"I'm going to prove that this mythology that Progressives can't win in purple districts is totally wrong," says Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur about his run to replace former Rep. Katie HillKatherine (Katie) Lauren HillKatie Hill launches effort to protect Democratic majority in House Katie Hill says 'it would take a lot' to convince her to run again for House The tale of the last bipartisan unicorns MORE. pic.twitter.com/WxrXnUO4qa— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) November 28, 2019
In another entry, Uygur's "rules of dating" included that there "must be orgasm by the fifth date.”
Uygur apologized for the comments in an interview with The Wrap, saying he deleted the posts more than a decade ago because he no longer stood by them.
“The stuff I wrote back then was really insensitive and ignorant,” Uygur said. “If you read that today, what I wrote 18 years ago, and you’re offended by it, you’re 100 percent right. And anyone who is subjected to that material, I apologize to. And I deeply regret having written that stuff when I was a different guy.”