Tue, 23 February 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 23, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Steve Oh, Wes Clark, Jr, and Malcolm Fleschner hosting. President Obama has announced plans to remove prisoners from Gitmo and move them to U.S. Facilities. Ben Carson spoke on a Politico podcast and reassured the host that the only racism he’s experienced has come from Democrats, not Republicans. Video of Carson calling real racism being when he’s called an Uncle Tom. Ted Cruz has changed his story about how he’d deal with deporting immigrants. Video of Cruz telling Jake Tapper he would not create an enforcement force to get people out back in January. Video of Cruz telling O’Reilly that he’ll send enforcement as soon as someone’s visa has expired. Talk about why Ted has evolved to a more radical position in just 1 month.
Hour 2: Hannah Cranston, Hasan Piker, and Grace Baldridge for SCS. Dr. Luke took to Twitter to deny allegations of raping Kesha. Discussion over the judge’s decision to keep her bound to her contract with Dr. Luke. YouTuber Jusreign took to his channel to show real life reactions to him wearing a turban. Big Fredia’s concert in Mississippi was shut down in anticipation of potential twerking from the artist and concert goers. This ban was carried out under a strip club rule. The company Zenefits is dealing with out of control behavior from employees that drink and have sex in the stairwells. A 27 year old woman has a thing for used condoms. She collects many of them from friends, family, and even buys some for as much as $70.