Wed, 24 February 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 24, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. Trump won the Nevada caucus. He won the majority of the Latino vote. Video of Cenk predicting Trump will win Nevada by 21 points. Video of Trump’s victory speech in Nevada. What happened in Nevada wasn’t good for Bernie, but since then he has been doing better. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus was attacked in a Washington Post editorial for supporting whoever the Republican nominee is, even if it is Trump. Video of Priebus responding to accusations. Video of Chris Matthews criticizing GOP for not forcing an establishment candidate. Audio of Mika Brzenzinski and Joe Scarborough having a friendly and supportive conversation with Trump during one of the breaks at Trump’s town hall.
Hour 2: Ana and Cenk hosting. Pictures are emerging of people dressing as members of the KKK in Nevada during the Republican caucus. Some say they are Trump supporters, but it could also be supporters of a different group trying to make Trump supporters look worse than they already do. According to a YouGOv survey, nearly 20% of Trump supporters disapprove of Lincoln’s executive order to free slaves. Public colleges and universities in Texas will allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus. The advice the University of Houston gave students in order to avoid gun violence on campus was to avoid talking about controversial topics with others. NYU found traces of bath salts in more than 40 percent of ecstasy users who reported never taking them.