You won't believe why the Twitter mob turned on Chris Rock

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First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out. Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out. Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out. Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me. And there was no one left to speak for me.

Anonymous fanatics on Twitter have influenced the media once again. The outrage mob has struck once more. This time the victim is Chris Rock. His crime? Tweeting a link to an article (about comedy) from a conservative news site.

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Chris Rock, who, as a comedian, has said his fair share of (occasionally hilarious) offensive things—in this case, he didn't say anything offensive in the slightest.

Like the Shapiro and Duplass situation, this whole outrage started with an act of comradery. The article itself is well-meaning:

"He isn't there to blow the lid off of any hot stories, or try to present his own politics as the only way," the author writes. "He simply has coffee with people he finds funny, and they discuss, well, whatever they feel like."

The mere act of mentioning this whole debacle empowers the idiocy that drives this mentality. We have to dismantle the outrage platform. How long is Twitter going to serve as the cultural gallows? More importantly, when is the power of anonymous people online going to dwindle?

How many of these forest fires of outrage have actually accomplished anything positive?

It's something I examine in Addicted to Outrage, and I think it's important that we as a culture confront the bully mentality that social media has taken, which is deeply rooted in our culture of outrage.

And, you know what, the media is to blame. If the media stopped amplifying the platform, no one would feel empowered enough to take down people, to wreck their lives—and for what? How many of these forest fires of outrage have actually accomplished anything positive? Very few. Most of them only divide our country further. And we certainly don't need that.

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."

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation, or enjoy the full interview with Dr. Ben Carson here.

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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.

Watch the video below to hear more from Ami Horowitz:

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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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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

Watch the special in full below:

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