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.

It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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