NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for April 11, 2019

John Kerry Climate Hearing Smackdown Former Secretary of State and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry got into a tussle with Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky this week while testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing on combating climate change. Massie, who studied engineering at MIT and doubts the science of human-caused climate change had a bone to pick with Kerry who recently criticized a panel formed by the President. The Congressman had little regard for Mr. Kerry's science acumen considering his Yale degree was for a political science major. Whose side are you on?

The Strange Case Of Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was taken forcibly from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London today by British police setting up a possible court battle over extradition to the United States to face charges related to the publication of secret government documents. Assange has been in the embassy for over 7 years. Why is the DOJ bringing him in now?

To Shame or Not to Shame, That is the Question.... Gillette came to the defense of a plus-size model featured in a Twitter post after the company was met by harsh comments for sharing a picture of the woman wearing a bikini. The company re-tweeted the photo with the caption “Go out there and slay the day.” it was met by a stream of derogatory reactions and people who harassed and body-shamed the model. Who is the size discriminator - Gillette or the people who posted comments claiming the re-tweet was advocating obesity?

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