Recent Yale study proves the left's racist outrage is an act of projection

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The identity politics of the left would have you believe that white conservatives are terrible racists, attacking minorities at every chance. Ever notice how the left treats minorities who refuse to be part of the left? It's pretty nasty. Some would even call it, I don't know, racist, maybe? For quite some time, this fair-weather advocacy has led many of conservatives to doubt whether the left means what they say, and that maybe, all these times they've called people racist for no reason at all, maybe they were the actual racists.

A new study from Yale suggests that "white Americans who hold liberal socio-political views tend to downplay their own verbal competence in exchanges with racial minorities, compared to how other white Americans act in such exchanges," that they "use language that makes them appear less competent in an effort to get along with racial minorities."

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In other words, they think minorities are too stupid to understand them. Wow. Condescending. In a word: racist.

The study appeared in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, a reputable, far-reaching academic journal, yet—surprise, surprise—the media has been mostly silent about it.

The authors set up a "series of experiments in which white participants were asked to respond to a hypothetical or presumed-real interaction partner. For half of these participants, their partner was given a stereotypically white name (such as 'Emily'); for the other half, their partner was given a stereotypically black name (such as 'Lakisha'). Participants were asked to select from a list of words for an email to their partner. For some studies, this email was for a work-related task; for others, this email was simply to introduce themselves. Each word had been previously scored on how warm or competent it appears. The word 'sad,' for example, scored low for both warmth and competence.

'Melancholy,' on the other hand, scored high for competence and low on warmth."

Call it the bigotry of low expectations. You can even call it racism, because it is.

The authors found a correlation between this dumbing-down tactic and respondents' political leanings.

"It was kind of an unpleasant surprise to see this subtle but persistent effect," Dupree says. "Even if it's ultimately well-intentioned, it could be seen as patronizing."

The condescending tactic extends to left-leaning politicians as well:

Democratic candidates used fewer competence-related words in speeches delivered to mostly minority audiences than they did in speeches delivered to mostly white audiences.

Call it the bigotry of low expectations. You can even call it racism, because it is. It's also proof that the left's "You're a racist!" tactic is an act of delusion, an act of projection, and hopefully studies like this will continue to drain it of power so that we can get back to having productive conversations with one another.

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) may say he's all about advocating for the common good, but during his more than 30 years in "public service," the socialist senator has been more adept at promoting his own bottom line.

Investigative journalist and best-selling author, Peter Schweizer, joined Glenn Beck in the studio Friday to discuss his new book, "Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Political Elite," and to break downs how Sanders has become the very model of the corrupt socialist leader who becomes wealthy at the expense of the citizens they are elected to serve.

"It's a major problem for Bernie Sanders," Schweizer said. "He's turned socialism into a profession that has generated a lot of money to his family."

"Isn't that what always happens?" Glenn asked. "I mean, everybody in charge of a socialist country, they walk away with billions, in some cases, and the people are left starving."

"Yes, that's exactly right," agreed Schweizer. "It is a racket for Bernie Sanders. And the sort of austere image that he presents —kind of the John the Baptist of the progressive movement — it's simply not true."

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By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

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