Fri, 26 February 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 26, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk, Jimmy, and Iadarola hosting. Melissa Harris Perry walked off of her MSNBC show after several weeks of pre-emptions. Ted Cruz’s former spokesperson, Rick Tyler, who was recently fired for circulating a fake story was just hired as an MSNBC contributor. There was a mass shooting in Hesston, Kansas. The gunman began shooting after county deputies served him a “protection from abuse” order. The order was served around 3:30 pm local time, and the shooting began around 5 pm. Video of the gunman shooting. An Iowa GOP was approved that will allow toddlers to possess firearms.
Hour 2: Sports Illustrated featured its first full figured model Ashley Graham. Model Cheryl Tiegs said that they are not sending a healthy message because it is glamorizing bigger waists. Whitey Bulger was put in solitary confinement for 30 days for masturbating. He is said to have violated a regulation that prohibits sexual activity. A study showed that parents who are more empathetic to their children suffer chronic, low grade inflammation in their cells. When their children suffer psychologically, the parents immune systems suffers as well.