Stu blog: Someone finally asks George Soros the tough questions

CNN’s only-visible-when-we-mock-him host Fareed Zakaria is back at it again, and this time he’s not taking any crap from anyone.  Least of all George Soros, who received the single most brutal interview in the annals of journalistic history this weekend.  I thought he really pushed Soros to the brink with this non-leading-non-softball question:

ZAKARIA: So, George, Glenn Beck has been on this kick that you are actually the mastermind who is trying to bring down the American government. How do you react when you see this kind of thing?

Wow, what a difficult question.  Luckily , George is up to the challenge.

SOROS: Well, I would be amused if -- if people saw the joke in it, because what he is doing, he is projecting what FOX, what Rupert Murdoch is doing, because he has a -- a media empire that is telling the people some falsehoods and this -- and leading the government in the wrong direction.

But, you know, by accusing me of doing that, it kind of makes it rather hard to see that it's really, he is working for the man who is doing it, which is FOX News.

Do you get what has happened here?

1)      Zakaria introduces a concept of a puppet master as “truly bizarre” in the preceding segment.

2)      Soros says that the only reason Glenn says he is a puppet master is because Rupert Murdoch is a puppet master.

3)      Zakaria doesn’t follow up at all.

You see, Zakaria is too deep into the process of painting Glenn as having ‘wild and crazy theories’ to point out that his buddy George has the same ‘wild and crazy theory.’  Against all of his viewers wishes, Zakaria continues…

ZAKARIA: But it's very personal. I mean, he talks about you as a 14-year-old boy and he accuses you of -- of essentially helping to round Jews up -- you're Jewish yourself. You lost many, many people in the holocaust. How did you feel when you heard that?

How did you feel??? You get him Fareed!!! If I might suggest another way to phrase it next time:

“Ignoring the fact that he was only using your own words, and assuming the fact that Glenn Beck is completely evil and you are so truly angelic as to deserve my kneeling in front of you in worship---how do mean people make you feel when they say mean things?”

But the true journalism really kicks in during his answer.

SOROS: Well, look, FOX News makes a habit -- it has imported the methods of George Orwell, you know, newspeak, where you can tell the people falsehoods and deceive them. And you wouldn't believe that at an open society and a democracy these methods can succeed.

But, actually, they did succeed. They succeeded in Germany where the Weimar Republic collapsed and you had a -- a Nazi regime follow it. So this is a very, very dangerous way of deceiving people, and I would like people to be aware that they are being deceived.

Once again, realize what is happening here in Zakaria’s brain:

1)      Zakaria says Glenn is mean because he made a Nazi reference when talking about Soros.

2)      Soros responds by making a Nazi reference about Glenn.

How does Zakaria follow up?   Does he bother to mention that twice in two minutes Soros has done exactly the same terrible awful thing that Glenn has supposedly done?

ZAKARIA: What do you think of this broader movement of the Tea Party, of -- of what's going on on the right?

Is he even listening to his own interview?  ZERO follow up??  NOTHING?

Seriously, I would given a tougher interview while holding a garden hose pointed at a whipped-cream-covered Carrie Underwood lying on the hood of a Bugatti Veyron.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

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