Umpqua Shooting Updates, Jeb!, Trump, Obama: The Young Turks 10.2.15
Ben, Wes, and John hosting. Opening conversation about Umpqua Oregon Community College. Firetalk drop. Updates on shooting, 9 people killed, 13 weapons found, all of the guns were legally obtained by shooter, or family members. Shootings were reported to be Anti-christian. Politicians do the obligated tap-dance around the mass shootings. President Obama says thoughts and prayers aren’t enough. That doesn’t stop this from happening yet again. This has become a numb routine, Obama went on to say, and was immediately criticized for politicizing the issue. the governor of Oregon has a lackluster response. Trump agrees, but doesn’t see a solution. Jeb also agrees.
An armed vet that was on the Umpqua campus, defends his lack of action during the shooting. Panel agrees that the chances of negatively affecting an already terrible far outweigh the odds of a heroic response from a civilian conceal carrying a gun. Bill O’Reilly gets called out on being on the wrong side of the planned parenthood conversation.
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from October 2, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com