Glenn Beck: Media 71% positive on Reid's 'negro' comment



Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government


by Glenn Beck

GLENN: You should see the attacks on me from last night's television program. Last night's television program was the second installment of Time To Be Heard, African-Americans that don't exist to the rest of the world and the rest of the media, and that is, conservatives. And I've got to tell you, I would vote for half the audience. These guys get it and why do they get it? Because they've had to struggle, they've been challenged every step of the way, because they are conservative. They've been called Uncle Tom, they've been called Clarence Thomas, which is an honor, by the way. They've been called every name, a sell-out to their race. And so because they've been challenged, they know what they believe. One of them brought up a great point last night. They already have 95 percent of the African-American vote. Why do they need that last 5 percent? Why do they work so hard on that last 5 percent? Because they must have you in lockstep, because once this thing starts to unravel, one people begin to see the lie, it's over. Well, the lie is being unraveled and Harry Reid is a great example of it. Everyone knows that there is a double standard. The Harry Reid -- what did he say? -- Negro dialect?

Pat: Uh-huh

Glenn: The Negro dialect, 71 percent of the coverage on network was positive.

Pat: How does that happen with a controversial statement like that? I mean, and that's all -- I mean, Day 1, when the story broke, that's all it was called by CBS anchor Jeff Glor, a controversial remark that's shaking the political world. On Sunday, George Stephanopoulos sounded like he was Harry Reid's press agent. He said, This was a private conversation. His choice of words obviously was fortunate. The senator knows that. Then he said, This is the Mormon from Search Light, Nevada, with an ear of tin and a heart of gold.

Glenn: Let me just -- let me just go over that again. This, by the way, was a line from the White House, as well. This came from Judy Woodruff and Stephanopoulos. This is the Mormon from Search Light, Nevada, with an ear of tin and a heart of gold. I'm not sure if it's the Mormon part that gives him the tin ear or the heart of gold to that, but I've never heard anyone in the press give a Mormon the benefit of the doubt because they're a Mormon, ever. I mean, this is from ABC. I worked at ABC while this was going on with Mitt Romney. Believe me, there's no fans of Mormons at ABC. There is not a single fan of Mormons in the media. I take that back. One. One. Wolf Blitzer. Wolf Blitzer was the only man, the only man who stood his ground when this Mitt Romney was going on. Wolf Blitzer pulled me off the air one day and he said, Glenn, I'm Jewish. My background, I can see religious bigotry from a mile away and this is religious bigotry. You'll find none of it on my show.

Pat: Wow. Good for him. That's great.

Glenn: Wolf Blitzer, I'm more impressed with -- and I know -- he competes against me and I love him. He is a good, decent, honorable man and one of the reasons is because of that. While everyone else was making hay, he didn't, but believe me, everyone, everyone in the media will take down -- all they're going to do is take down the weakest religions one by one and that's the weakest one. When, when have you heard anyone, especially with a racist comment, when have you ever heard anybody, go, yeah, but he's a Mormon who's got a heart of gold.

Pat: It was Mitt Romney, you know they wouldn't have said that. If it was you --

Glenn: They would have killed me.

Pat: Crucified you.

Glenn: Absolutely.

Pat: Absolutely. But all the support for Harry Reid -- NBC's Andrea Mitchell was probably the dumbest on Monday morning. She called Reid's remark demeaning of Obama, but as so many in your audience pointed out last night, it wasn't just Obama he was demeaning with the light skin thing. He made it -- he made it seem like only a light skinned black person can run for office. Everybody else, you're --

Glenn: Gwen Ifill, Gwen Ifill said, I don't understand what's demeaning in this, Gwen Ifill.

Pat: Unbelievable.

Glenn: Excuse me. I just had -- I just had a show last night with a roomful of African-Americans and they all said it's not only demeaning to Obama, because what they're saying if you weren't light skin -- if he had darker skin, he wouldn't be able to win, but it's also demeaning to all African-Americans and all Americans. I asked them last night, do you believe that America is a racist nation or a nation that has some racists in it. They all said, I think except for one, we're a nation of good people and we have some racists. That's the truth, but the progressives want you to believe it's the other way around and, you know, when you talk about the Negro dialect, we had this conversation. If you TIVOed the show last night, you've got to watch it. We had this great conversation about, quote, unquote, the Negro dialect. If you're talking about ebonics, which would be the non-great-grandfather way of expressing it, Harry Reid, if you're talking about ebonics, you're right, a guy couldn't be elected speaking ebonics, but as I pointed out on last night's show, neither a guy, who is, like, Hey, do you know what we're going to do? Buford and I are going to get in the back of the truck and then we're going to -- we're going to mix us up some health care. That wouldn't -- you wouldn't be elected President with that, either. I mean --

Pat: Some would say we did, you know, George Bush.

Stu: I might vote for Buford. After that impression, I want that guy running.

Pat: Wouldn't it be great?

Stu: Could you give us a little more of that guy? This guy is fantastic.

Glenn: I've got my pretty little woman in the kitchen. She's fixing us some for for anybody who doesn't have anything to eat, you know.

Stu: Buford.

Glenn: That's what we're doing, yeah.

Stu: Buford for President.

Glenn: Yeah, you, with the stupid little tie and the pointy shoes.

Stu: What is Buford's position on, like, global warming?

Glenn: Global warming? I've got your global warming right here.

Stu: I love this guy. I told you.

Glenn: He might actually win. Global warming? Hell, I've got your global warming right here. All right.

Stu: Buford 2012.

Glenn: I'm just saying. That's all I'm saying.

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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