Wed, 17 February 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 17, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ronald Reagan comments on filling Supreme Court Justices. Today’s Republicans say the nomination should be made by the next President. Video of Ronald Reagan on SCOTUS nominations. Jeb Bush is receiving backlash for tweeting a picture showing what he thinks defines America. The tweet is captioned “America” and shows a picture of a gun reading, “Gov. Jeb Bush.” Video of a Jeb Bush ad where he chest bumps George W. Bush. It looks like Jeb is trying to prove he is “tougher” and “cooler” than everyone thinks he is. People are saying Marco Rubio laughed when someone yelled out “Waterboard Hillary!” during a campaign rally. It is difficult to actually hear what the supporter actually yelled out, so there is a possibility Rubio didn’t hear him clearly. Video of Rubio supporter yelling “waterboard Hillary.” Video of Hillary Clinton supporter telling Hillary he wants to strangle Carly Fiorina.
Hour 2: Cenk and Ana hosting. Tomi Lahren aired a segment criticizing Beyonce’s performance during the Superbowl. Charlamagne tha God was invited to Tomi’s show after he named her the “Donkey of the Day.” Tomi debated with Charlamagne about why Beyonce’s performance wasn’t as empowering to the black community as everyone thinks. Video of Charlamagne explaining why he criticized Tomi. Video of Tomi’s final thoughts. Video of Tomi calling the Black Panther’s a terrorist organization. A woman was put in solitary confinement because of an argument over who should clean a jailhouse shower. After two years of solitary confinement, and another year in jail she was put to trial and found not guilty. US Marshals arrested Paul Aker for not paying a $1,500 student loan he took out almost 30 years ago. He was taken to federal court, where he was forced to sign a payment plan. Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend carved their names into the rocks of Sedona, Arizona’s national parks. They are facing charges for violating a federal law against damaging a natural feature of the park.