Wed, 23 September 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from September 23, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
30% of Iowa Republicans believe that Islam should be outlawed in America. 21% said they’re not sure. Mike Huckabee went on a Conservative show where he claimed President Obama pretends to be a Christian while limiting the rights of Christians. He told another host that he doesn’t want everyone to vote, only the people that vote for him, since so many people are stupid. Jeremy Corbyn’s win to become the head of UK’s Labour Party has panned out to large numbers of people joining the Party. Cenk sees this as a worldwide trend; that Progressives are the voice of the general population. Outline of Corbyn agenda.
New research shows that more people have died while trying to take a selfie than those in a shark attack. The victims tried to take selfies in dangerous situations. A Michigan woman has received a $40K settlement from the city of Dearborn after being arrested by an officer that got irate when she didn’t tell him she is HIV positive before he touched her. A 4 year old kid was told by his teacher that he should stop writing with his left hand because it is the sign of the devil. When his mother found out, the teacher openly admitted her superstition and is being backed up by the school. Syracuse Univ has decided to suspend their Kiss Cam that is featured at football games. People complain that the tradition promotes male entitlement and unwanted kisses. Both Cenk and Ana think this restriction is ridiculous.