Fri, 18 September 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from September 18, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Cenk, John, and Jimmy hosting. Donald Trump held a townhall event yesterday where a supporter called Obama a Muslim and not an American. Video of the interaction where Trump let the hateful rhetoric slide. Video of John McCain in 2008 rejecting supporters’ claims that Obama is a scary Muslim. Trump’s spox blamed the media for trying to focus the attention on Obama, and that the real story is his war on Christianity. Talk about how Trump’s supporters words are simple fascism. When asked about the situation, Trump’s spokesperson said, “I don’t speak for Mr. Trump.” Videos of the angry response to Trump allowing the supporter to make the claims. Chris Christie said that he would correct a supporter on the matter before answering the question. Hillary Clinton called it hateful rhetoric that should’ve been repudiated.
Ana and Jaclyn Glenn replace John on the Power Panel. Bristol Palin went after President Obama for inviting Ahmed Mohamed to the WH; that his involvement encourages victimhood. AJ Plus video interviewing Iowa State college students that support Trump and detail the things they’re tired of hearing about him.