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Russian Facebook Ads Targeted American Voters by Exploiting Racial Tensions on Both Sides

Last week, the US House Intelligence Committee released approximately 3,517 Facebook ads purchased by the Russians between 2015-17, meant to influence the 2016 election, all of which are available to download. USA Today conducted a study of the ads and concluded that more than half of them …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox Defends Trump’s Stormy Daniels Lies By Attacking Bernie

Now that Rudy Giuliani has openly confessed that Trump violated a couple of different campaign finance laws, the right is scrambling to clean up the mess. Since perennial boogeyman Hillary Clinton doesn’t appear to have any notable run ins with the FEC, Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer went for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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H.A. Goodman, BernieBro Poster Child, Finally Admits He’s a Trump Supporter

This week, to the shock of absolutely no one, former BernieBro extraordinaire H.A. Goodman, who built his brand on mindless, conspiracy-laden hatred of Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, has come out as a Trump supporter. In a tweet to his followers released Friday, April 20th, Goodman wrote: …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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H.A. Goodman, BernieBro Poster Child, Finally Admits He’s a Trump Supporter

This week, to the shock of absolutely no one, former BernieBro extraordinaire H.A. Goodman, who built his brand on mindless, conspiracy-laden hatred of Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, has come out as a Trump supporter. In a tweet to his followers released Friday, April 20th, Goodman wrote: …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Crackpot Nina Turner Compares FBI Raid on Michael Cohen to Treatment of Martin Luther King

Nina Turner, the former Ohio State Senator and head of the SuperPAC Our Revolution, has managed to offend almost every reasonable center-left Democrat in the last two years. One of the only prominent African-American women to endorse Bernie Sanders in the primary, she refused to endorse …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Bernie Sanders’ Flippant Remarks About Obama Prove He Cannot Run In 2020

One of the main reasons I became a journalist was to push back against the disinformation I saw coming from Bernie Sanders supporters when he first entered the race for President in 2015. Whenever I would post even the mildest critique of him online, an army of white, twenty-something men would …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Why Are Liberal Publications Citing Lunatic Conspiracy Theorist Caitlin Johnstone?

Last week, Buzzfeed reported that Medium, the popular blogging site, had suspended the accounts of several prominent alt-right figures, including Mike Cernovich and Jack Posobiec. In response, Mother Jones’ reporter Shane Bauer tweeted about how as long as Medium is cracking down on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Far Left Yells “Time’s Up” At Dianne Feinstein

The California Democratic Party declined to endorse Senator Dianne Feinstein for re-election, selecting state Senate leader Kevin de Léon by a margin of 54-37%. Although neither candidate reached the 60% majority required to make it official, De León declared victory, calling it “an astounding …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bernie Goes Full…Trump? Blames Hillary For Russian Interference

Last night, I saw this tweet, and variations of it, explode across my social media feeds: To be honest, I blew it off because it sounded like something taken out of context. For most of 2017, there was a very healthy media cottage industry built around keeping the Hillary/Bernie war going because …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Jimmy Kimmel is the Voice of the Democratic Party. He Shouldn’t Be

The Banter Long Read: Last week, Jimmy Kimmel once again found himself the unlikely spokesperson for the anger Americans feel towards the Republicans who offer thoughts and prayers in the wake of mass shootings, but nothing else. Before 2017, he had been one of the least political late night …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Far Left Conspiracy Theorist And Trump Voter Disgraces Herself on CNN

At one point, Elizabeth Lee Beck had a semblance of credibility. In July 2015, the New York Times reported that she and her husband Jared, two lawyers from Florida, had grilled Donald Trump in a foreclosure deposition. When they took a break so that she could pump breast milk for their …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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If Sanders Runs in 2020, He Must Answer Hard Questions Concerning His Finances

Yesterday, Politico reported that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has made his first overture to run for President in 2020, holding a meeting with his top political advisers last week. In attendance at the meeting were Our Revolution President Nina Turner, former campaign manager and longtime ally …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Democratic Primary “Reforms” Are Turning Out to be Very Un-Democratic

When it was first adopted at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the Unity Reform Commission sounded like a good idea. The primary had been one of the most contentious in history, with the Sanders side accusing the Clintonites of benefiting from party support, and Hillary voters frustrated at …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Shaun King to His Fellow Progressives: Stop With the “Both Parties are the Same” Bullsh*t

Last night, I read Shaun King’s “Atlanta Mayoral Race Shows What Happens When Progressives Don’t Compromise” and almost wept with joy. As one of the loudest voices in Bernie’s movement, King has spent an awful lot of time playing purity politics. If his preferred candidate didn’t win, then fuck …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Democrats Just Proved They Can Win Without Bernie Sanders

The Banter Long Read: Democrat Keisha Lance-Bottoms eked out a tight victory this week to become the next mayor of Atlanta, defeating Independent Mary Norwood. This victory, close though it may have been, is another blow to Our Revolution and the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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It’s Cute That Bernie Still Thinks Trump Voters Were Motivated by “Economic Anxiety”

Bernie Sanders is out campaigning for 2020 and that has a lot of his followers excited. The problem is that his 2020 campaign sounds an awful lot like his 2016 campaign which means he’s not going to be the nominee again: He advocated for the policies that are familiar to anyone who followed the …Continue […]

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Susan Sarandon is a Sentient Garbage Fire of a Human Being

Since she told Chris Hayes that Donald Trump would “bring the revolution,” Susan Sarandon has dug herself further and further into a foxhole of crazy, never once backing down from her remarks over this last year. Her unrepentant, strident attitudes would be admirable if they were directed …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The American Women’s Party is the Next Group You Should Get Involved With

The American Women’s Party is a new group that should be on your radar for 2018 and beyond. Differing from groups like She Should Run, which encourage women to run for office, The AWP is dedicated to empower the voices of voters, educate them on their rights, and encouraging direct …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why is Matt Taibbi Sharing an Insane Conspiracy Theorist’s Rantings on Twitter?

Matt Taibbi is not having a good month. As American women rise up to defend themselves from the predatory behavior of men in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, every prominent male media figure with a history of misogyny has suddenly become an open target for recriminations. This includes …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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