Beck On Obama's Passover Statement: "Why Don't You Just ... Punch The Jewish People In The Face"
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From the April 19 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Glenn Beck Program:
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GLENN BECK (host): We have some amazing stories for you coming out of the Middle East. The president yesterday gave a statement on Passover, which I think is amazing. Why don't you just close the fist and punch the Jewish people in the face?
He says, "Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus." He said, "it instructs each generation to remember its past, while appreciating the beauty of freedom and the responsibility it entails. This year's ancient instruction is reflected in the daily headlines as we see modern stories of social transformation and liberation unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa."
PAT GRAY (co-host): You mean the same places where they're threatening Israel with war and to wipe them off the face of the earth?
BECK: Yeah, that's the message we should get on Passover. That those people who are threatening to annihilate Israel and the Jewish people are revolting, and they're gaining power, and they're declaring freedom.
GRAY: What a bizarre, what a bizarre thing to say.
BECK: You know what that is? Hey this Easter, I think it is important to realize that Jesus, you know, the story's to show you that you can conquer death. That there is life after you've been crucified, and I think that all Christians should understand that there is life after being crucified. They tried to crucify Planned Parenthood, and there is life after that, and that's really the message that I think Christians should get. I mean it's almost that bad. I mean, it's amazing to me, amazing.