Yet Another Allusion To Violence Against Donald Trump – This One By Glen Beck

I suspect that this video will very soon disappear from YouTube, based upon a copyright infringement complaint by Glen Beck. 

Here’s the clip at issue from today’s radio broadcast.  You can decide for yourself at whom Beck’s allusion to stabbing someone with a knife was directed.  I’ve listened several times.  The way I hear it, the action described was aimed at Donald Trump, Beck’s hasty post-broadcast denials notwithstanding.

The polling booth is the proper place for political issues to be decided, on election day.  I’m getting very uncomfortable and more than a little concerned with the manner and direction the rhetoric has moved against Donald Trump in the right wing.  This is not good.

I do not recall  in my lifetime the low level of written and spoken calumny currently in progress regarding this campaign for the presidency.  Diana West has compiled a list of derogatory, and x-rated, terms recently published in the right-wing press to disparage Donald Trump.  The list is titled The Right’s Trump Lexicon.  I never thought I’d see material like that printed by the so-called conservative media.  It’s not fit for your kids.

About John L. Work

John Lloyd Work has taken the detective thriller genre and woven an occasional political thread throughout his books, morphing what was once considered an arena reserved for pure fiction into believable, terrifying, futuristic, true-to-life “faction”. He traveled the uniformed patrolman’s path, answering brutal domestic violence calls, high speed chases, homicides, suicides, armed robberies, breaking up bar fights, and the accompanying sporadic unpredictable moments of terror - which eventually come to all police officers, sometimes when least expected. He gradually absorbed the hard fact that the greatest danger a cop faces comes in the form of day-to-day encounters with emotionally disturbed, highly intoxicated people. Those experiences can wear a cop down, grinding on his own emotions and psyche. Prolonged exposure to the worst of people and people at their worst can soon make him believe that the world is a sewer. That police officer’s reality is a common thread throughout Work’s crime fiction books. Following his graduation from high school, Work studied music and became a professional performer, conductor and teacher. Life made a sudden, unexpected turn when, one afternoon in 1976, his cousin, who eventually became the Chief of the Ontario, California, Police Department, talked him into riding along during a patrol shift. The musician was hooked into becoming a police officer. After working for two years as a reserve officer in Southern California and in Boulder, Colorado, he joined the Longmont, Colorado Police Department. Work served there for seven years, investigating crimes as a patrolman, detective and patrol sergeant. In 1989 he joined the Adams County, Colorado Sheriff’s Office, where he soon learned that locking a criminal up inside a jail or prison does not put him out of business. As a sheriff’s detective he investigated hundreds of crimes, including eleven contract murder conspiracies which originated “inside the walls”. While serving on the Adams County North Metro Gang Task Force and as a member of the Colorado Security Threat Intelligence Network Group (STING), Work designed a seminar on how a criminal’s mind formulates his victim selection strategy. Over a period of six years he taught that class in sheriff’s academies and colleges throughout Colorado. He saw the world of crime both inside the walls and out on the streets. His final experiences in the criminal law field were with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office, where for nearly two years he investigated felonies from the defense side of the Courtroom. Twenty-two years of observing human nature at its worst, combined with watching some profound changes in America’s culture and political institutions, provided plenty of material for his first three books. A self-published author, he just finished writing his tenth thriller.
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