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one of the most interesting things i've learned from so many of them, ones who choose to wear traditional dress, the abaya, a lot of people view that as denigrating to women, but they explained it's not that at all. men in the united emirates, for example, they all wear white. they call it a national dress. it's something their very proud of. it's something i've come to understand and appreciate and love wearing my own awbayas whe i'm there. we begin tonight keeping them honest with a major change in immigration policy. decision to stop deporting some young immigrants who came to the united states as kids. some of them as infants long before they even knew what immigrant meant. the obama administration announced today it will stop deporting people younger than 30 who came to the united states before they turned 16 as long as they have clean records and were successful students or served in the military. those young people can apply for a two-year deferral for
deportation and if they're accepted can now have the chance to work legally in the united states. now, in a speech to the white house today, the president said it's a step towards lifting the shadow of deportation from young people who are americans in every way except on paper. >> this is not amnesty. this is not immunity. this is not a path to citizenship. it's not a permanent fix. this is a temporary stop gap measure that lets us focus our resources wisely while giving a degree of relief and hope to talented driven patriotic young people. it is the right thing to do. >> the swift reaction from republicans. we want to tell you about that. we want to show you some heated reaction that came before the president's speech was even over. a reporter from the conservative website the daily caller yelled out some questions along the line of what about americans who
are unemployed while you employ foreigners. take a look. >> it is the right thing to do. >> why do you favor foreigners over american workers? >> excuse me, sir, it's not time for questions. >> are you going to take questions? >> not while i'm speaking. and the answer to your question, sir, and the next time i prefer you let me finish my statements before you ask that question, is this is the right thing to do for the american people. i didn't ask for an argument. i'm answering your question. >> that reporter, neil munor said he didn't have any intention of interrupting the president but he thought the speech was wrapping. saying he asks the questions you won't ask. do with that what you will. actually came from mitt romney today. listen. >> i believe the status of the young people who come here through no fault of their own is an important matter to be considered and should be solved on a long-term basis so they know what their future will be in this country. i think the action that the
president took today makes it more difficult to reach that long-term solution because an executive order is of course a short-term matter. it can be we verse e reversed. >> a change in the department of homeland security policy. still, romney's point, that it's a temporary solution, that is accurate. it's something president obama acknowledged today. and something senator rubio of florida criticized today. he said, quote, today's announcement will be welcome news for many kids desperate for an answer. it is a short-term answer to a long-term problem. ignoring the constitution going around congress, the short-term policy will make it harder to find a balanced answer responsible long-term one. measured response when you look at the reaction from other republicans today. some say they're worried about rampant fraud. from congressman smith of texas. quote, many illegal immigrants will falsely claim they came here as children. the federal government has no way to check whether their claims are true. others insist it's an issue for
lawmakers. senator graham tweeted, president obama's attempt to go around congress and the american people is at best unwise and possibly illegal. congressman king of iowa says he plans to sue the obama administration. saying, quote this is no longer a debate about immigration policy. the debate about the constitution, the rule of law. i'm preparing to bring suit against the president. asking the court. the president has repeatedly called for this legislation. again today, he called on lawmakers to pass the dream act which would put into law steps for children of illegal immigrants to continue to live and work in the united states. today's policy accomplishes that goal at least temporarily. there was a time not too long ago when president obama said the onus fell squarely on congress' shoulders. in fact, he said he couldn't just decide to make the change and he was obligated to enforce the laws that existed. listen to what he told a town hall-type gathering broadcast in univision in march last year.
>> the notion that i can just suspension deportations through executive order, that's just not the case. there are enough laws on the books by congress that are veryo enforce our immigration system that for me to simply through executive order ignore those congressional mandates would not conform with my appropriate role as president. >> as we said, today's change is not an executive order. in that club, the president did say it wouldn't be appropriate to ignore mandates from congress. joining me now, cnn political contributor and democratic strategist paul begala. also an adviser to a pro obama super pac. also, anna navaro. and alex stewart, former spokesperson for the santorum and bachmann campaigns. the president said this was up to congress last march. less than five months to election day, just as romney's
arming up a play for latino voters, there's this directive from homeland security. republicans say this is all about politics. shoring up support among latinos. >> well, this is -- everything we do in this election year is going to be intertwined between government and politics. in terms of government, the president and other reformers really wanted a comprehensive bill. they understood if you just pulled out the popular provisions like this one, it makes it harder to pass the unpopular provisions. that's why he was waiting on congress. i'm sure he's concluded congress is not going to act in an illegal year. this notion everybody has the vapors. oh, this is political. duh. it's an election year. abraham lincoln withheld the ema emancipation proclamation. so if you can do for the emancipation proclamation, surely you can do it for the dream act. >> why is it something you had to wait for congress to do? why now? why that switch? >> that was a year ago.
there's another provision, by the way, you may see. this h 1 b. a provision by which very highly educated immigrants are allowed to stay past their visa. so right now believe it or not if you graduate and you're an immigrant and you have a student visa, you have to leave the country as soon as you get your degree. that's crazy, right? a lot of reformers want to basically staple an application for citizenship on to that. that's popular. there's two or three really popular things in comprehensive reform. there's two or three really unpopular things. a year ago march he said it. he has to now eat that. it is a flip-flop. i think both sides, he's got the better of the argument here. >> do you agree with what mitt romney said today? this is a short-term solution. but it's going to make it harder to get a long-term solution? >> i think it is going to make it harder. >> how? >> i think one of the things we may see as a direct result is rubio may not be introducing his bill. it takes away the sense of urgency.
this was a very popular -- this compelling story of the dream act is something that may be able to get bipartisan support if led by somebody like a rubio who has so much political capital on the right. what he did today, bypassing congress -- congress gets angry when that happens. anderson, the question you've been asking paul, as to why, well, the why is very simple. even though barack obama leads mitt romney in the polls by a wide margin, the turnout, the enthusiasm, the fire, the passion that latinos had four years ago just wasn't there. so he had to give something to create that. that's what makes it so political. that's the why. >> romney's response today was somewhat muted and for a guy who, you know, was pretty opposed to the dream act during the primaries, he wasn't really talking about that today. he was just talking about just kind of making it harder to get a long-term solution. >> he was out, as you know, on
his bus tour, trampl veling aro the country. what he plans to do to turn the economy around. when asked about this, he made the point this is a long-term problem. sure, everyone's heart goes out to the young people who are here by no fault of their own. but to find the answer to this, this is a long-term problem. >> you're saying -- >> he answered the question. he was asked about this and he answered the question just as pribus, the head of the rnc, answered. this is a politically motivated -- what he did, to address your point, nonexecutive order, this is a unilateral executive action that undercuts congress, bypasses what the will of the american people are and imposes a policy on the american people that is simply not what we need to do. what he's doing is he's taking illegal immigrants in this country and putting them in the line for jobs that american citizens are trying to get. why doesn't he come up with some kind of unilateral executive action to help the 23 million
americans who are out of work? that's what we need to do in this country. >> paul, do you think this is going to hurt him in terms of people saying, look what about american jobs? >> mr. romney is going to be hurt by this. this isn't a difficult thing to do. annoyed both the left and the right today. he gave that mealy mouthed kind of cowardly statement where he didn't take a position. we know, because we have it on tape. came on cnn on september 7 of 2011. he called the dream act then a handout. he attacked rick perry, the governor of texas. he said this, that only attracts people to come here and take advantage of america's great benificus. we know he's bitterly opposed to the dream act. but he didn't say it today. alienated moderates who like the dream act. also annoyed the conservative base that he was just a few months ago saying this is a handout. >> do you think he'll change his position on the dream act? he now basically seems to be agreeing with rubio.
said, i agree with what marco rubio said. >> he made his position clear on the dream act. he's made that quite clear. but in the overall immigration issue, he's right on that. we first and foremost need to secure the border. what he's doing and he's addressed this issue. he's been asked about it. he's embarking on a tour across this country. talking about the number one issue people are discussing. that's jobs and the economy. that's why people trust him more than president obama to create jobs and turn the economy around. >> we got to leave it there. i want to look at the politics of this. i want to look at how this might impact the latino vote. joined by cnn national correspondent john king. what about the politics on the ground? >> they certainly hope it helps. let's start just by looking. if you look at our electoral map right now. there are toss-up states. the president has a slight advantage in the electoral college. if he can win just a few of
these, he's the next president of the united states. where might it matter? let's take a look. you certainly know one of the huge states for the latino vote is nevada. the president won it last time. it's a toss-up. look at this, 26% plus of the vote are latinos. that's up a little bit from last time around. this is a wow. president obama won more than 75% of the vote last time. nevada's economy is tough. the president needs every last one of those votes. that's one place where the white house thinks helps them politically. nevada, another one. obviously, florida. the latino population matters. obama won it last time. it is a very tough state for the president this time. more than 20% of the vote is latino. up again by a bigger slice than nevada from 2008. this is a tougher state for the president. it's a more complicated latino vote. conservatives tend to be more cuban. as well as the mexican and south american. the president probably needs to do better than that. so again another state to watch. the white house thinks it will help in battleground florida. one more example a smaller state
where the slice of the latino population is smaller. we can watch this play out. virginia it the president carried it last time. just 8% of the vote is latino. look how much it grew from 2008. 1.9%. the president got two-thirds of the vote last name virginia. if he can match those numbers again, he can probably keep virginia in play this time. that's another fascinating state to watch. even some romney advisers tell you today's announcement probably helps the president. >> anything the president can do to close the gap? >> both the president and governor romney appear at the same event, leadership conference of latinos, next week. here's what they think. number one, governor romney will argue the economy. he'll try to move this away from immigration to economic issues. number two, if you talk to the romney people, they think one reason, anderson, the president is doing this, is because he needs to gin up the base, right, get all the base voters out. because they think he's hurting among white working class voters that could flip some other states. we just mentioned nevada, florida, virginia. the states where this might
help. that's because the romney camp calculation, they think maybe the president's worried about wisconsin. if you take that away. maybe he's weorried about michigan. if you take those states away, governor romney is in play. what the romney campaign sees is a tradeoff. the president making a play for more latino voter because they think they see more trouble, the obama campaign. everything about politics is about math and tradeoffs, anderson. >> interesting. john, thanks. follow me on twitte twitter, @andersoncooper. in the san dusky trial. the judge is going to allow evidence on this. we'll talk about it next with mark geragos. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
jerry sandusky's defense team gave us a preview of next week. alleged psychological state. lawyers say sandusky has histrionic personality disorder and his diagnosis explains what prosecutors allege is grooming behavior. accuse sandusky of cultivating relationships with his young victims to pave the way for sexual assaults and abuse. eight alleged victims testified against sandusky this week. from washington, former fbi special agent mary ellen o'toole. and criminal defense attorney mark geragos. according to national institutes of health, histrionic personality disorder is a, quote, condition in which people act in an emotional dramatic way that draws attention to themselves. why would that have somebody
grooming children to assault them? >> well, i think that's the important point here, is that histrionic personality disorder does not result in the kinds of behaviors you hear being presented in the courtroom. there's no cause and effect between histrionic personality disorder and a sexual interest in children, particularly predatory behavior. >> mark, the prosecution said the letter sandusky wrote to alleged victims were part of a grooming behavior. the defense says it's consistent with his disorder. do you think that's a strong defense, a wise defense, or is that all they got? >> i don't think it's necessarily a defense. i think what they're trying to say, look, they're not going to get in there and argue to anybody with a straight face that he did these sexual acts and he did it because he has this personality disorder. i think what they are trying to
do is to say when the prosecution is showing you documentary evidence, which are the letters, and the letters look bad if they're viewing it through this prism of grooming. they're saying, no, it's not grooming. the guy's got personality disorder that manifests itself in things like this letter, and then they're going to argue but he didn't do the sexual act. they're not for a second, if all their neurons are firing, they're not going to be arguing the histrionic personality disorder is somehow an excuse for the sexual act. it's just to explain, to give the jury something to hang their hat on, to explain away the letters themselves. >> mary ellen what are the characteristics of someone with this disorder? >> well, some of the futures of the disorder include -- these are individuals that are very theatrical. these are individuals who want to and need to be the center of
attention. they form relationships they view as far more intimate than they are. they're actually very seductive in their interactions with people. if you look at all the literature on histrionic personality disorder and you look at their interactions with others, the presumption is it's not with children who are under age, it's with adults. again, it's that absence of predatory behavior. and it's the absence of that profound sexual interest in children who are under age. >> mark, you think the defense may actually put sandusky on the stand. why? >> well, you know, last naight when you asked me i said it wouldn't surprise me. first of all, he went out and did the costa interview. "the new york times" interview. during jury selection, he actually, over his lawyer's objection, like we talked about it at the time, i would have elbowed the guy in the head, he said, no, i want to accept this person. so i think there's a real sense
on his part this is his trial, he's going to do it his way, and a lot of time, i've been there, where i've told the client, look, it's suicide for you to take the stand. you're never going to be able to compete with a seasoned prosecutor. you know, you don't understand how this courtroom works. you don't have any control over it. nobody, i don't care who you are as a defendant, can compete with a really good prosecutor's cross examination. innocent, guilty, it doesn't matter. but ultimately it's the defendant's decision. he's got a constitutional right. and the lawyer doesn't make that decision. and i just have a sneaking suspicion he may decide he's going to get up there and he's going to tell it like. >> it is w. >> wow that would be something. coming up, revolution interrupted in egypt. really dramatic developments. not only yesterday in egypt but today as well and this weekend, runoff elections. allegations of a coup. parliament has been suspended. we'll talk to ben wedeman and
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the 360 world view tonight. protesters are back on the streets in egypt. accusations of a coup. the military counsel which has been running the country since mubarak's outster last year dissolved the freely elected parliament just yesterday. threw out most of the laws the parliament has passed. that cleared the way for mubarak's former prime minister to run for president. since the law to block former regime officials from running no longer exists. his last name is shafik. if you're wondering how this is playing with the public, tomorrow's runoff election between shafik and the muslim brotherhood's candidate is going to bring a president to power without a constitution or a
regulative body with a far cry from the goals of the so-called arab spring. let's bring in senior international correspondent ben wedeman. and "the new york times" david kirkpatrick. both in cairo. ben, the fact that parliament has been dissolved what exactly does that mean? >> really what it mean, it's quite a body blow to the muslim brotherhood, which had almost 50% of the seats. the brotherhood saw parliament as its stronghold and was looking forward to possibly getting the presidency as well. now it's lost that. it's got no guarantee it's going to lose the presidency. in addition to that, the supreme council of the armed forces said they will pick the constituent assembly that will write up the constitution. that was a body that twice the parliament tried to form but failed to reach a consensus on. so really the brotherhood suddenly finds itself with a lot
less cards to play in the political game. now, the brotherhood last night put out a statement calling for a million man march to the ballot boxes. so they really do see this election that begins tomorrow as a critical step to try to maintain their foothold in the power structure in egypt. >> you wrote in "the times" there's grave doubt of what could happen next. regardless of who wins, is the military going to remain the real power? >> well, we always knew the military wasn't about to disappear. they've made it clear they intend to have a major voice in their own affairs. probably including foreign policy as well as defense policy. now it's more clear than ever that the proceeding months, the following months and years are going to be a long slow political struggle to try to wrest power from the old elite.
it's not going to be a quick flip of the switch. it's going to be a long slog. >> what's been the reaction since the parliament was disbanded? >> surprisingly muted. given the importance of this development. we were jououtside the constitutional court when the ruling was announced. after a while, they said, let's all go to tahrir square to carry on this demonstration. and tahrir square frankly was fairly empty yesterday. there have been more demonstrations today. but nowhere near sort of the crowds of hundreds of thousands we've seen. >> david what do you think is going to happen at the ballot box this weekend? >> that's a very good question. what we've seen since egypt start holding elections is they have a tendency to sap some of the energy from the street protest. that people put their emotions into the ballot box instead of the streets. which is probably healthy from a
democratic perspective. i would say that it's reasonable to suppose free and fair vote based on the results in the first round. mohamed morsi of the muslim brotherhood would have a commanding lead. he just needs to pick off a few more of the anti-mubarak voters which shouldn't be hard. but at this point, after all these political decisions, there's a real haze of doubt over just how free and fair that vote is going to be. >> ben, if shafik, who's considered the mubarak ally, win, where does that leave the protest? where does that leave all the work done during the arab spring protests? >> i think there still is a certain amount of energy left in the street. despite the sort of exhaustion of the last year and a half. it really hinges on the muslim brotherho brotherhood.
when the muslim brotherhood says, we are going to fill tahrir square, they can do it. unlike the revolutionaries who have elegance and emergency na when it comes to protesting but theymply dn't n thks.very much see appens is weekend. > tom reman is herth t 36 ulle tionbsssioin in violence is pr from ding its. he says neither sides the peacet the u.n. is there to monitor. hurricane carlotta is now a hurricane 2 storm. it's gaining strength as it heads towards mexico, southwestern coach. expected to make landfall tonight or tomorrow morning. police in germany say they have solved the forest boy mystery and it is a hoax. he claimed to be a teen who spent five years living in the forest. police now say he's 20 years
our continuing investigation with charities that collect billions in donations. people who aren't aware that very little, if any, of their money is actually helping anyone. this week, we've been talking about charities that claim to help abandoned animals. people really angry obviously when they find out where the
money trail leads, not to helping the animals, but to a fund-raising company called quadriga art. a program called baghdad pups raised millions to allegedly reunite military dogs with personnel they served with overseas. as far as we can tell, they don't really do that at all. as we're focusing on a woman behind that herme is terry crisp with spca international. we'd heard of her before. we did a story about her. she started a foundation to save pets after hurricane katrina. more on that in a moment. terry crisp was on hln's morning express with robin need last march with two bomb sniffing dogs she says were rescued after they were abandoned by a u.s. contractor in iraq. >> how is it they fall through the cracks and get stranded there? that's unthinkable to me. >> it is unthinkable. that's why spca international is making sure these dogs don't get forgotten. >> turns out there's a lot more to the story than what terry crisp would have you believe. i spoke with drew griffin who's
been investigating. drew, she claims or claimed on hln these dogs were abandoned by the contractor but that's not what you found. >> no, the contractor says in no way were these dogs abandoned. the company basically retired them because the specific contracts these dogs were working on ran out. the company says it found homes for ivy and nugget, good, vetted homes is what they told us, for these two dogs in kurdistan. and they were about to give them over to their new families in kurdistan when terry crisp showed up and asked the dogs be donated to spca international. the company agreed to do that. but says in no way were these dogs abandoned. >> have you been able to talk to terry crisp about this? >> no, the spokesperson for spca international is telling us that crisp is in thailand unavailable. but they're sticking by the claim that ivy and nugget were rescues even though the company told us flatly no. >> i mean, i spent a lot of time
in thailand. they got phones there. it's ridiculous they're saying she's unavailable in thailand. are they sticking by the claim the dogs are military dogs and they're saving them? >> this is the fine line. they say they're saving military member's dogs and cats. according to the spca international, this $26 million that's been donated has allowed them to bring home, home, 447 animals. of which, they claim, 26 are contractor dogs. none of these are military dogs. the rest would be strays. but all of this comes from them. we don't know what to believe. it wasn't just on hln. terry crisp has been pleading for dollars for this project. selling a book. just about anywhere she can. even trying to make sure case that it's helping soldiers with posttraumatic stress. >> spca international will do everything we can to continue to
support the military. hopefully, the war will come to an end and we won't be doing anything as dramatic as this. we've become real attached to the fact that military personnel love their animals. and we want to do everything we can to keep them together. >> we asked the person from a watchdog group to look at this. here's what he said. >> what worries me about this one is the numbers don't compute. i can't understand how to connect the dots between how much money is spent on fund-raising to how much money is spend on programming and what the sources of those revenues are. and i also can't really measure the impact of this organization. what difference are they really making? >> what's remarkable here, i mean, this isn't the first time that terry crisp has perhaps deceived the public and, quite frankly, the media, in efforts
to allegedly save animals. we profiled here in 2005 after hurricane katrina hit new orleans. she told us noah's wish, her charity, was saving thousands of abandoned pets. is any of that true? >> we just don't know what is and isn't true with this woman. noah's wish is a charity based in california. and based on her pleas during katrina, that charity raised $8 million in donations. california's attorney general must have been skeptical because according to a settlement agreement out there with the attorney general, that forced the charity to give back half of those dollars, the state of california was conducting an investigation to determine if contributions made to noah's wish for the purpose of rescuing and caring for animal victims of hurricane katrina were not used for that specific purpose. that's straight out of their settlement agreement. now, because the settlement was made without any kind of investigation going forward, in
other words, noah's wish tried to stop this investigation by just settling. we don't really know what the final conclusion was. but we can tell you an agreement of giving back $4 million of the money. charity agreed to make sure that terry crisp would not be an officer, director, or any kind of board member of a charity, for five years, with any nonprofit organization. i can confirm to you right now, based on our report, california attorney general is taking a strong look at this, to see if terry crisp hasn't violated that settlement agreement. >> that's amazing to me she agreed to not be involved in any other charity and clearly she seems to be with this spca international. the group's name is spca international. a family barbecue turns into a tragedy for a texas family. a father kill a man that he said he caught molesting his young daughter it the question now is
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a case rocking china, texas. a place calling itself the cleanest little city in texas. 23-year-old dad experienced every parent's worst nightmare. he says he caught a family acquaintance in the act of molesting his young daughter. that's what he did when a lot of parents in this situation imagine doing. he punched the man repeatedly
and ended up killing him. the community is standing by the dad. when asked if authorities would press charges, the sheriff reaffirmed the man's right to defend his daughter and said that decision will ultimately go to a grand jury. i spoke with randi kaye and senior analyst jeffrey toobin. >> according to the sheriff, the father and the grandfather of this little girl were working on the family farm here behind me. they were working with the horses. setting up for a barbecue. the little girl was apparently in a pasture area behind the barn. maybe even working around the chick be coop. when suddenly her father heard her screaming. he ran towards the screams that he was hearing. and he found this 47-year-old man, according to the sheriff, this is what the father told hihip him, attempting to rain hpe his 5-year-old daughter. he pulled him off her and started punching him repeatedly in the face and that ended up killing him. >> jeff, is it possible the father could be charged with this father?
>> it is technically possible according to the letter of the law. in the real world, they're more likely to build a statue in his honor than they are to prosecute. >> it would be up to a grand jury. >> they would have to get a grand jury to indict him. which i can't imagine a texas grand jury doing that. or practically any other state. and then they would have to go to a regular, you know, petty jury. i think this is never going to lead to a criminal prosecution. >> what do we know about the father? >> according to the neighbor who has known him for year, he says he's a spe respectable guy, good guy, family man. single father. he refers to the men around the neighborhood as sir it the general feeling is justice was served in this case. they don't think he should be charged. in fact, one man, who i spoke with, a neighbor here, i asked him, well, what would you do if it was your daughter? listen to what he told me. if this was your daughter, what would you have done? >> i would have killed him ten times worse.
i mean, it seems cruel but i mean -- i mean, anybody would have snapped. but it's just, it's unspeakable. it should have never -- this person's not right in their mind for them to even do something like that, you know, it's terrible. >> randyirandi, what's known abe guy who was killed? >> the officials investigating it are not releasing the name. either is the district attorney in this case. hard for us to figure out if he had any history of doing this. we know he and the father in the case, the father of the little girl, knew each other casually. he had done some work for the little girl's grandfather. >> would it make a difference if the man knew he would kill -- because he told the sheriff apparently that he didn't know he was going to kill this guy. would that make a difference if he intentionally -- >> it might but frankly given these circumstances i don't think it would either. you can play around with hypotheticals. what if it was five minutes later? what if he didn't see it happening? what if he just heard about it
from the daughter? that would be a different circumstance. but actually seeing your 5-year-old daughter, an attempted rape, i think basically anything goes -- >> there's also a self-defense law in texas similar to stand your ground, the castle -- >> right, it's broader than just self-defense. the wording is a little ambiguous. it suggests that self-defense can extend to a member of your family as -- like this. so he might even have a legal defense as well as a factual defense. but in the real world, i don't think any prosecutor, any grand jury, is going to bring charges -- >> do we know how the little girl is doing? >> we understand she was taken from the farm. she was taken to a local hospital. she was examined. they're not releasing any information about the nature of the attack. but she is now back home with her family, anderson. >> appreciate it, thanks. tom foreman again with the 360 bulletin. >> three masked men apparently
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tonight, we're adding all you foul mouthed punks. i've had it with all your cursing. so has the town of middlesbrough, massachusetts. we told you about a colorado homeowners group trying to ban a 3-year-old from drawing with chalk on the sidewalk. they have raised the bar in the gumpy old men olympics. townspeople voted to put a $20 fine on anyone who swears in public. concerned citizens say vulgar teens are a big problem downtown and are making life, pardon my language, darn unpleasant. >> it's intimidating to my customers. i think it's a good thing they're doing something to try to curb it. >> don't think it will solve the problem but i think it will make them understand what is acceptable behavior.
>> i'm sympathetic to that. residents probably have a point. groups cursing teens can't be good for business. it's upsetting to hear what some kids scream on the street. who wants to hear that? don't police officers have better things to be doing than writing tickets for f-bombs? >> these are things that are quality of life issues, community police issues, that a lot of people don't want to see downtown. >> quality of life is important both on the streets of your community and in the halls of your workplace. that's why i'm proud cnn is squeaky clean. >> at no point running a gym? >> no, running a gym, you need a workout or something? jesus [ bleep ] christ, i come on the news for two seconds, and you want -- >> all right -- >> every time i do an interview, a guy wants to open his [ bleep ] mouth -- >> all right, andrew, thank you very much -- >> you know what, go [ bleep ] yourself, your [ bleep ] network -- >> we'll go back to --
>> [ bleep ] [ bleep ] -- >> and we'll be back in just a moment to fill you in on the art carney situation. >> i feel bad for allan chernoff there. by the way, the art carney situation allan referred to was art carney was, in fact, dead. he was 85 and he had died. that interviews with a clip from cnn's old financial channel cnn fn. consider on that particular day the lineup for cnn's financial news channel included the following two segments. andrew dice clay interview. art carney obit. cnbc, yes, they're still jealous. maybe the folks in middlesbrough are going about this all wrong. just invits andrew to town. 20 bucks a curse. you'll be rolling in cash. don't ask him if he owns a gym or he'll be running his foul mouth with the rest of the punks on the