Tue, 11 August 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 11, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
John Iadarola and Jimmy Dore hosting. TYT’s coverage of Bernie Sanders’ campaign stop in Los Angeles yesterday. Sanders has also introduced a bill that would create a federal election day and that would automatically make 18 year olds able to vote on their 18th birthday. Video of Sanders speaking about the lack of healthcare rights in America. Sanders also spoke about the disastrous results of Citizens United. Video of him specifically naming the Koch Brothers as the main beneficiaries of the broken system. Jimmy is concerned with Bernie’s lack of excitement and presentation when speaking. Talk about the stark difference in response from Ferguson police toward protesters and heavily armed Oath Keepers. Two reporters from HuffPo and WaPost have finally been charged in their arrests from last year in Ferguson during the original protests, while typing at a local McDonald’s. Jimmy talks about how cops are hopped up on energy drinks and simply wanted to slap a couple of nerdy journalists around for kicks.
A frat house at Univ of Michigan is proposing to have mothers of house members serve as directors to combat the negative actions the frat boys pull off. David Beckham is firing back at a Daily Mail article that judged the fact that his 4 year old daughter was pictured sucking on a pacifier. A local morning news show host in Orlando walked off set when they began yet another ridiculous conversation about the Kardashian’s and their new rabbit named Bruce.