In a dramatic example of the extreme polarization between the left- and right-leaning American public, a ‘brawl’ broke out between famous left-wing host of “The Young Turks” Cenk Uygur and controversial conservative Alex Jones (of InfoWars) on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention. The contretemps was caught on tape in Media Row at the GOP convention, but as The Hill reports, it’s unclear from the video what exactly they were arguing about beyond name-calling – “anti-liberal,” “bitch,” “hatchet man,” “liar” – and a suggestion that Uygur doesn’t talk enough about Saudi Arabia.
Uygur, the host of a popular left-wing web video show, called Stone a “piece of crap” and “the biggest liar in media.”
“Bullshit! Bullshit! Bullshit!” shouted back Stone, a longtime Trump adviser who has no official role on the campaign.
InfoWars founder Jones stood over Uygur on the show’s set, holding a microphone, gesticulating in the progressive host’s face and urging him to debate Stone.
“First of all, Alex, this ain’t your f—ing show,” Uygur shouted back. “And Roger, this surely ain’t your f—ing show.” Continue reading »
Anti-terror agency asks authorities to destroy images as ministers face growing criticism over security measures on 14 July
Authorities in Nice have refused a request from French anti-terror police to delete surveillance camera images of last week’s deadly truck attack, amid growing questions over the scale of the police presence at the time.
The city received a letter this week from the SDAT anti-terrorism agency asking for images of the 14 July attack to be destroyed, an official at Nice city hall said on Friday. Continue reading »