Cenk Uygur Says He’s ‘Heartbroken’ to Berate ‘Do-Nothing’ Progressives like AOC and Bernie Sanders for Capitulating on Minimum Wage

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We’ve labeled Cenk Uygur as the leader of the “fighting left” for some time now, for his willingness to engage with his ideological foes in the very combative and ruthless manner which they sometimes battle. It turns out, that it’s not just those on the right—or center—of the political spectrum that draw his animus. He can also call out the very progressive members of Congress that he has long supported.

In a fiery segment of The Young Turks Thursday night, Ugyur tore into top progressives in Congress—namely Bernie Sanders, Pramila Jayapal and even Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—for what he deemed as utter capitulation and cowardice in failing to fight for the $15 minimum wage, an issue on which they
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