Mon, 22 February 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 22, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ben and Elliot hosting. Jeb Bush suspended his presidential campaign in South Carolina on Saturday night . Video of Jeb Bush announcing he is dropping out. Video of Jeb Bush moments. Donald Trump cited the story of Gen. John Pershing, who dipped bullets in pigs’ blood to execute Muslim prisoners, while speaking at a rally in South Carolina. Video of Trump telling the story. There is no proof that demonstrates that this story is actually true.
Hour 2: Ben, Cenk, and Hannah hosting. Ted Cruz fired his communications director after the campaign inaccurately suggested Rubio had disparaged the Bible. Jason Brian Dalton drove around Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday night and opened fire on unsuspecting victims. In between shootings, he picked up and dropped off passengers for Uber. He was charged with 6 counts of murder, 2 counts of assault with intent to murder and 8 firearms violations. A judge ruled on Friday that Kesha could not be released from a contract with Dr. Luke until she released 6 more albums with him, despite her claims that he sexually assaulted her. Several celebrities and have come out to support her with the #FreeKesha movement. A Yelp customer service employee wrote an open letter to the CEO of Yelp about not being able to afford food because she isn’t being paid a living wage in San Francisco. She was fired shortly after posting the letter. A lesbian couple was offended by a chef at Asahi Japanese Steakhouse during their Valentine’s dinner date. The chef told them, “I know it’s legal, but it’s a waste not to have a man.” He later told them, “If you guys are having trouble in the bedroom, you can always bring me to heat things up.” A man in Palm Beach took a struggling shark out of the water to take a selfie with it. Video of man grabbing the shark.