a quick break and we'll come back. You just think about that one. Miramax films, without any problem from anybody. Remember talk radio is dangerous because we zombify you. Talk radio is dangerous because we talk politics and opinion and we tell you we're telling you our opinion the whole time. You're coming here for politics. But the Washington Post doesn't even see a problem. They don't even hesitate to say, wow, that sounds like propaganda. Putting political messages into films, where you are not going necessarily to get the political message. Maybe you're is there a... I mean, is... I mean, it could be prop, I'm no, don't think about it anymore.

In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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Imagine sometime next year, getting called before HUWAC – the House Un-Woke Activities Committee.

"Are you or have you ever been a member of the un-woke?"

Something like that is not as far-fetched as you might think.

Last week, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, now a UC Berkeley professor, tweeted this:

Since the 1970s, there have been dozens of "Truth Commissions" around the world like the kind Robert Reich wants in America. Most of these have been set up in Africa and Latin America. Usually it happens in countries after a civil war, or where there's been a regime change – a dictator is finally overthrown, and a commission is set up to address atrocities that happened under the dictator. Or, as in the commissions in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, atrocities under communism. Or, in the most famous example, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission addressed the decades of apartheid that ravaged that nation.

These commissions usually conclude with an official final report. These commissions and reports have served as a means of governments trying to close a dark chapter of their country's history, or provide emotional catharsis, as a way to generally move on. Sometimes it kind of works for people, most of the time it leaves people clamoring for more justice.

Here's how one professor described truth commissions in an article in The Conversation last year. He wrote:

The goal of a truth commission… is to hold public hearings to establish the scale and impact of a past injustice, typically involving wide-scale human rights abuses, and make it part of the permanent, unassailable public record. Truth commissions also officially recognize victims and perpetrators in an effort to move beyond the painful past… Some have been used cynically as tools for governments to legitimize themselves by pretending they have dealt with painful history when they have only kicked the can down the road.

See, this is the problem with a lot of "Truth" commissions – they are inherently political. Even if you trust your government and give them all the benefit of the doubt in the world that their Truth commission is trying to do the right thing, it is ALWAYS going to be political. Because these truth commissions are never set up by those who have LOST power in government. They're always established by those who have WON power.

The Deputy Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice says one of the main points in these Truth commissions is that "the victims become protagonists."

A Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility.

So, who are the victims in Robert Reich's America? People like him, members of the far-Left who had to endure the atrocities of four years of a president with different political ideas. What an injustice. I mean, the left's suffering during the Trump administration is almost on the level of apartheid or genocide – so we totally need a Truth commission.

There have been lots of calls for the U.S. to have its own Truth and Reconciliation commission, especially around racial injustice.

This past June, Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California introduced legislation to establish the " United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation."

Ibram X. Kendi – the high priest of anti-racism, and author of Target's current favorite book " Antiracist Baby" – proposes a Constitutional anti-racism amendment. This amendment would:

establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for pre-clearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won't yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

If you think that is far-fetched, you haven't been paying attention to the Left's growing radicalism. In a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration, a Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility. And of course, such a DOA would never stop at policing government.

We're in a dangerous, precarious moment in our history. Given the events of 2020, should Democrats gain the White House, the Senate, and the House, how many commissions will be in our future? They will suddenly have plenty of political capital to drag the nation through years of commission hearings.

And the Left's form of justice is never satisfied. You think it will stop at a T&R commission on race? MSNBC's Chris Hayes tweeted this month about the need for a commission to deal with Americans who are skeptical about wearing masks:

Or what about a Truth commission on religion? I mean, look at those reckless churches spreading Covid this year. Or this would be a big one – a T&R commission on climate change deniers.

The Left is highly selective when it comes to truth. That's why they are the very last group you want in charge of anything with "Truth and Reconciliation" in the title.

This is one of the most incredibly frustrating things about the Left in America today. The Left insists there is no such thing as absolute truth, while simultaneously insisting there are certain approved truths that are undeniable.

So, you can't question "Science" – even though that's pretty much what every great scientist in history did.

You can't question racism as the explanation for all of existence – because, well, just because.

You can't question third-party "Fact-checkers" – because the powers that be, mainly Big Tech right now, have decided they are the Truth referees and you have to trust what they say because they're using certified external fact-checkers. They just forgot to tell you that they actually fund these third-party fact-checkers. It's like if McDonald's told you to trust third-party health inspectors that they were paying for.

The Left thinks it has a monopoly on Truth. They're the enlightened ones, because they've had the correct instruction, they're privy to the actual facts. It's psychotic arrogance. If you don't buy what they're selling, even if you're just skeptical of it, it's because you either don't have the facts, you willingly deny the facts, or you're simply incapable of grasping the truth because you're blinded by your raging racism problem. It's most likely the racism problem.

The Left never learns from its own preaching. For the past 60-plus years they've decried the House Un-American Activities Committee for trying to root out communists, getting people canceled, ruining Hollywood careers, etcetera. But a HUAC-type committee is precisely what Robert Reich is describing and many on the Left want. It's not enough for Trump to be voted out of office. Americans who helped put him there must be punished. They don't want reconciliation, they want retribution. Because the Left doesn't simply loathe Donald Trump, the Left loathes YOU.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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