Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for January 22, 2020

Governor Baker and TCI. In last night's state of the state address, Gov. Charlie Baker again reiterated his support for the Transportation and Climate Initiative, a 12-state climate compact to lower greenhouse gas emissions by putting a tax on gasoline even though a number of governors in the group have already given it a big thumbs down. Supporters say TCI is necessary to help stop climate change while critics say it is taxation without representation. Is Governor Baker in denial over the future of the initiative?

The Battle of the Toothbrush.A Target customer went viral with a complaint that a store manager would not honor a display sign selling an $89 toothbrush for a penny. The would-be buyer, self-described award-winning journalist Davis Leavitt, first called the police then tried to shame the manager on Twitter by posting her photo with the story. Instead social media stood behind Tori Perotti and have raised over $30,000 to send her on a vacation for having to deal with members of the public like Leavitt which she is planning to donate. Whose side are you on?

Joe Biden Says Illegal Aliens Are More American then American Citizens.At a campaign rally in Ames, Iowa yesterday, former Vice-President Joe Biden claimed that illegal immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are “more American than most Americans” because they had “done well in school.” Do you agree?

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