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Glenn Beck: ‘I think I played a role, unfortunately, in helping tear the country apart’

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

Glenn Beck made a candid admission Tuesday night.

During an appearance on Fox News’ “The Kelly File,” the former Fox News host reflected on his time at the network.

“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  because I think I played a role, unfortunately, in helping tear the country apart,” he told host Megyn Kelly. “And it’s not who we are. I didn’t realize how really fragile the people were. I thought we were kind of a little more in it together.”

“And now I look back and I realize if we could have talked about the uniting principles a little more, instead of just the problems, I think I would look back on it a little more fondly,” he continued. “But that’s only my role.”

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