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Trump’s Pay To Play Scheme Is Exactly What He Accused Hillary Of

On Tuesday, Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, released a document detailing millions of dollars paid to Trump’s mobbed up lawyer Michael Cohen by both a Russian oligarch and several corporations: Among the other payments to Mr. Cohen’s company described in the financial records were …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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New Reuters/Ipsos Poll Says Millennials Lean Republican, But That’s Not the Whole Story

Yesterday, Reuters/IPSOS released a new poll that, if you believe the headlines, could mean trouble for Democrats in the 2018 midterms. The poll is accompanied by a look into the primary for New Hampshire’s First District, where millennials appear wishy-washy as to which candidate to …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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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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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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MEMBERS ONLY: Mary Shelley Warned Us About Mark Zuckerberg

Societies have long known that when inventors don’t ask hard questions of themselves, the results can be catastrophic. Mark Zuckerberg learned this the hard way this week when he testified before Congress over two consecutive days concerning Cambridge Analytica’s breach of Facebook data in the 2016 …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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A Short, Sad History Of Soon To Be Irrelevant Paul Ryan

Yes, folks, you read that headline correctly. In a story broken by Axios this morning, Paul Ryan, the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives, will retire from Congress at the end of this current session, becoming the first sitting Speaker to forgo re-election in an election year since …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Bernie Sanders’ Flippant Remarks About Obama Prove He Cannot Run In 2020

One of the main reasons I became a journalist was to push back against the disinformation I saw coming from Bernie Sanders supporters when he first entered the race for President in 2015. Whenever I would post even the mildest critique of him online, an army of white, twenty-something men would …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Sexist Roots of the “Nancy Pelosi Problem”

When Conor Lamb won his special election in Pennsylvania last week, he distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, calling for new leadership if the Democrats retake Congress in November. Since Lamb won by only a handful of votes, this may have been shrewd strategizing on his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Hillary Clinton Attacked for Telling the Truth About Her Loss

In the 2016 campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was criticized for…well, everything, but in particular for her remarks that half of Donald Trump’s voters could be thrown into the “basket of deplorables” for their racism and misogyny. She wasn’t wrong – look at this video from The …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Katie Halper and Jimmy Dore Think the Left Should Ally with White Nationalists

Last summer, after attempting to sue us with a fake lawyer (which she still denies doing), Caitlin Johnstone published a series of articles that caused a firestorm on the far left. In them, she argued that the left needed to ally with alt-right figurehead Mike Cernovich to take down the mainstream …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Report: Russia Tried To Mess With The 2016 Election Using A Bad Video Game

“Hilltendo” was a flash-based platformer game aimed at smearing Hillary Clinton days before the 2016 election, according to a new CNN report. While it’s hard to gauge how effective it was, it certainly speaks volumes about the bizarre lengths Russian agents may have gone to in trying to influence American politics.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Kremlin Kept Romney from Becoming Secretary of State, and Other Revelations

This morning, New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer published a summation of Christopher Steele and his investigation into Donald Trump that culminated in BuzzFeed leaking his dossier to the press shortly before Trump’s inaugural last year. It is the most thorough article that I have read on the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Vile Misogynist Rudy Giuliani Insults Hillary Clinton Over Her Weight At Trump Fundraiser

Failed presidential candidate and notorious racist Rudy Giuliani reportedly insulted Hillary Clinton about her weight  at a Trump fundraiser in his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida this weekend. Reported Axios: On Friday night, President Trump entertained around 250 Republican donors in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bernie Goes Full…Trump? Blames Hillary For Russian Interference

Last night, I saw this tweet, and variations of it, explode across my social media feeds: To be honest, I blew it off because it sounded like something taken out of context. For most of 2017, there was a very healthy media cottage industry built around keeping the Hillary/Bernie war going because …Continue reading Continue […]

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Jill Stein’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Interview

Jill Stein, Susan Sarandon’s candidate, isn’t having a good weekend. This Friday, Mueller revealed in his indictments that Russians interfered on behalf of her campaign, posting on the Instagram account Blacktivist, “Choose peace and vote for Jill Stein. Trust me, it’s not a wasted vote.” This is …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Mitt Romney: A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Since the rise of Trump, it’s been tempting to revise our collective memory of the 2012 election and make Mitt Romney seem like a good guy. After all, he smiles a lot, he seems like a loving grandfather, and he did invent Obamacare. I’ve gone easy on him too: on my second day of grad […]

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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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