Archive | Glenn Greenwald

The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Confessions Of A Former Firebrand Leftist

Prior to the end of 2016 the average American rarely even thought about Russia, almost never thought about Vladimir Putin, and had no idea what a Kremlin was. Now hatred for Russia is at the forefront of consciousness in mainstream America, and now infected the UK as well and is quickly …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Instead Of Sounding The Alarm Over Nunes Memo, Glenn Greenwald Is Attacking James Comey

I’ve been attempting to write an article for the past three days about the need to find common ground with those you disagree with politically, no matter how ideologically you might be apart. I will still publish this piece, but my God does the left’s contrarian in chief Glenn Greenwald make it …Continue reading Continue […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Nunes Memo Will Depend On Americans Being Confused By Surveillance Laws

Two major news stories dropped yesterday, so let’s cut right to the chase.  First, we learned that Donald Trump apparently demanded that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pledge his loyalty to Trump, asking Rosenstein if he’s “on my team.” The meeting occurred this past December and, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Far Left Is Growing More Deranged By The Day

In the wake of New York Magazine’s profile of Glenn Greenwald, we spent much of yesterday dissecting Greenwald’s nonsense about the supposed lack of evidence for Donald Trump’s collusion with the Russian government. As Bob Cesca wrote, it is important not to let intellectual bullies like Greenwald …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Don’t Let Glenn Greenwald Scold You Into Believing Putin’s War Against America Isn’t Real

By now you’ve likely read New York Magazine’s profile of Glenn Greenwald, authored by Simon van Zuylen-Wood. In fact, today appears to be Greenwald Day at The Daily Banter, so be sure to read Ben Cohen’s members piece and definitely Justin Rosario’s takedown here.  My contribution isn’t …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Glenn Greenwald’s Painful Lack of Self Awareness

In 2013 when the movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ came out, Glenn Greenwald wrote a predictably pedantic and scathing review about its complicity with the pro Obama/pro CIA/pro neo imperialist/deep state. A reader cheekily left a comment on the piece asking the Guardian that they should provide a ‘Spoiler …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Glenn Greenwald Goes Full Fox News: Rachel Maddow Is An “Intellectually Dishonest, Partisan Hack”

Glenn Greenwald thrives on being an asshole. Trolling the dreaded Establishment is how he’s convinced millions of progressives that he’s on their side even as he undermines everything they care about. For the latest example of this, look to NYMag.com’s profile of Greenwald in which he complains …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Strongman And The Conman

It’s telling that this comparison to Stalin was laughed off by commentators on both the far right and far left, once again proving the usefulness of Jean-Pierre Faye’s horseshoe theory that political extremists on both sides tend to resemble one another. After the comparison was revealed to the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Glenn Greenwald Smears Centrist Democrats For Supposedly Smearing Chelsea Manning

In the mind of Glenn Greenwald, there is no greater threat to the future of humanity than centrist Democrats. They are surveillance loving, neoliberal shills who have sworn fealty to the overlords of the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton, and President Obama. No matter how bad Donald Trump gets or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Donald Trump’s Unlikely “No Collusion” Ally

You might recall that Trump used the phrase “no collusion” no fewer than 16 times during a recent interview with The New York Times and reporter Michael Schmidt. This week, Trump added dozens more instances of the phrase “no collusion” to the list, including a press conference with the Norwegian …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Glenn Greenwald Doesn’t Understand What McCarthyism is.

With the recent revelation that the Senate will look into Jill Stein in its Russia investigation, Glenn Greenwald, who has characterized this constitutional crisis as a Deep State conspiracy, went into full meltdown mode on Twitter, releasing one hysterical missive against the Democrats and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s “Lie of the Year” Should be a Wake Up Call to the Far Left

On Tuesday, Politifact named Trump the “Winner” of 2017’s Lie of the Year for denying that Russia interfered in the 2016 election: A mountain of evidence points to a single fact: Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election of 2016.In both classified and public reports, U.S. intelligence …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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Greenwald And The ‘Nothing Burger’ Crowd Will Never Change Their Minds About Trump-Russia

Don’t hold your breath. There won’t be any apologies or mea culpas from the “Nothingburger” crowd in the wake of the indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, and the unsealing of George Papadopoulos’s guilty plea from earlier in the year. Remember the nothingburger talking point? It was a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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More Bullsh*t Wikileaks for the Easily Misled

Wikileaks, Russian puppets and haters of all things American, posted the following tweet about the man investigating Donald Trump:Clearly, Robert Mueller delivered weapons grade uranium to Russia because (insert conspiracy theory of choice here), therefor he can’t be trusted to investigate Donald …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Caitlin Johnstone: Anatomy of an Alt-Left Conspiracy Nut

Over the past few days, myself and Banter writer Jeremy Fassler has been engaged in a war of words with far left, self described “rogue” journalist Caitlin Johnstone. Fassler mentioned Johnstone, a writer and one-time astrologer from Melbourne, Australia, as an example of the increasing insane …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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‘The Intercept’ Goes to War Against Rachel Maddow’s Investigative Reporting on RussiaGate

(The Daily Banter’s Justin Rosario also covered the Maddow story here.)The Intercept, the news and opinion site run in part by Glenn Greenwald, has been known from the very beginning as an outlet where investigative journalism was allowed flourish…

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Rachel Maddow Attacked by Greenwald Left For Too Much Reporting On Russia

Glenn Greenwald’s ostensibly liberal “The Intercept” is still hard at work trying to convince the world that the mountain of evidence piling up that Donald Trump is a puppet (“No puppet! No puppet!”) of Vladimir Putin is fake news. Their latest target …

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