On his radio broadcast today, Glenn Beck accused President Obama of lying about what was discussed during the recent meeting he held with Pope Francis, which then set off some extended lecture from Beck about the inevitable failure of socialism whenever and wherever it is tried.
Admitting that the foundational principle at the heart of socialism – give to those in need – is a Judeo-Christian principle, Beck said that it never actually works in practice. There has been plenty of religious groups that have voluntarily tried to implement it, he said, and it has always ended in starvation and disaster, but when governments try to implement socialism, it ends with millions of citizens being murdered.
And that resulted in a declaration from Beck that the Obama administration is “trying to kill all Christian thought,” because Christianity is the only thing that prevents a socialist government from murdering its citizens by the tens of thousands.
“They’re trying to kill the one thing,” Beck warned, “that stops people from saying ‘let’s kill those people and take their stuff, let’s just keep killing people until it does work,’ this administration is trying to kill that”: