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e war room, everybody. have a great night. don't forget to send us your good stuff. see you tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to the "the young turks," everybody. tonight on the program we're going to talk about the culture of hate. >> officials are treating the shooting as a case of domestic terrorism, and page might have ties to white supremacists. >> cenk: now where did that come from? who is breeding that kind of hate in america? we're going to discuss that in a minute. then later how many massacres is it going to take for us to do something about gun control? and then a little lighter but here comes fox news again attacking one of our olympians and the entire olympic team again. >> what we're seeing is this kind of soft anti-american feeling that americans can't
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show our exceptionalism. >> cenk: why in the world do they think that about the olympics? who can figure out the minds of the lunatics on fox. we'll try later on in the program. then finally, what happened? i thought big government couldn't do anything right. >> touchdown confirmed. [ cheering ] >> cenk: we landed on friggin' mars. that was the government. this is the "the young turks." it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: another day normas kerr. how many of these do we have to see? well, this one appears to have been driven by heat. hate. we've got a young guy who
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appears to be a skin head, some neo-nazi, wade michael page. he was discharged honorably from the army after six years of patterns of misconducted. a frustrated neo-nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band and used a 9-millimeter pistol. we're talk to someone who has been tracking him for over ten years. they knew about this guy, he was a lower level guy but he went ballistic in this case. here are some groups who participate in this white power hate music as they call it. we don't know that this guy was part of these groups. some of the ones that are being shown here are called "blue eye blue-eyed
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devils intimidation one and they're all hard to tell them apart because they all look like skin heads. this has been around for a while. it's not borne out of the fear and hatred sown by the right wing, but some of it is. this is from fox nation. every single story gets seven different adjectives that you can pick. they do it with every story. they could be offensive cool, inspiring, crazy the audience, when told about this shooting, picked inspireing by 2-1 margin over scary. and crazy was a distant third. inspiring. that's not fox new's fault but that is their audience. why is that scary. gee, i wonder why they're going there in the first place.
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it's not just fox news and other conservative commentators, but their applications well. peter king has been doing an endless series much meetings on so-called muslim extremism inside of the united states. he doesn't talk about any other form of extremism. he doesn't care about the right wing groups. he doesn't hold hearings on them. only on muslims. i wonder where the hatred comes from. >> al-qaeda is recruiting within the muslim-american community. theal-qaeda is changing tactics. i want to show the extent of the radicalism. how can we detect it. what are they afraid of? what are they hiding from? >> cenk: no, no, congressman king. they're not not attacking you. you're attacking them. we have to look inside the muslim community. we have to look inside the muslim community.
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these are the guys attacking us. wouldn't it be nice if someone attacked them? why didn't you do right wing extremism. did you know there is more right wing extremeist attacks with the exception of 9/11 than there are muslim extremist attacks? year inner year out where is your hearing on that, congressman king. golly gee, i wonder how it happened. there is more of this madness from michelle bachmann. >> it appears there has been deep penetration in the halls of our united states government by the muslim brotherhood. the muslim brotherhood has found to be an unindicted coconspirator on terrorism cases. yet it appears there are individuals who are associated with the muslim brotherhood who have positions very sensitive positions of our department of
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justice, department of homeland security, and potentially even in the national intelligence agency. i'm calling upon the justice department of these you various departments to investigate through the inspector general to see who these people are and what access they have to our information. >> cenk: now look, i know that a lot of this muslim hatred paranoia fear started after 9/11. now it existed before, and obviously it got a huge boost after 9/11. muslims have been attacked, some sikhs were attacked. one poor guy was beat by lead pipes by a bunch of guys who thought they had found bin laden. yeah bin laden is hanging out at a grocery store. yeah, we have an idiot we got a guy who it in a turban. you're going to do a shooting and you don't even know if they're muslim or not? as if targeting muslims is okay.
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the thing is, it's not okay. they drive 9/11 and they use it for fuel for their hatred. it's not just the politicians. it's seven different foundations that are giving money to this anti-muslim hatred. do you know how much money they've give? $42.6 million to seven different foundations to do this different kind of anti-muslim propaganda. you use this kind of money fear mongering against anybody, and you think there is not going to be crazy people who say yeah let's go get 'em. what is the result? 1,712 anti-islamic incidents. 1,712. against sikhs hate crimes? these idiots--this particular brand of idiot it's, 11 violent attacks since 9/11 thinking they're muslim when they're not of course. one attack involved a center
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called godinde. the idiots who attacked thought it said go bin laden. they can't even read. this was at a sikh center. i know it doesn't make better if it's sikhs muslims, but it shows you how painfully stupid they are. when they're fed this propaganda of hatred, what do you think somebody that stupid is going to do? they're going to do something like this. then today as if all this was not enough--i don't know if you heard about it--a mosque in southwest missouri has burned down. they've been trying to burn it down for quite awhile, the right wing groups who have been attacking it. they've never been caught. they got hit with arson in 2008 and several times since then. well, this time it was successful. in the middle of the night they burned it to the ground, attack after attack. this is getting a lot of
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coverage, but at the same time what would have happened if a muslim went into a church and killed seven people, injured three others--wall to wall. the cops appear to be calling this an act of domestic terrorism, which it absolutely is. it's not just the issue of muslims. it's not just the issue of hate groups on race or religion. they do this in regards to planned parenthood with similar results. just now representative pitman said this about planned parenthood. i never will agree to give that bloody indecent i am more organization one penny. i will not be satisfied until it is outlawed. getting wealthy on murder for hire. he says deals out nothing but deception, death, moral
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degradation. how many attacks have there been on abortion clinics and planned parenthood requested since 19,776,100 violent acts. you call somebody the baby killer, look at that, they shot him. and then you go and say planned parenthooded these are all wild coincidences of the conservative spreading hate in this county, would it? earlier we talked to hidy--the intelligence director at southern poverty law center. i asked her how the department of homeland security doing? have they devoted enough resources to go after right wing extremists? >> we've been on record some time criticizing the department of homeland security for gutting it's right wing extremist intelligence unit. this is something they did after
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putting out a report warning of right wing extremeism in 2009 and they backed away from doing this kind of work. that's a big problem. the department of homeland security can collect intelligence on extremist groups but the fbi can't. they can't look at extremists like wade page until they have an open page or think they're going to commit some acts of violence. that's a big problem for us, and we've been heavily critical of the department of that. >> do you have a sense of scale in crimes done by right wing extremist groups that we're not devoting resources to the department of homeland security as opposed to muslim extremist groups. >> there have been dozens of domestic terrorist with toes
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with extremeist racial views or anti-government views. not enough resources or effort was put on this issue under bush they acted as though the only terrorism happened was animal rights extremists, which is false. we need to be worried about al-qaeda, but we need to be worried about only grown terrorist who commit these acts with some regularity is. >> cenk: what has happened under the obama administration? more of the same. every year over the last 15 years with the office and notable and very important exception of 2001 there has been more attacks from right wing extremists more violent acts then from islamic extremists. did you know that the department of homeland security has 25 agents working on islamic extremist. they only have one working on right wing extremism. it used to be six but in 2009 when the department put out a memo that talked about right
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wing extremeism current economic and political climate fueling resurgence in recruitment, what happened? rush limbaugh fox news, etc. attacked. how could you do this! how dare you investigate the right wing, you will back down, and they did. this the lowered the number of agents from six to one. and guess what, right wing extremist attacks against abortion providers, against muslims, against jews, and against everyone else, it keeps going and going. and by wait, if that wasn't enough they threw in a ton of weaponry and said, have at it, hoss and then we get master aftermassacreafter massacre. it's sickening. when we come back, we'll talk about the guns. how many massacres, how many does it take before we do any begun control? is it infinite? are there no limits of how many massacres we have in this country before we do a single
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thing about gun control? we'll have more on that when we come back. >> we're survivorrers of the tucson shooting. >> our leaders gave us a moment of silence. >> but they have not given us >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. do you share the sense of outrage that they're doing this, this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa.
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i think we are. all right. so, let's talk about gun control or the lack there of. do you know since 1982 there is been 57 mass shootings in america. 57. now, how about wisconsin where this shooting happened. there have been five mass shootings since 2004. that leads you to the question how many massacres does it take before we do anything about gun control? are there no limits? could there be instead of five, 15 massacres in wisconsin? could there be 25 instead of over an eight year period could it be over an one-year period. is there no limit? it appears there isn't. every time one of these things happens our politicians come out and say how they have deep-felt sorrow and they are about to do something about this except they don't do a damn thing. we've heard it all before. watch for yourself. >> perhaps now america would
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wake up to the dimensions of this challenge. if it could happen in place like littleton, and if we could prevent this from happening again. >> we're going to get to the bottom of this. we'll get through this. >> we may never understand what leads anyone to terrorize their fellow human beings like this. such violence, such evil is senseless. it's beyond reason. >> but we do know how evil is overcome. we're seeing that greater power today. >> i think all of us recognize that these kinds of terrible tragic events are occurring at regularity for us not to examine some ways to reduce violence.
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>> cenk: yet we have done no such thing. we have not looked at since columbine at any new gun restrictions any reasonable regular gasregulation on guns. soul searching soul searching? what do we find in that soul? if you ask the motions they haven't done anything. the democrats are scared and the republicans love this. yeah nra. this will strife nor gun sails because people will be so scared out of their minds. there is one group fighting back, mayors against illegal guns. they've put out a powerful ad about the last shooting. it came out this morning morningering coincidentally. >> a mother. >> a teacher. >> we're survivers of the tucson shooting. >> our leaders have given us moment of silence. >> but they haven't given us a plan. >> we demand a plan. >> 48,000 americans will be
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murdered with guns during the next president's term. >> that's three aurora shootings every day. >> we needless violence. >> and more courage. >> demand a plan. >> cenk: damn straight. right now there is no plan whatsoever. now this happened in wisconsin. they recently had an election in wisconsin. and governor walker was saying he would take your guns away. oh, my god, you might not be able to shoot more people if a democrat wins. which i don't believe any way. you probably could shoot just as many people. but this is an ad that walker was running in this state. >> this is your freedom. this is your freedom if tom barrett gets a chanc your gun rights. any questions? >> cenk: yeah, i've got a lot of questions. how many people keep voting for these guys who say yeah, yeah, more guns, more guns! at what point do you get sick of all the death? you know, we had a
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correspondence a vanguard correspondent who went to wisconsin to open--you know in wisconsin its perfectly legal to do open care. just walk around like the okay corral. you have the guns out there your ozies, walking around like it's the wild, wild west. when chris asked someone at the picnic why are you carrying around all these guns. >> are you concerned that obama is going to take your guns away? >> absolutely. absolutely. and constitutionally we have the right to carry all of this at any time we want and where we want. >> cenk: that is a million% untrue. they always say, did you read the second amendment. conservative right wing lunatics, i have a question for you. did you ever read the second amendment we'll put it up for you. a well regulated militia being
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necessary to the security of a free state the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. you see the first part of that sentence is a qualifier. a well regulated militia being necessary. it doesn't mean you grab a gun whenever you like. you know why they wrote this? i read the history of it today. they're fighting the different indian groups, the cherokees etc. they say we need a well-regulated militia in case the army is not you have to snuff, if we need more drops. then you have a militia that is well organized they grab the guns and join the fight. are we still fighting the cherokee, is that what is going on? back then they had muskets they didn't have ar-15. your stupid rationale, i have the right to bear arms. i can get a nuke, i could have a
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bazooka and a flame thrower and i carry it wherever i like because we have lost our minds on guns. it's a well regulated militia. it didn't mean that you could grab a nuke and an oozi and shoot up area neighbors. read the goddamn amendment. when we come back, governor of pennsylvania. we're going to have a very interesting conversation with him about politics, too. >> all of this attack may be hurting the president's brand a little bit too. i think our supporters went a little bit too far with the business.
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right we're back on "the young turks." we're going to does a little politics. mitt romney is basically bragging about winning the bribery awards. he got bribed to the tune of $101 million. and president obama could only raise $75 million. congratulations to mitt romney for being bribed more efficiently. and the rest of the news media celebrates this as if it's a victory for mitt romney. look at this, he has sold out to his huge donors better than president obama did. in fact, he has been outraising the president, which is unprecedented for three state straight months. when you look at the contribution, mitt romney says they're all small donors. 94% of the donors who gave me money gave me less than $250. they may be 94% of the donor but they're not 94% of the money.
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they're only 25 there's of the money. $75 million came from larger donors. did you know that only 19 6 contributers gave 86% of the super pac money that is so heavily buying our election, just 196 guys. that's it. they're the ones who influence almost everything. gee, i wonder if they want anything in return. of course, four of the top five donors republicans including sheldon adelson, harold simmons bob perry and peter thiel--of course. now meanwhile in this particular race and how it's going. you know harry reid came out and said mitt romney did not pay taxes for ten straight years according to a source of his at bain capital. now the republicans are on the warpath on this. here is the head of the rnc on this issue. >> as far as harry reid is concerned, listen, i know you might want to go down that road.
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i'm not going to respond to a dirty liar who hasn't filed a single page of tax returns himself, complains about people with money but lives in the ritz-carlton down the street. if that's on the agenda, i'm not going to go there. this is just a made-up issue and the fact that we're going to spend an any time talking about it-- >> you say you're not going to respond. you just called him a dirty liar. you think harry reid is a dirty liar. >> i just said it. >> cenk: i love it. harry reid is a dirty liar because he has no evidence backing up his claims--that's what they say. what about someone who says, he isn't working at bain capital but there is evidence of it. wouldn't that make a dirty liar, too. >> we can put all this stuff to rest tomorrow. mitt romney can go to kin co-s. he can photo cop copy his taxes.
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he can hand them out to cnn and reporters all over the country. we wouldn't talk about this tomorrow. >> cenk: all right, you know what, i would like to use the words of mitt romney and say hey, mitt, if you want to solve this tax issue put up or shut up. show us the tax returns. otherwise we have to believe that obviously you're trying to avoid taxes by keeping them in the cayman island bermuda switzerland, etc. did you pay taxes some of those years. i would bet a lot of money that you didn't pay taxes some of those years. we have with us former governor of philadelphia and a counter author of "a nation of wusses." ed rendell. it's been a long time. great to have you with us. >> nice to talk with you cenk. interestingly, one of the chapters of my book is devoted
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to the gun issue. no one with the exception of president clinton and the assault weapons ban, no one has had the courage to confront this issue. the ironry of it is that it's not that hard of an issue to confront. we're all scared of the nra. we don't realize that the american people have common sense. did you see the recent cap poll where 71% of gun owners and nra members believe that no one should get a gun without a background check? meaning that they're all in favor of doing away with the gun show loophole, for example. that's gun owners and nra members. that's not counting the rest of us. i think right now a politician stood up and said, i want two laws passed. one banning possession or ownership of an assault rifle any sort of auto okay or semiautomatic rifle that only has one purpose to kill as many
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people as possible. if those two things were put before the american people, they would vote for them 70% in my adjustment. >> cenk: while i totally agree with that sentiment, let me disagree with the premise of the book two ways. it's a nation of wusses. i don't think so. it's just the politician. >> the sub title said american leaders lost the guts to-- >> cenk: it goes to the heart of what i'm saying here. it's not that the leaders have lost their courage let alone the people. it's just that they're paid to represent the corporation and the big montyed interest. it's not that they're not courageous, but they get paid to do nothing. whether it's the nra or any other issue. they think okay, i'm going to cash a check this week you think it's a lack of courage for the obama administration not to go after the bankers or is it because they got paid by the bankers. >> you may be right but clear
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democrats did not have any stake in terms of not getting paid going after the nra. they're scared, and they don't trust the common sense and wisdom of the american people. it's a little of both. you're right. if i could change one thing. if i one wish to straighten out the american system i would say no one can give more than $500 to any candidate under any circumstances. that would do all we need to do to get the system back on track. having said that a lot of it does come down to courage. a lot of it does come down to courage. pennsylvania has the second highest number of nra numbers of any state in the union only barring texas. i was one of the mayors who was out there in terms of dealing withdealingwith the gun manufacturers. i got elected three times by 10%, 12% and 22% statewide in pennsylvania. if the nra is so stuff, how did that happen? >> cenk: right, i got to ask you an uncomfortable question,
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governor. >> sure. >> cenk: i want the audience to understand, i've had a long relationship with governor rendell, i just want to be honest with the audience. the first autograph i ever got from a politician was maren dell when i was a student at penn. i saw that you were talking to a group, and i know a lot of democrats and republicans have spoken to this group. they're on the state department's terrorist group. whether it's yourself, rudy giuliani, lee hamilton, howard dean tom ridge, bill rich richardson, a lot of guys who i respec are on o tn stisis >> this group every country in except for u.s. and canada has delifted them. if they were considered a
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terrorist group they no longer are. it's not so much delisting them as a terrorist group. the united states government signed an agreement with a group of these members in iraq, 3400 of them, to give up their weapons and we promised we would protect them. they all did. the general who was in charge, general phillips is now speaking for the m.e.k. we abandoned them in 2009. the iraqi police under orders of tehran the iraqi police on two occasion came in using u.s. weapons kills 47 people including eight women. when i got involved i wanted to protect the lives of the residents of ashraf. >> cenk: governor, i understand the point you're making but doesn't it look horribly hypocritical in the u.s. they worked with with the u.s. in the past. they worked with ayatollah and then they turned around and
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worked with hue san hussein and now they're working with scientists in iran. when we say that they're not terrorists any more but when they kill people, they're terrorist. >> first there is no evidence that they were involved with the assassination. that report has been detracted. and the united states government in iraq ran missions, the united states army ran missions using the m.e.k. as scouts. we trained m.e.k. residents in the desert in nevada for counter insurgency. we're working with this group on one hand. on the other hand because we want to appease tehran for whatever reason we still list them at terrorists but we work with them. do you know troops are stationed outside of ashraf protecting
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these so-called terrorists for seven years. you would have to devote two hours to understand how bad this is. but the best evidence, general phillips general conway head of marine come can't. seven generals who served in iraq all testified that these people are no longer a terrorist organization. louie free send people to interview each and every one of them and said they are no longer a terrorist organization. you have republicans democrats howard dean, you think howard dean would support a terrorist organization? >> cenk: look, we're out of time unfortunately but it's convenient when it's on our side, we don't call them terrorists. but when the guys are opposed to us do it, they're terrorists. those generals there are financial incentives. let's keep it real.
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a lot of people got paid through speeches and, etc. i know-- >> so did i. cenk, i got paid. but believe me, there is not enough money in the world to make me speak for something i didn't believe. nice to talk to you. >> cenk: governor rendell, i appreciate you coming on and i appreciate the conversation. good to see you. when we come back, we'll go to a lighter note. fox news goes after offer after our olympians. >> yellow shirts, gray track suits, how do we show our >> this court has proven to be the knowing, delighted accomplice
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, we're back with olympic stories. first we can amen relate to this. ryan lochte, the american medal-winner in swimming. his mother is going through serious foreclosure problems. she's $242,000 in debt. once you go underwater, you can't pay the bills they start assessing more fines and the money adds up. she's embarrassed about it and doesn't want to talk about it. but let me tell you something. it's nothing to be embarrassed about.
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it has happened to so many of us throughout the county, and so many of our of our homes are underwater. it's an opportunity to have a fruitful conversation about it and the the problem of the foreclosure in the country in the first place. the one silver lining i want people to understand that people who are having trouble with their homes, they're not what the right wingers portray them to be, dead beats, losers, they had it coming, no, nonsense. it's so many of us, and it's because the market turned south. then your house is not worth what i paid for. then sometimes you have exploding interest rates on some of those houses. it's an interesting moment to remember that. now there is another olympic controversy here regarding one of our judo fighters. nicholas delpopalo got kicked out for apparently having some
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sort of drug in his body related to marijuana. immediately after his participation, delpopolo tested positive for 11-nor-delta-9- 11-nor-delta-9-tetrahydro cannabinal-9 acid. is that marijuana? it sounds dangerous. it said, my positive test was caused by my inadvertent consumption of food that i did not realize had been baked with marijuana before i left for the olympic games. a couple of questions for my tell tyt olympians, guilty or not guilty. let him go. >> he's only harming himself. it's not as if he's using performance-enhancing drugs. if he had steroids that was giving him an edge over everyone
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else. i don't care about marijuana. you could have said thc by the way. that's okay. i know i'm very biased when it comes to this because i think marijuana is harmless. >> yes any chance that brownies help you in judo? >> i don't think so. but he brought that part up. but thinking something else is linked with something, linked with cannabis use, maybe there is some crossover. it seems that they're holding off on something. it seems ridiculous. are you going to kick slowly? >> we'll leave that to further investigation. look you shouldn't do drugs going into the olympics. it's a bad idea. it was dumb of him, at least if he knew about it. now, fox news creating more controversy where it does not exist. here is them attacking our olympic team. >> what is wrong with showing pride? what we're see something this soft anti-american feeling that americans can't show our exceptionalism. and frankly if they are offended
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about our show and our exceptionalism, then they have that right and i don't care. neither do most americans. that's a fact. america is america. we are a very nationalistic nation. we've lost that feeling. >> cenk: yeah, did we? i believe that we keep wrapping ourselves in the flag literally during the olympics, and point to gabby as wearing a gray suit, etc. she also wears pictures as you can see there red white blue with a huge usa on it. i can't believe she has betrayed america this way! this is the dumbest controversy ever, even for fox news. all right, when we come back, we are ongoing coverage. this week we'll tell you which part was realistic and unrealistic when it comes to breaking news. >> there's nothing wrong wait forgive white house to tell us its portable. this is not watergate.
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[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, we're back on "the young turks." last night was episode seven of oh "newsroom," that great and horrible show by aaron sorkan. like what you saw with the governor rendell interview i like him a lot. i like alan sorkin, i would like to have a beer with him. but some parts of this show are horrible. we have to honest with you guys. i'll bring in a film critic to help us through this. first, let me play a clip from last night's show of how you handle breaking news. >> we got 'em. >> let's go. >> no. >> what do you mean? >> we're not going yet. >> we have all the information. >> first of all we don't.
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we have a reporter who said she has two sources. i don't know who the sources are are. >> it's ellen cooper. >> we're not going. >> there's nothing wrong waiting for the white house telling us its reportable. this is not watergate. we're not the enemies. we don't know what is going on. >> cenk: alonzo, i'm going to let you have at it, but before i do i'll pull a cenk. they oversize the breaking part of it. who cares if you got this news from a government agency five minutes before someone else got it from a government agency. it's not like they broke a story. it's a story that they were going to tell you five minutes later. it's much ado about nothing. but it's something that the news this day and age is obsessed about it. >> the whole me-first-ism is a big deal. i'll trust your judgment.
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when you have the abby giffords reporting that she's dead, but the fine negotiation at acn didn't dust that and she didn't die, they were right to wait. don't report the news for a year then you you'll be right. >> cenk: the internet will beat you to it, so stop panic about who gets it a second before. this isn't water grate. see, breaking a story is really important when you're breaking it and the government doesn't want you to break it like watergate. will it be the "washington post"? "the new york times"? , etc. when you're reporting on something that the government wants you to report on, if it doesn't matter.
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in fact, they have you sell out in order to be five minutes earlier they say now you report it the way we want you to report it. and alonzo, this is something that tv has been dealing with for a long time because news has been dealing with it for a long time. >> newspapers have a deadline to deal with. radio and television meant that you could get this thing out there earlier. what i like to think about is the original newsroom in the mary tyler moore show and they wrapped this whole idea up 40 years ago. >> channel 3 just predicted turner a winner and signed off. all we have to do is declare turner a winner, and we can all go home. >> hold it just a minute. >> what was that? >> hold it, just a minute. we can't go on with that information. it's not official. >> it's official enough for me. >> murray, no. we have an obligation to those people out there. it wouldn't be right. it would be dishonest.
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>> cenk: yes mary tyler moore. >> the original mack mckin did i, and it's the same character over and over again. >> cenk: i love that you found that old clip. let's talk about the relationship really quick. this is the oh most annoying relationship. jim and maggie. >> i'm not doing it tonight. >> you have to. >> tonight? >> you can't sleep with her again. >> why are you sure i would? >> she is very sexy because of her sexy sexiness and a very sexy sexual sexiocity. >> fine. >> tell me what you're going to say. >> i'm not going to tell what i'm going to say. >> you need to rehearse. >> i don't need to rehearse. >> they need to sleep together already. it's obvious that this show is barreling towards them being a couple and all the obstacles in their way does not seem remotely convincing. get on with it. >> cenk: 60% of the show, stop it stop it, and people
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trip--nobody trips in a real newsroom. we've got wires everywhere, and no one has ever fallen down. two people in a show fall down. it's crazy. alonzo, thank you so much for joining us. >> always a pleasure. >> cenk: let's find out what is next with "viewpoint" with eliot spitzer. eliot, what's up. >> eliot: good to chat with you and glad to know that nobody ever trips in a newsroom. >> cenk: not today. >> eliot: we're going to talk about this horror out in wisconsin. yor so after the last mass murder we have once again guns perpetrating this horrific event. yes, i know it's people who pull the trigger but where are we on gun control. and scams abundant in wall street all over the place. nothing, not enough being done about it. same 'ol story over and over again. we need to get to the root of these things. >> cenk: i couldn't agree with you more. go get 'em. thank you, eliot. when we come back, we're going have one more story for you that has made me an aggressive
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progressive. i thought the government count do anything right. we just landed a machine on mars. we'll talk about that when we come back. >> there is the wheel of the rover safely on the surface of mars. i can't believe it. this is unbelievable. [ ♪ music ♪ ]
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(vo) now, it's your turn. (vo) connect with the young turks with cenk uygur. >> it's go time. >> cenk: all right over the weekend i was talking to an acquaintance. they said, the governor can't do anything right. it's a big bureaucracy--they don't really speak like that. you know what we just did the
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government launched a rover that went 352 million miles at 13,000 miles per hour. and then slowed down enough to actually land on the surface of marchs. what happened, i thought the government count do anything right? what a ridiculous supply supposition that we can't do anything right. of course we can do something right. as a progressive friend of mine once said, how big do we need the pipe to be. i said, i don't know, it depends on what we're carrying in the pipe. it depends on a lot of things. exactly. how big do we need government? well it depends. if it's spending on the travel to mars, that's
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