Episode Number: 1125
Episode Guest: Candace Owens
Original Airdate: May 31, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Dollar Shave Club, Cash App, Policygenius
Guest Bio: Candace Owens is the communication director for Turning Point USA, which is an American conservative nonprofit organization whose stated mission is “to educate students about true free market values.”
Topics Discussed: Outrage culture; she’s only 29; ignorance is bliss; people sharing everything on social media; selfies; people are excited about her because she’s young and conservative; people wanted to boycott Joe because he’s going to have Roseanne on the podcast; Joe tells a story about his mom drawing on the carpet with lipstick while on Ambien; she doesn’t drink or do drugs; dealing with people who want you to drink; Joe explains Sober Octobert to Candace; Donald Trump and Trump Jr. don’t drink alcohol; she’s a highly productive person; more talk about drunk people; she started a YouTube channel and became popular; she was liberal but became conservative and talks about it; she received nasty prank call threats when in school and talks about the drama that led to the police getting involved; she had anorexia; mob mentality; people can say racist things and not be racist; Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “feckless cunt”; Allison Mack says branding sex slaves was her idea; Chelsea Handler talk; older women who don’t have children who try to parent society; liberals going after conservatives then whining when conservatives push back; Twitter fights gives people a sense of purpose; Joe tries to avoid conflict; she’s annoyed by Ben Shapiro‘s behavior online; worshiping celebrities; Trump holds prison reform summit with Kim Kardashian; she hates when celebrities give their opinions; virtue signalling; award shows; Marlon Brando had gay affair with Richard Pryor; Marlon Brando boycotted the Oscars to protest Hollywood’s treatment of Native Americans; they watch the video of Sacheen Littlefeather refusing to accept Brando’s Oscar award; more Ben Shapiro talk; she’s open to learning anything, but doesn’t think Ben Shapiro is; she thinks kids turn to culture to father them and tell them what’s right and wrong; the smartest person she knows is Charlie Kirk; she thinks black people are brainwashed into voting democrat; she doesn’t think Jay-Z cares about black America; talk about Trump becoming president; she thinks Trump and Trump Jr. are likable and funny; (1:00:00) Trump on the Yanny vs. Laurel debate video; people don’t realize Trump is in on the joke; she doesn’t think the Obamas are likable; people get upset at a lot of stupid shit, like which hair styles belong to which culture; Candace talks about how she went from liberal to conservative; years ago she tried to launch a project to combat online bullying; Gamergate controversy; she says that Zoe Quinn was possibly harassing herself; she’s certain that she was harassed by Zoe Quinn and got involved in a cultural war; there’s no proof of Candace’s claims; she became conservative after the whole debacle; she says the Washington Post were making up lies about her; Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com) bought the Washington Post for $250 million; more WaPo talk; more talk about Samantha Bee; TBS’s apology; Joe thinks Roseanne might be too old for being on a demanding television show; humans are flawed but we’re moving in the right direction; humans are less racist today; will racism be almost eliminated in the future; she doesn’t think the incident where two black guys who were wrongly arrested at Starbucks was racist; racism vs. power trips; she thinks she could be a good stand-up comedian; more talk about the Starbucks incident; Joe talks about seeing Planet of the Apes in a black movie theater; Chris Rock’s Bigger and Blacker stand-up special; talk about guns and mental illness; she thinks it’s weird we’re so far away from religion today; Lil Tay; she thinks we need religion back; we need structure back in the home, according to Candace; Scientology talk; Leah Remini podcast; Going Clear book and documentary; what kids are being taught in school today; outrage culture; Jordan Peterson‘s ideas about religion; more talk about religion; the left believes the government can fix all our problems and they ignore religion; humans want someone to tell us what to do; Joe thinks she’s cynical and that we’re moving towards improving the human race; kids and Adderall; does the school system break kids down; more talk about how she became a popular conservative and eventually went to the White House; more Charlie Kirk talk; Rush Limbaugh’s pill addiction; she’s not a politician but people view her as one; shade and hate she’s received; people digging for dirt on her; YouTube communities; she thinks right now is the only time to save the country; The Strange Death of Europe book; the gap between the rich and the poor; (2:00:00) she thinks Trump understands America is losing; she doesn’t believe in climate change, Joe challenges her opinions; An Inconvenient Truth documentary; Boyan Slat; scientists agree global warming is happening and humans are the primary cause; more global warming debate; she thinks climate change is too politicized; she wants Charlie Kirk in the White House; she considers herself independent, not a republican; she supports gay marriage; immigration talk; she says she’s not running for president; she said she tailors her answers towards the black community; political parties are looking towards young, good-looking people; Cory Booker; she thinks she was intellectually uninspired in the past; Donald Trump, Jr.; she’s building her own company; she’s not beholden to anyone; she supports the president but doesn’t want to work for him; she’s not a product of the right; be the person who defines how you think.
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