The Washington Post just 'ate the onion'

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There's a slang term for people who fall for satirical news. We say, of someone who fell for satire news like the Onion or Clickhole, that they "ate the onion." Typically, anyone who "eats the onion" is the object of derision. The implication is that they are too self-righteous or unhip to get the joke, or that they're getting worked up over nothing. Most of the time, the phrase refers to people on Facebook or Twitter. Well, the Washington Post ate the onion.

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In an article titled, "In honor of Trump visit, Brits launch campaign to lift 'American Idiot' to top of the charts," The Washington Post cited an article, titled "Enough Time Has Passed To Reveal George W. Bush Was The 'American Idiot' (By Billie Joe Armstrong)," with satirical Website Clickhole.com as their source.

The article itself details the outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome in England ahead of President Trump's visit, in protest of which people throughout England have begun to buy copies of Green Day's 2004 album American Idiot, all of which is actually far more ridiculous and more absurd than the Times' improper attribution. At least that was an honest mistake. What excuse do all these angry English protesters have?

Life in the age of humorless gets more interesting by the day.

An editor's note has been added to the article: "A previous version of this report included information about the meaning of "American Idiot" that was attributed to a Clickhole.com article. Clickhole.com is a satire site. The information has been removed from the story."

Life in the age of humorless gets more interesting by the day.

Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

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Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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