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MEMBERS ONLY: The Programmed Allure of Red State America

The Banter Long Read: It occurred to me that if the programmed allure of rural America could be that strong to a lifelong city dweller like me, it must be nigh impossible to resist for actual rural Americans. It would also explain the unrelenting paranoia that their way of life in under …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The New York Times’ Sean Hannity Profile is as Bad as its Nazi One

Just when you thought The New York Times couldn’t sink any lower than their piece lionizing conservative Ben Shapiro, and then another one about Ohio Nazi Tony Hovater (who likes Seinfeld, Applebee’s, and ethnic cleansing) their magazine, not to be one-upped, said “hold my beer” and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Sarah Palin Defends Gene Simmons, Destroys The English Language in the Process

After Gene Simmons was banned from Fox News for life after behaving atrociously towards its employees this past week, defender of all things idiotic Sarah Palin took to her trusty Facebook page to denounce Fox and wreck the English language in the process.  It was a truly painful experience …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Sean Hannity Shows How Low the Bar is For Conservative Christian Morality

The entire basis for Fox News host Sean Hannity’s existence is the moral superiority he has assigned himself by virtue of his religion and political affiliation. Hannity has spent decades hammering liberals for their godless depravity, extolling the moral virtues of the Christian deity, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jesus, Even Trump’s Close Friends Think Fox News is Garbage

Well this is something. Chris Ruddy, CEO of conservative platform Newsmax and close Trump friend and ally believes Fox News is so slavishly pro-Trump that it has zero credibility left as a news organization. From Politico:  If Fox has shifted to protect itself on the right, Ruddy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News is Pretending Republicans Didn’t Just Get Their Asses Kicked and That’s Insanely Dangerous

Fox News, AM Hate Radio and right wing hate sites reached a dangerous new level of propaganda this week when they simply pretended Tuesday’s brutal electoral losses for the GOP mostly didn’t happen: Fox News host Sean Hannity was flogged on the internet Tuesday night for spending just six …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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An Open Letter to Bill O’Reilly

After twenty years of bloviating about Judeo-Christian values, it turns out you were quietly subverting just about all of them. Which is fine. Outrageous hypocrisy is a great American pastime, and though your time has now passed, you had a nice run there for a while making angry white Long …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump May Still Fire Mueller if Fox News Has Anything to Say About It

Today, special counsel Robert Mueller released his first indictments in the  ongoing Russia scandal, beginning with Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, as well as the confirmation that former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopolous secretly pled …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jake Tapper Just Ended Bill O’Reilly on Twitter

Do not fuck with Jake Tapper. That’s the message Bill O’Reilly learned today in what has to be the best public takedown of the loudmouthed conservative in years. Perhaps in an attempt to remain relevant after he was booted out of Fox, O’Reilly figured it would be a good idea to insult Tapper …Continue reading Continue […]

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Jake Tapper Just Ended Bill O’Reilly on Twitter

Do not fuck with Jake Tapper. That’s the message Bill O’Reilly learned today in what has to be the best public takedown of the loudmouthed conservative in years. Perhaps in an attempt to remain relevant after he was booted out of Fox, O’Reilly figured it would be a good idea to insult Tapper …Continue reading Continue […]

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Sean Hannity Celebrates a Known Sex Offender’s Success to Spite Hillary Clinton

We’ve been writing about Hillary Clinton a fair bit here at the Banter lately, not because she’s done anything in particular, but because she remains the focal point of right wing ire. A crazed killer murders 60 people in Las Vegas using high powered artillery? Let’s jump on whatever Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Sean Hannity Celebrates a Known Sex Offender’s Success to Spite Hillary Clinton

We’ve been writing about Hillary Clinton a fair bit here at the Banter lately, not because she’s done anything in particular, but because she remains the focal point of right wing ire. A crazed killer murders 60 people in Las Vegas using high powered artillery? Let’s jump on whatever Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Twitter Destroys Tucker Carlson After He Attacked Hillary Clinton Over Harvey Weinstein

The Alt Right’s favorite schoolboy Tucker Carlson was given a ruthless beating on Twitter after attacking Hillary Clinton for not responding fast enough to the Harvey Weinstein yesterday, and deservedly so. Tweeted Carlson: Forgetting the somewhat inconvenient fact that he not only failed to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: How Sean Hannity Made Gun Control Debate Impossible in America

The Banter Long Read: Going after Sean Hannity is almost certainly a pointless task if your objective is to influence him or his viewers…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 …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Gets Owned For Smearing Jimmy Kimmel

It now appears that Graham-Cassidy is officially dead thanks to Sen. John McCain, who bravely stood against his own party and stated unequivocally that he will not vote for the latest Obamare repeal bill. With that being done (which allows the sane to breath a huge collective sigh of relief) …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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“Is it political?

“Is it political? Is it a PC thing?” Fox News’ Steve Doocy asked of a recent profile that sent Mario’s job as a plumber spinning down the drain. The removal of his working class status, his grab bag of millionaire playboy hobbies, his elevation into the highest echelons of the Hollywood elite—how did we not see […]

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Brits Reject the Stupidity of Fox News Forcing Executives to Take it Off the Air

The first time I watched Fox News, I genuinely thought it was satire. Having moved to Los Angeles as a teenager from London, England, I had grown up watching the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 for news. While incredibly dry and often off putting, they all had serious presenters reporting on serious issues, …Continue reading […]

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Tucker Carlson Claims to Understand Climate Change Better Than Climate Scientists

Tucker Carlson’s one gift is his mastery of the art of the straw man argument. Day after day, the Fox News host brings in hapless liberals, scientists, feminists and activists and draws them into defending arguments they haven’t made. He does this to serve his growing audience of Alt-Right …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tucker Carlson Claims to Understand Climate Change Better Than Climate Scientists

Tucker Carlson’s one gift is his mastery of the art of the straw man argument. Day after day, the Fox News host brings in hapless liberals, scientists, feminists and activists and draws them into defending arguments they haven’t made. He does this to serve his growing audience of Alt-Right …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Eric Bolling is No Anomaly, Fox News is Sexist and Rotten to the Core

In the latest employee scandal at Fox News, it was revealed by the Huffington Post that Eric Bolling, co-host of “The Five,” was recently suspended from the network for sending lewd text messages to colleagues. This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone vaguely familiar with Fox …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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