Washington Post attacks Beck, O’Reilly – Gets caught in lie

Ever wonder how liberal lies against conservatives are constructed?  The insatiably lazy Eric Wemple of the Washington Post constructs such a transparently false accusation about Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly it’s worth examining just for the fun of it.

 

The claim:  Glenn Beck attempted to “thread the needle” when talking about Roland Martin and his anti-gay tweeting.

 

On the one hand: Neither Beck nor O’Reilly likes CNN analyst Martin, in part because of Martin’s politics and opinions…

On the other hand: Neither Beck nor O’Reilly wants to align himself too closely with anti-homophobia. Such a stance might not go over well with the base, plus open these guys up to charges of political correctness…

Thus, the prescription: Mock Martin personally on the air — go all ad hominem. But make explicit your lack of regard for the condemnation of homophobia.

 

Okay, so the first accusation is that Glenn wanted to bash Roland Martin personally.   I wouldn’t say that.  He called Martin an idiot for what he does publically on CNN, which is a national television network.  I don’t know if Martin is an idiot in his personal life.  I wouldn’t rule it out, but that’s not what we’re talking about.  Regardless, I won’t quibble with this part of the story, for the sake of getting to the Washington Post’s main point.

 

Essentially: Glenn said Martin shouldn’t be fired because he didn’t want to “align himself too closely with anti-homophobia”.  To put it another way, Glenn won’t say homophobia is wrong because he’s a homophobe and/or his audience are homophobes.

 

This is a complete lie, the Washington Post knows it’s a lie, and luckily for us—it’s an easily provable lie.

 

How easily?  Well, literally the very next sentence after we finished talking about the Roland Martin issue (and his bizarre obsession with ascots) Glenn said this:

 

GLENN:   There's another one that GLAAD is I think rightfully taking on, and that is the Ellen DeGeneres nonsense that's happening with J. C. Penney.

 

PAT:  I guess because she's a lesbian.

 

GLENN: Can I ask you how that affects you? How does that affect you?

 

PAT: I don’t get that one either.

 

GLENN: That doesn’t even, that doesn't make any sense…so now we’re going to ban people…listen to what that is, that’s big government fascism on the other side.

 

Glenn went on to call the campaign “dangerous”, Pat said that people “need to stop with all of this nonsense” and I said “Stop worrying about who other people hire.”  That’s Glenn Beck (and associates), criticizing a conservative group for going after Ellen DeGeneres because she’s gay.  The EXACT thing the Washington Post said Glenn would never do--and it happened exactly 62 seconds after they cut off the transcript. (O’Reilly took the same stance on the Ellen story.)

 

Then—while talking about how Ellen can defend herself, and that Martin is still an idiot, he discussed a vicious anti-gay beating in Atlanta:

 

GLENN: There's a really, really bad antigay story out there that is shocking in nature.  And nobody seems to be carrying the water for this one.  And I wonder-- because this one is real, true hatred.

 

So, within less than two minutes, you have Glenn taking the exact stand the Washington Post said he would never take, on two different issues.  Not to mention that 17 seconds before the Post begins the transcript, Glenn was saying that Martin “clearly has issues” with gays based on quotes that had been released.   Literally, the words Glenn speaks directly before the transcript is: “What is this?  1975?  You want to talk about progress?  You haven't made any progress.  I don't know where you're coming from...”  Does that sound like someone excusing homophobia?

 

To try and make this case to their readership, who they obviously regard as incredibly stupid, the Washington Post:

1)     Edits out what Glenn said in the seconds before the quote they use, which would disprove their argument.

2)     Stops their transcript one minute before Glenn does two more stories that also disprove their argument.

 

This is the state of the media today.  Not to mention—think of the mental gymnastics in use here.  This Post article takes the story of a liberal being homophobic, and cites evidence of a conservative criticizing him, to prove that conservatives are the ones who are homophobic.

 

So, why did we really not call for Roland Martin to be fired?   Penn Jillette puts it best:  More speech is better than less speech.  I don’t want any of the pathological liars that make up MSNBC’s on-air staff fired either.  Let them speak and show themselves for who they are.

 

In fact, I would argue that knowingly editing someone’s words to lie about them in the Washington Post is a far more serious issue than an insensitive tweet---but I don’t want Eric Wemple fired either.  Let him suck at his job as publicly as possible.

Also, in case you were wondering--if you hate people because they are gay, then you are an idiot.  No needle threading necessary.

Elon Musk calls Biden a 'damp sock puppet,' says the president treats Americans 'like fools'

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Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, took to Twitter on Thursday to remind President Joe Biden that he left a certain key player out of a discussion about the future of building electric vehicles in the United States.

After meeting with General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra and Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley, among others — but not including Musk — at the White House, Biden tweeted, "I meant it when I said the future was going to be made right here in America. Companies like GM and Ford are building more electric vehicles here at home than ever before."

Musk first responded by tweeting, "Starts with a T, Ends with an A, ESL in the middle."

Later in the thread, Musk seemed to agree with Twitter user Kim Paquette by tweeting: "Biden is treating the American public like fools."

Finally, Musk tweeted his pièce de résistance (at least for the day): "Biden is a damp [sock] puppet in human form."

This isn't the first time Musk has taken issue with the current administration. In December, he railed against Biden's "Build Back Better Act", saying he's deeply concerned about how the multitrillion-dollar bill would increase the national debt. In October, Musk slammed the administration's proposed tax on unrealized capital gains, warning Americans that "eventually, they run out of other people's money and then they come for you."

And who could forget Musk's spectacular Twitter spat with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass)? In case you missed it, Warren called Musk a freeloader after Time magazine named him "Person of the Year." Musk shot back with, "If you opened your eyes for 2 seconds, you would realize I will pay more taxes than any American in history this year. Don’t spend it all at once … oh wait you did already."

On his radio program Thursday, BlazeTV's Glenn Beck spoke out in Musk's defense. He praised Musk's "American spirit," noting the South African-born American entrepreneur's humble beginnings.

"Do you know that when Elon Musk and his brother launched their first company, Zip2, Elon was living in his office and he was showering at the YMCA? Did you know that? But he was in America. He's got more American spirit in him than most people I see every day. He's gone from showering at the YMCA to now mapping out a trip to Mars and he'll do it. Why? Because he has that American spirit in him."

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When Biden was given the keys to the Oval Office in January 2021, gas was $2.50 a gallon and the inflation rate was 1.4%. Today gas is at $3.32 a gallon and the inflation rate is at 7% ... and STILL RISING. These are just 12 months of numbers, but we’re clearly in a worrying decline. While the economy has opened up more post-COVID, it’s not just getting worse — we’re going IN REVERSE.

On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard (and the very top of his studio ceiling) to explain what’s happening to inflation and why it’s so hard for your family to afford basic goods and groceries. It’s not “corporate greed,” as Democrats have been telling you. The Biden administration wants to continue to spend trillions of dollars to “reinvent capitalism,” but that’s in addition to the trillions that are being pumped out IN THE SHADOWS.

Glenn exposes what the Fed has been doing behind closed doors and shows us the tidal wave that’s about to hit. He’s looked at the numbers, and they're frightening. Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” gives advice to Americans who want to protect their checking and savings accounts before it’s too late.

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The stock markets have taken a nosedive in the biggest downtrend since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. But that's nothing compared to what's coming thanks to our government's embrace of modern monetary theory, warned BlazeTV's Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It really is important that you understand what's happening to us," Glenn stated. "Modern monetary theory is truly the [fuel] ... for the great reset. It is the idea that we can print as much money and spend as much money as we want," he explained.

"Then the next step is to release the Federal Reserve digital currency and make payments by other currencies [including cryptocurrencies] illegal," he continued. "And you're seeing it happen now in real time. Why would they do this? Because you cannot print this kind of money without having absolute control over how it is spent."

Glenn broke down the steps powerful political organizations — like the Federal Reserve — will take to end currency competition and enact a Federal digital dollar, which will allow for the government to have complete control over how we spend our money.

"This is what's coming. This is coming quickly, and events will make it move faster. For instance, why is Joe Biden basically giving Ukraine to Russia? He's giving it to them. He he knows Russia's not afraid of him. Putin knows that [Biden] is not going to do anything ... neither is NATO. They're not going to do anything," Glenn said.

"It's because war resets everything. War is the best great resetter. Changes boundaries. It changes borders. It changes laws. It changes societies. It changes currencies. It changes everything. And in the end you just want the war to stop. And so you you accept whatever it is the terms are that you're going to have to live under now. We're in very, very dangerous times. The only way to survive this is to know why they are dangerous times."

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Chances are, you've noticed that many large companies have decided to become woke activists, despite the fact that alienating half your customer base is a terrible business strategy.

This woke shift isn't being driven by the usual market forces. It's the Great Reset's ESG score system at work, Glenn Beck said on "GlennTV." Under the “environmental, social, and governance” score system, companies will no longer make decisions based on what you, the consumer, want. Now, it's all about what those in power deem society should want. And it's not just businesses that are affected, he explained.

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