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Published on 08 Sep 2015 | about 1 year ago

“Talladega Mayor Larry Barton is continuing to recover at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital after allegedly being assaulted by a former friend and radio and television co-host.

Barton, 74, has identified his alleged attacker as Benny J. Green, 71. Green is a local business owner who has appeared with Barton on the radio and cable-access versions of the show “In The Interest of the People.”

According to a release from the Vestavia Hills Police Department, Green, of Irondale, was charged Monday morning with one count of first-degree assault and was being held on a $150,000 bond.”

Read more here: www.annistonstar.com/the_daily_home/dh_home_lead/barton-attacker-charged-mayor-denies-sex-tape-calls-attacker-master/article_f7dc4236-3f7d-11e5-9129-ef14ed792a52.html

Ana Kasparian (The Point) and Becca Frucht hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

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