Mon, 25 January 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 25, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. President Obama spoke about Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in an interview with Politico. Video of the president saying that Sanders has tapped into a nerve of the Democratic voting block, but that it’s not like his own entry when he beat Hillary. Cenk thinks that Obama is definitely in favor of Clinton for the nomination. Video of Obama claiming that Hillary Clinton is a progressive that has been battle tested by the opposition. Cenk continues about how he thinks Sanders is under Obama’s skin because he’s a true Progressive who thinks he can do what Obama didn’t. Video of Obama outlining both candidates’ advantages. Polls in Iowa with one week to go until the Caucus have Sanders leading by 1% over Clinton and even more in New Hampshire. John predicts that both Sanders and Clinton will win Iowa, to make sure he’s right. On the GOP side, Donald Trump has opened up a 7 pt lead on Cruz since the last debate. Video of Cenk predicting Trump will rise 7-9 pts in TYT’s post debate coverage. Cenk gloats about his prediction coming true.
Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Talk about her appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources and the discussion vs a Tea Party supporter of Trump. Ana gives inside baseball on the segment. Videos of the debate where Ana dismantled her opponent’s argument. A Middle School student helped save a classmate having an asthma attack in the middle of the class. During the emergency, the teacher emailed the nurse, while the boy helped. His actions to save her resulted in suspension for breaking the rules. Apple is fighting for civil liberties by not offering to unlock phones for police investigations.