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Liberal “Smugness” Is Just As Bad As Right Wing Hate Speech? F*ck You

Do you think liberals are smug and insufferable? Do you find our know it all attitude irritating? Do you wish we would stop lecturing people on why they’re wrong with all of our verifiable facts and data? Do you think we’re just as much to blame for the sad state of political discourse in America […]

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Trump Continues War On Reality By Calling Devin Nunes “A Great American Hero”

In the relentless PR war to convince America that there was no collusion, no Russian hacks and no need to investigate the president for crimes against his own country, Donald Trump tweeted this in support of the widely ridiculed Devin Nunes today:  Nunes will go down in history as a fourth …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Hillary Protecting Staffer Accused Of Harassment Is Bad, But Let’s Have Some Goddamn Perspective Please

The story broken by the New York Times today that revealed Hillary Clinton protected a male staffer accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign against President Obama does not look good for the former first lady and Secretary of State. However, it is important to keep perspective on the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Lawrence O’Donnell Asks the Media a Very Important Question About Donald Trump

The Banter has long lauded Lawrence O’Donnell as one of the most important voices in the media during the Trump era. For almost two years now, O’Donnell has kept a laser like focus on the president and those complicit in allowing his rise to power. He has been utterly relentless and his message has …Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Media is Not Reporting on What the Democrats Really Stand For

The Banter Long Read: The current common wisdom is that the Democratic Party doesn’t actually stand for anything other than running against Trump. The right wing says it. The Purity Left says it. The “liberal” media says it. So many people say it just has to be true. Except for the part where …Continue reading Continue […]

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The Left Must Now Officially Accept That Clinton Would Not Have Been “Just as Bad” as Trump

With Trump’s announcement that the US will be formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will be moving the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, it must now be officially acknowledged by all those on the far Left that Hillary Clinton would not have been “just as bad” as Donald Trump.  …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Democrats Defend Blow Jobs, Republicans Defend Pedophiles

As far as I’m concerned, there simply cannot be enough articles written about the fact that Republicans and conservatives are defending Roy Moore. If it was simply “We don’t believe it happened.”, that would be bad but not outside of political norms. “Deny, deny, deny” is an age old tactic. But …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Don’t Blame “Tribalism” When Only One Tribe is F*cking Crazy

The Banter Long Read: The big new word of 2016 and 2017 has been “tribalism”, the cool hipster way of saying “left” vs. “right”…To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s content, and your support directly goes to the writers at the Banter …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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CNN, Please Fire Chris Cillizza Over His Outrageous Harvey Weinstein Accusations

I haven’t commented on the revelation that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted and harassed multiple women over the years in Hollywood because it’s not an industry I have much interest in and Weinstein isn’t a person I know much about. Having read the stories, I’m almost positive he is guilty of …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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What The F*ck Is Wrong With David Sirota?

On Wednesday, David Sirota, in conjunction with Josh Keefe and Andrew Perez, broke a story about Republican New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez being involved in exactly the kind of “pay to play” scheme she was elected to stop. It’s journalism at its best and even though it’s unlikely to take …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Hill Wrote a Shitty Headline About Trumpcare, So We Fixed it

It’s a little know fact that people tend to read the headline of an article and not the article itself. It’s a sad commentary about how we consume news but it also means it’s incumbent upon a news outlet to be accurate when crafting a title for an article. It sounds like an esoteric concern […]

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Brian Beutler’s Wake Up Call About the GOP’s Political Violence is a Must Read

Now that Greg Gianforte has won a seat in Congress after violently attacking a reporter, the “liberal” press has been wringing its hands as the right wing media smugly enjoys yet another victory over decency.The Nation’s Brian Beutler justifiably finds the entire scene nauseating:In a healthier …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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