Talk show host Glenn Beck joined ABC's This Week to discuss the fracturing of the GOP during the presidential primary nominating process and as he was blaming the GOP for Donald Trump's rise by using anger and nationalism, he held up a ballot for Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Party.
1 ballot for the election to the Reichstag of the candidates of the Nazi party: Adolf Hitler, Hess, Frick, Göring, Goebbels.
George Stephanopoulos was audibly stunned after he realized what Beck had flashed on-screen and said "whoa," before asking if Beck thought Trump was Adolph Hitler.
Glenn Beck then went on to explain, in no uncertain terms, how similar Donald Trump's campaign has been to Adolph Hitler.
STEPHANOPOULOUS: Now, you're part of this "never Trump" camp. But if you listen to those callers, it sounds like the GOP splits no matter what, that there's no bridging this divide.
BECK: The GOP has one last chance to listen to the people. And the people that -- and I understand it; they're very, very angry because the GOP did not listen the first time around. They didn't listen to the Ron Paul people who were way of the curve, then the Tea Party people, and they rubbed our nose in it. And they are tired. And they have created Donald Trump.
The people are speaking clearly. And there's two ways to go: anger and nationalism, which has been done before in history.
BECK: And you can go for nationalism, you can go for anger --
STEPHANOPOULOUS: Donald Trump is Adolf Hitler?
BECK: If you look at what's happening in -- with Donald Trump and his playing to the lowest common denominator and to the anger in us, you know, Adolf Hitler, we all look at Adolf Hitler in 1940. We should look at Adolf Hitler in 1929. He was a kind of a funny kind of character that said the things that people were thinking. Where Donald Trump takes it I have absolutely no idea, but Donald Trump is a dangerous man with the things that he has been saying.
Now, the GOP is playing unbelievable games right now trying to make sure they get their way, and they're trying to go for a brokered convention. I'm against Donald Trump, but I'll tell you one thing, if he gets -- if he gets close enough and the GOP tries to play games, I won't vote for Donald Trump ever, but I will stand with his right, because the people have spoken. And what the GOP is doing is they are stirring things up because they are more afraid of Ted Cruz than they are of Donald Trump.
Whoa! Glenn Beck is sounding just like the NY Daily News front page covers.
Of course, Beck will never take any of the blame for perpetuating that anger among the GOP base of voters that has been sustained since Obama was elected.
It wasn't too long ago when he admitted to Megyn Kelly how he played a big role in tearing this country apart.
“I remember it as an awful lot of fun and that I made an awful lot of mistakes, and I wish I could go back and be more uniting in my language,” Beck said during an interview with Megyn Kelly. “I think I played a role, unfortunately, in helping tear the country apart and it's not who we are.”
Now, of course, it's all the GOP's fault for the crap he helped instigate.