Tue, 14 July 2015
The Young Turks - 7.14.15: Iran Nuclear Deal, Police Taser Woman Having Seizure, Military Transgenders & Gay Scout Masters
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from July 14, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk hosting. We have struck a deal with Iran over their nuclear program and Conservatives are losing their minds. Videos of President Obama speaking about how great the deal is and how it will prevent war and their development of a nuclear bomb. Cenk supports the deal. He sifts through Richard Engel’s reporting about the potential downsides of the deal, that it could worsen the bad blood that already exists between ISIS and Iran. Benjamin Netanyahu called the deal a historic mistake. Video of his comments filled with lies, fear mongering, and violent rhetoric. Videos of Tom Cotton making up reasons that the deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear program. Glenn Beck compared this agreement to Neville Chamberlain’s decision, among other statements dripping with irony.
Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A teacher has been sentenced to to 22 years in prison for a sexual relationship with an underaged student. Cenk thinks she should get help, but no jail time, while Ana thinks she needs some jail time, but not 22 years. Alabama Police at a hip hop concert tasered a young girl that was experiencing a seizure. When her mother showed up to help, she was also tased and arrested. Officials are working to lift the military ban on transgender Americans to join. The Boy Scouts have decided to possibly lift a ban on gay employees.