Wed, 30 March 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 30, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Last week Ted Cruz said there should be more police patrolling and surveillance of muslim neighborhoods, in response to the Brussels attacks. Nearly half of american voters agree with Cruz. Forty-five percent of respondents said US should start using techniques such as waterboarding to get information to take down ISIS. Public sector unions triumphed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices preserved money for organized labor unions. Because of Scalia’s death court was split 4-4 without him.
Hour 2: MSNBC is set to host a GOP town hall that has already been pre-taped. While Chris Matthews asked Trump whether women should be punished for having an abortion. Trump said he is pro-life and would punish women for having an abortion. In 1999, Trump emphasized how pro-choice he was. Microsoft released its AI bot on twitter and it turned out to be a disaster after the it analyzed human interaction on twitter to tweet out racist and sexist comments. They removed the bot from twitter after its controversial comments, but have brought it back again and this time it has returned with tweets about smoking weed in front of police officers. HBO is set to come out with a film about Anita Hill and the confirmation of Clarence Thomas. She alleged that he had sexually harassed her, and later testified about in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.