Glenn Beck: Mel Gibson - racist



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GLENN: Is it curious to anyone that MSNBC and the mainstream media are nonstop on Mel Gibson's racism. Is this a surprise to anyone? I mean, I gave him the benefit of the doubt and I'm like, okay, the guy is completely out of control alcoholic, deep, deep psychological problems the first time. And then he went to rehab and I'm like, okay. Because you want to like Mel Gibson. You're like, okay, all right, maybe he's better now, and you kind of kept your fingers crossed but you wouldn't leave any of your friends or your children alone with him? And so you just kind of went along with it. Then the next outburst happened. I don't remember what it — oh, it was the guy when he was promoting this new movie and he just was like, just angry again. And I'm like, this guy is out of control. I haven't seen a Mel Gibson movie in a long time because you know who the guy is. Now there is this videotape of Mel Gibson where he has threatened to kill his girlfriend and he calls her the N word and I mean, he's a racist, he is a raging lunatic. Okay, so I got it, I got it. Now, how does this affect my life? See, the racism, the institutional racism that is happening now does affect your life. Once you have the message that he is a racist — because racism does exist and Mel Gibson is one.

STU: This is an unbelievable story. He's caught on tape saying the craziest crap I've ever heard.

GLENN: Didn't that happen last time?

STU: It's not shocking but still when a celebrity gets caught in something like that, I mean, jeez.

GLENN: Correct, correct. But running it 24/7 as opposed to —

PAT: The Black Panthers.

GLENN: "I want to kill all white babies."

STU: Yes, yes.

PAT: And maybe back to back. Maybe show racism in America, here's one side of it, here's the other side of it.

GLENN: Yeah. But not exclusively.

STU: No.

GLENN: Not exclusively. They are not running the Black Panthers story.

PAT: Wow.

GLENN: And yet they are running the Mel Gibson story.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: And the Mel Gibson story is a story, and he is a racist. I mean, there's no way to defend the guy. Which sucks because now all those great movies have been wrecked forever in my head. Not a good guy. But I don't understand the exclusivity of it.

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Protests following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr quickly devolved into violence, rioting, and looting in Philadelphia, and BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer was there to document what the mainstream media won't. But while filming the carnage inside a Five Below on Tuesday, Elijah was surrounded and attacked by looters.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to detail his experience and to explain why mainstream media efforts to downplay the violence just show that independent media has never been more important.

"Unfortunately, [the attack] escalated from one person to about a dozen very quickly," Elijah explained. "I'm actually really happy to be alive. Because in that same shopping center, right there, there was a 15-year-old girl who was shot, according to reports. And I heard multiple gunshots throughout the night. Another individual is reported to have heard a gunshot as well, so we try to confirm. I watched people get pummeled beyond belief."

Glenn asked Elijah to respond to mainstream media claims that conservatives are exaggerating the looting and violence in Philadelphia.

"It's so funny to hear people that aren't there try to counter what we're reporting," Elijah replied.

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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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