James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss ongoing blockade of the confirmation of military promotions by Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama and how his “my way or the highway” approach is so antithetical to the principle of compromise that is baked into the U.S. system by the Constitution (1:10). The guys also react to a recent study which suggests that walking can be as good as Viagra for men (44:32).
Why a single senator is blocking US military promotions and what it means for the Pentagon (AP)
Military families and retired service members lobby to end Tuberville's blockade (CBS News)
Tommy Tuberville Has Taken Another Breathtakingly Bad Stance on Diversity (Vanity Fair)
Sen. Tuberville criticized for remarks on white nationalists: ‘I call them Americans’ (AP)
Senate Republicans erupt in anger over Tuberville’s military freeze (WaPo)
'Lying to America': GOP lawmaker blasts his fellow Republicans, vows he won't seek reelection (USA Today)
There's a Free, Low-Risk Alternative to Viagra, Study Shows (Science Alert)