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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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How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate Testimony Live on YouTube, Facebook, and VR

Mark Zuckerberg is on the hot seat today. The billionaire CEO of Facebook will testify on Capitol Hill about the privacy scandals that have rocked his company, including the theft of data from over 87 million Facebook users by the political research firm Cambridge Analytica.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Soledad O’Brien Destroys Obnoxious Hack Chris Cillizza On Twitter

There are few things Democrats and Republicans agree on in this bipartisan climate, but one of them is that Chris Cillizza is the absolute worst. He is to journalism what Nickelback is to rock and roll, or Michael Bay is to film – and at least they didn’t write tons of articles in 2016 going […]

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If You Thought Sam Nunberg’s CNN Interview Was Bad, You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

Nobody had a worse day yesterday than Sam Nunberg, the former Trump aide who, in a series of interviews on the three major news networks, grew increasingly unhinged as he announced his intention to violate both Robert Mueller’s subpoena to provide emails between him and Trump campaign …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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17-Year-Old Parkland Survivor Brutally Owns Marco Rubio At CNN Town Hall

Since he joined the Senate in 2011, Marco Rubio has been one of most feckless members of Congress. Once considered the potential savior of the GOP for his Latino heritage, he has embarrassed himself every time he takes the national spotlight, whether reaching for his water bottle during his 2013 …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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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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Dear Media, Stop Trying To Make Donald Trump “Presidential”

Last April (which seems like a lifetime ago), President Trump fired missiles at Syria in retaliation against Assad’s use of chemical weapons on his people, and the “liberal” media praised him. MSNBC anchor Brian Williams repeatedly called the missile strike “beautiful,” and the Washington …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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“I’m Coming To Gun You All Down.” Will Trump-Inspired Terrorism Matter?

If you haven’t already heard, one of Trump’s white male followers was arrested in Michigan for repeatedly calling CNN and promising to kill them for being “fake news”: “Fake news. I’m coming to gun you all down. F‑‑‑ you, f‑‑‑ing n‑‑‑‑‑s.” The caller then clicked off.Three minutes later, the same …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Winner Of Trump’s “Fake News” Award Wasn’t Fake And Wasn’t News

When you combine the organizational skills of Donald Trump and the web expertise of the RNC, you get 2018’s “Fake News Awards,” — an event that crashed quite literally as soon as it was launched (via The Daily Beast):   The Republican National Committee on Wednesday night …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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I Read Stephen Miller’s Awful Duke Essays So You Don’t Have To

This weekend, White House Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller was forced out of a CNN studio after Jake Tapper cut him off in an interview for “[wasting] enough of my viewers’ time.” Miller spent the interview praising Donald Trump and bashing the media, which anyone who’s read Fire and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jake Tapper Wrecks Hapless Trump Advisor on Live Television, Cuts his Mic

For your Sunday viewing pleasure, take a minute and watch CNN”s Jake Tapper incinerate hapless Trump advisor Stephen Miller after a non-stop stream of nonsense, then cut his mic mid-sentence:  The interview was supposed to be about the claims made by former White House chief strategist …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Big Boy Donald Trump Did a Very Clever Tweet About CNN!

Donald Trump was up early Saturday morning thinking hard about what to say to his 43 million Twitter followers. Tired of being lampooned by the media as being an incompetent idiot with potential brain damage, Trump put on his very best writer’s cap and produced a stunningly clever play on words …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: New York Times Reporters Caught Lying About Clinton Lawyer Marc Elias

The Banter Long Read: …in reporting on this new development, the Post’s rival newspaper, the New York Times, has been caught lying about its relevance. Worse, their lies could undermine the legitimacy of the Russia investigation in the minds of the American public and even further discredit their …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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John Legend Schools Chris Cillizza Over His Latest Ridiculous False Equivalency Piece

Yesterday, The New York Times ran a damning expose of film mogul Harvey Weinstein, founder of Miramax and The Weinstein Company, who is being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. Because Weinstein has also been a Democratic donor throughout the last few election cycles, some have …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Fascism of Stephen Miller

Benjamin Zuskin couldn’t sleep. The year was 1952, and as a former member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in Moscow, he knew that Stalin could come for him at any moment…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Dear CNN, Stop Inviting Kellyanne Conway on to Lie and Promote Trump Talking Points

If you have a spare 25 minutes and don’t mind the prospect of inducing severe psychosis in yourself, sit down and watch Kellyanne Conway lying through her teeth on CNN for the umpteenth time this year. The ‘interview’ where Brian Stelter essentially gave Conway unfettered airtime to a) not …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Antitrust Threat Against CNN is a Dangerous Escalation

Donald Trump has been president for less than six months and he’s so eroded our sense of what is normal in a democracy that this is not the screaming headline of every newspaper:“White House advisers have discussed a potential point of leverage over their adversary” CNN, the official told the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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How the #CNNBlackmail Scandal Exposed America’s Dark Side

These days, a single tweet can start a chain reaction that leads to an army of trolls unleashing harassment both online and sometimes, off it. It’s a bizarre yet hazardous part of our increasingly connected world, especially when the hoards are reacting to what they see as equally damaging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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#CNNBlackmail: The Latest Right Wing Deception

Right-wingers like Ann Coulter love to accuse the Left of playing victim, but their skills at playing victim are on par with Daniel Day-Lewis. All you have to do is read any one of The New York Times’ profiles of Trump voters who live in blue states and have a hard time to see how the …Continue […]

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