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David Sirota’s Attempt To Smear Beto O’Rourke Goes Horribly Wrong

Young Turks journalist David Sirota is known for stirring division within the Democratic Party. Throughout 2015 and 2016, he dedicated most of his reporting to attacking Hillary Clinton while showering Bernie Sanders with praise, despite receiving criticism for failing to disclose … Continue reading

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SAY IT AIN’T SO: Weezer’s Primary Victory Could Spell Midterms Doom For Dems

On Tuesday, voters cast their ballots on a number of pressing issues and some extremely-good-to-absolutely-evil candidates. But there was one particular issue on the ballot that could help shape the future of the Democratic party, the age old question: Is Weezer good?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.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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Democrats May Ride the Blue Wave to Defeat Ted Cruz

There are few politicians more widely disliked than Ted Cruz, the junior Republican Senator from Texas. Former House Speaker John Boehner said he’s “never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.” Senator Lindsey Graham joked that “if you killed Ted Cruz on the floor of the …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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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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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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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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MEMBERS ONLY: Al Franken’s Apology and the Left’s Ownership of Sexual Crimes

(Image via Getty Images) The Banter Long Read: KABC commentator Leeann Tweeden accused Senator Al Franken of groping her in a photograph during a 2006 USO tour. The photograph depicts her asleep in a cargo plane while Franken, smiling to the camera, is seen with his hands on her …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Identity Politics Won Virginia

Tuesday night, white men in Virginia voted overwhelmingly (63%) for Ed Gillespie (after he ran an incredibly racist campaign. White women voted for him by a slim (51%) but convincing margin as well despite Gillespie embracing Trumpism, the wholesale rolling back of women’s reproductive rights. Even …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women’s Convention To Feature Headline Speaker…Bernie Sanders?

Five years ago, The Onion posted this: I bring this up because yesterday it went viral after the organizers for this month’s Women’s Convention (the same group who organized last January’s Women’s March) announced that their headline speaker will be…Bernie Sanders.Yes, the man who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women’s Convention To Feature Headline Speaker…Bernie Sanders?

Five years ago, The Onion posted this: I bring this up because yesterday it went viral after the organizers for this month’s Women’s Convention (the same group who organized last January’s Women’s March) announced that their headline speaker will be…Bernie Sanders.Yes, the man who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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Hillary Will Sit Down and Shut Up When Bernie Does

There’s still a brutal fight, 10 months after Election Day 2016, for control of the narrative of what happened. On one side, you have Hillary and her supporters pointing to the media’s overt hostility, Russian interference, 25 years of Republican smears, James Comey’s ill-timed letter to Congress, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Hypocritical Messaging of the Democrats’ “Better Deal”

Yesterday in The New York Times, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer outlined the Democrats’ agenda for 2018 and 2020. Titled “A Better Deal,” it is centered around soothing the “economic anxiety” of the white working-class voters who feel left behind by both major parties, and either supported …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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