Leftist hypocrisy explodes amid Trump tweet

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President Trump appeared to admit yesterday that his son, Don Jr, met with Russians in Trump Tower with the intent of getting dirt on Hillary Clinton. He tweeted:

This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics - and it went nowhere. I did not know about it!

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This, of course, began to blow up the media all day yesterday because it contradicts what the administration said last year. Don Jr's statement regarding the meeting was this:

We primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children that was active and popular with American families years ago and was since ended by the Russian government, but it was not a campaign issue at the time and there was no follow up.

But was Trump's admission yesterday something we really didn't know already? We've seen the emails from Don Jr, accepting the meeting after they offered compromising information on Clinton. But it all went south when the only thing the Russians wanted to talk about was adoption and the Magnitsky Act. Whether the President actually knew about this meeting or not, we may never know. But, we know that high level members of his campaign, at least, wanted to collude… they just never got the chance. Again, as far as we know.

So really, there's nothing new here. But I did see a line in an NBC News story that got my attention. Directly after quoting the President's admission tweet, the article says this.

It is illegal for campaigns to accept help from a foreign government or from foreign nationals.

You see now that's interesting, because if that's true why haven't the senior members of the DNC, and even Hillary Clinton, been arrested yet? Because the DNC hired a foreign national, a former spy (Christopher Steele) for that matter, and that's not a problem? The Trump campaign wanted information from a foreign national (a Russian lawyer) but didn't get it. The Clinton campaign wanted information on Trump, hired a former spy from a foreign nation state, and then used that information to manipulate the FBI and the DoJ.

Out of those two scenarios, which one sounds worse? One candidate tried and failed, while the other was successful in getting compromising information - whether any of it is actually true or not is another issue - but she then used that information to try and swing the election, and the fallout is still affecting public opinion to this day.

No one's concentrating on the larger issue. How often does this kind of activity happen?

In the end, both sides were wrong. Team Trump was wrong for accepting the meeting under those conditions. Team Clinton was wrong for yet another crime that she'll inevitably never have to answer for. But no one's concentrating on the larger issue. How often does this kind of activity happen? How many foreign nationals are making money off of U.S. elections?

On the other hand, how many of our citizens are making money influencing elections in other countries? Tune in to TV tonight, only on TheBlaze, to see how wildly out of control this epidemic has become.

How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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