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Cenk Uygur debates Ed Butowski at Republican Convention

Cenk Uygur debates Ed Butowski at Republican Convention

This particular one died on a live “Young Turks” stream at the Republican Convention. It was my favorite part of the whole week.

I always respect it when pundits with right wing views debate with somebody who might ask them questions they feel uncomfortable with, rather then staying on safe ground at Fox “news”. Ed Butowski’s website lists him as an “internationally recognized expert in the wealth management and as a financial advisor”, although he doesn’t have a Wikipedia page. He is a regular on Fox “news”, so that is something I suppose. (snark)

Cenk sits down with Butowski, and tells him to pick a subject, which turns out to be Bernie Sanders’s views on the economy. I’m pretty sure he thought he would be able to throw Cenk off, but I’d say the opposite happened.

It’s a fun interview to watch and civil, unlike anything you see on Fox. Enjoy!

  1. #1 by Larry Bergan on July 22, 2016 - 5:53 pm

    Too bad the video that is making the rounds about Cenk today is the one where Alex Jones tries to get his sinking ratings up, by walking right on to TYT’s set during a taping and trying to get someone to hit him, before lying, and telling people he was invited.

    I wish Cenk had hospitalized the pathetic jackass!

  2. #2 by Larry Bergan on July 22, 2016 - 6:16 pm

    Brad Friedman liked Cenk’s interview just as much as I did.

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  3. #3 by Larry Bergan on July 22, 2016 - 9:59 pm

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