Glenn Beck is one weird dude.
If you don’t already know that, then you best spend a few minutes Googling before continuing to read this.
Despite his weirdness, which often masquerades as bizarre conspiracy theory worship, Beck has been pretty consistent in his principled opposition to Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for President.
Beck, who had been a strong supporter of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the GOP primary has since turned on Cruz due to the his shocking decision to announce that he would fall in line and vote for Trump.
But it is now in the aftermath of mass GOP defections from the Trump train after the release of a 2005 videotape that shows Trump using sexist language that actively condones sexual assault, that Beck has really started to feel the heat from Conservatives.
Breitbart is roasting him due to a statement he posted on his Facebook page that pretty clearly says that the election of Hillary Clinton would be an acceptable alternative to the ushering in of President Trump.
Yes, this is the same guy that once did this on national tv.
We can’t believe it either.
Anyway, here is Beck’s full post he made to Facebook that has Trumpers up in arms:
“Every person, each of us must decide what is a bridge too far.
Mike Lee has obviously reached that point, where the moral compromise his party is asking him to make is simply beyond what is acceptable.
It is not acceptable to ask a moral, dignified man to cast his vote to help elect an immoral man who is absent decency or dignity.
If the consequence of standing against Trump and for principles is indeed the election of Hillary Clinton, so be it. At least it is a moral, ethical choice.
If she is elected, the world does not end…. Once elected, Hillary can be fought. Her tactics are blatant and juvenile, and battling her by means of political and procedural maneuvering or through the media , through public marches and online articles, all of that will be moral, worthy of man of principal.
Her nominees can be blocked, her proposed laws voted down.
The alternative does not offer a moral person the same opportunity. If one helps to elect an immoral man to the highest office, then one is merely validating his immorality, lewdness, and depravity.
But it’s OK, at least it is not her! Right??
Lee’s call for Trump to step down and withdraw from the race is respectful to him and to the process.
Trump stepping down does not guarantee a Clinton win, but it does guarantee that the Republican party still stands for something, still allows its members to maintain thier own self respect and that it still has a future.”
Somebody give Beck a round of applause.
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