ADL's massive flip flop on Beck



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GLENN: (Laughing). So last night I'm on the set and my producers come down and some of the executives come down from, you know, the high rise down to the studio, and I can always tell by the look on their face when there's trouble. And they said New York Times is going to run a story you're an anti Semite. And I said, oh, am I? Is that what I am now? Really? I'm an anti Semite?

So here in a nutshell is just some of the highlights from the New York Times story. Stu, you want to take this?

STU: Yes, I definitely do.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: I find it interesting, especially when you're about to read this letter that they did not use, it's almost as if they either didn't even read their own article or it's hard to even understand how this occurs, but they talk about how evil you are and everything and how you're being attacked for saying things that are horrific and offensive, blah, blah blah, blah blah. But the two quotes, living two paragraphs away from each other, are particularly interesting. It says you're talking about how George Soros, his childhood and the horrible things that happened in his childhood and you say, quote: I am certainly not saying that George Soros enjoyed that, even had a choice. I mean, he's 14 years old. He was surviving. So I'm not making a judgment.

GLENN: Okay. Hang on just a second. I want you to read that again and, Pat, can you find the audio of George Soros where he says it was the best year of his life?

PAT: I'll look for it.

GLENN: I mean, I'm even giving him the credit that he didn't enjoy it, although even though he said himself it was the best year of his life. But I'm willing to say, okay, well, I'm missing some subtleties here, you know, in the Holocaust years.

STU: Yeah. I mean, you know, look



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GLENN: Life is beautiful. It's the story of life is beautiful. I'm willing to go there.

STU: So here's the quote again from you: I am certainly not saying that George Soros enjoyed that, even if he had a excuse me. I am certainly not saying that George Soros enjoyed that, even had a choice. I mean, he's 14 years old. He was surviving. So I am not making a judgment, end quote.

Then two paragraphs later from Abe Foxman attacking you saying, quote: To hold a young boy responsible for what was going on around him during the Holocaust as part of a larger effort to denigrate the man is repugnant.

Did you even see the segment? Did you see the segment? Did you read the quote or did you just take an e mail from someone else and just pop something out?

GLENN: Abe

STU: I don't understand this.

GLENN: Abe, here is what I would and I don't share personal letters, but I'm going to share yours because this I find absolutely incredible from the Anti Defamation League. ADL and we never mentioned this on the air. ADL sent a direct mail piece before the elections out to their supporters, and in that direct mail piece they identified me as a guy making anti Semitic comments. I never once said anything on the air. But we did bring it up to the ADL and say, uh, hello. Can you name those anti Semitic comments, please? Hello.

We received this letter: Dear Glenn, a direct mail piece recently sent to some ADL supporters around the country inadvertently misidentified you on the list of celebrities that had made anti Semitic statements over the past year. This was clearly a mistake and we deeply regret that your name was included in the mailing which was produced by an independent third party contractor. I hope you will accept my personal responsibility my personal apologies.

He could have ended the letter there, but he didn't. "Even though we may disagree from time to time, I know that you are a friend of the Jewish people and a friend of Israel. Sincerely, Abe Foxman, national director of the ADL."

PAT: Okay, but that was what? 1993?

GLENN: It was October 22nd, 2010. So it was way

PAT: Way, way, way back.

GLENN: You've got to go into the time machine.

PAT: Last month.

GLENN: Way back.

PAT: Way back to late last month to get that.

GLENN: That letter is they didn't find any relevance in that at all. That letter was not included in the New York Times. It is on the front page of TheBlaze.com today.

PAT: Of course they didn't include it.

STU: Unbelievable.

PAT: Because if the New York Times includes that story, they don't have a story!

STU: Yep, don't have a story. They have to

PAT: There is not a thing they can say about it.

STU: Yeah. They just have to not post something.

PAT: Something.

STU: I mean, they are certainly not going to the point of proving that this is an obviously political, an obviously political attack.

GLENN: Here's the thing.

PAT: It's a hack job.

GLENN: Here's the thing.

STU: Horrible.

 

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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The former ambassador to Russia under the Obama Administration, Michael McFaul, came up with "7 Pillars of Color Revolution," a list of seven steps needed to incite the type of revolution used to upend Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Georgia in the past two decades. On his TV special this week, Glenn Beck broke down the seven steps and showed how they're happening right now in America.

Here are McFaul's seven steps:

1. Semi-autocratic regime (not fully autocratic) – provides opportunity to call incumbent leader "fascist"

2. Appearance of unpopular president or incumbent leader

3. United and organized opposition – Antifa, BLM

4. Effective system to convince the public (well before the election) of voter fraud

5. Compliant media to push voter fraud narrative

6. Political opposition organization able to mobilize "thousands to millions in the streets"

7. Division among military and police


Glenn explained each "pillar," offering examples and evidence of how the Obama administration laid out the plan for an Eastern European style revolution in order to completely upend the American system.

Last month, McFaul made a obvious attempt to downplay his "color revolutions" plan with the following tweet:

Two weeks later, he appeared to celebrate step seven of his plan in this now-deleted tweet:



As Glenn explains in this clip, the Obama administration's "7 Pillars of Color Revolution" are all playing out – just weeks before President Donald Trump takes on Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November election.

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