Some have begun to wonder lately if Glen Beck is going over the edge. Over the last week he has slammed Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin as a “clown,” said he wants to help sneak Syrian refugees into the USA, and now is saying that tea partiers who support Donald Trump are “racists.”
As part of his ongoing personal war with the real estate mogul running for the Republican presidential nomination, Beck slammed Trump supporters during his Tuesday radio show as a bunch of racists. He began his assault by questioning whether or not anyone supporting Trump deserves to be called a true tea partier, saying, “If you were a Tea Party person, then you were lying. You were lying. It was about Barack Obama being black. It was about him being a Democrat.” He said the media has been making it look like Trump supporters are tea partiers, but he doesn’t think they are.
He went on to compare Trump to Obama, saying, “this guy is offering you many of the same things, as shallow as the same way. If you said to me that it bothered you about his past, you said to me, ‘Hey, what about his relationship with Jeremiah Wright? What about what he’s done here, here and here?’ You’re not bothered by this guy, and it’s exactly the same thing.”
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Continuing his attack on Trump’s supporters, Beck said, “Well, we can’t figure out, there’s a lot of people that we know, that we just cannot figure out. They say they were for the Tea Party, I mean, you know, I’ve had an open conversation with Sean Hannity. He is — he swears he’s a great guy, and everything else. I just disagree with him, on that. Sarah Palin is another one, who had him on the show, and just fell all over him, and just loves him. I don’t understand that.”
Beck’s latest attack is only one in a series of knocks on Trump being made by those trying to eliminate him as a viable candidate. Rush Limbaugh detailed this new tactic on his own Tuesday show, noting that Trump attackers are claiming the real estate king is offering the same airy nothingness of “hope and change” that Obama offered in 2008.
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