Glenn Beck explained Wednesday on The Glenn Beck Radio Program what he believes to be President Barack Obama's motivation behind taking in a large number of Muslim refugees.
"Anyone remember when the president said that he wanted to diversify our neighborhoods?" Beck asked.
The Obama administration determined over the summer that housing in the U.S. needed to be diversified, according to a recent Housing and Urban Development rule. The policy calls on cities to analyze their housing patterns for racial and ethnic biases, as well as "patterns of segregation" every few years.
Many of the president's rivals criticized the HUD policy, claiming it was an executive overreach seeking to create "unrealistic utopias."
"Everybody said, 'He's trying to develop some sort of utopia. I mean, you can't manufacture our neighborhoods. What are you doing?' And he said, 'We need to have our neighborhoods much more diverse. We need America to be a much more diverse nation,'" Beck recounted.
Beck went on to suggest that the government sees accepting an influx of Muslim refugees from the Middle East to be the "perfect way" to make the U.S. "much more diverse" because the State Department — in association with nine other agencies — determines where the refugees will be placed.
"Every week, representatives of each of these nine agencies meet to review the biographic information and other case records sent by the overseas Resettlement Support Centers to determine where a refugee will be resettled in the United States" the State Department's policy reads.
According to Beck, the federal government is deciding where the incoming refugees will be placed because the president is attempting to make the country "more diverse."
"If America was more diverse, if we had more Muslims here, then America wouldn't be so hateful of Muslims — that's the way he thinks," Beck said. "He really believes he's ... above the American people."
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