Wed, 2 December 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from December 02, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk, Ben, and Iadarola hosting today. A trio of mass shooters killed at least 14 people at a Social Services office in San Bernardino. Video of CBS’ Scott Pelley recapping an eyewitness’s account of what she saw. Cenk rants about the state of mass shootings in America, and how the NRA contributes to the problem. Ben updates on the current situation where cops have caught up with the suspects, hitting one.
Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. A Turkish judge has ordered an investigation into an internet meme created by a doctor that compares Erdogan to Gollum from Lord of the Rings. The heads of the country have gotten film experts to look into the meaning of Gollum to see if this is a negative comparison. Cenk laments the possibility that democracy in Turkey has died. LA cops are considering sending Dear John letters to the homes of people that solicit prostitutes, in hopes that it will deter them from continuing the practice. They identify the “johns” by scanning the license plates of cars that are in the neighborhood where prostitution happens. The health food curriculum for public school students has been bought off by a collection of food corporations, and they’re changing the teachings to say that what people eat doesn’t matter, only exercise.