Archive | Matt Taibbi

MEMBERS ONLY: Bernie Sanders Still Can’t Talk About Racism

Photo: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images Bernie Sanders lost the 2016 Democratic primary because black women – the Democratic Party’s most reliable voting bloc – voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton during the early Southern primaries, giving her a delegate lead he could never overcome….  To … Continue reading

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MEMBERS ONLY: My Depressing Conversation With Matt Taibbi

I’ve long been an admirer of Matt Taibbi’s journalism and writing style — so much so that it helped inspired me to become a writer myself. Early on as a writer, I would read as much of his work as I could, quote him at length in pieces I struggled to find the right words for, […]

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Hey Men, Your Satire Sucks

Just today, Young Turks founder and head anchor Cenk Uygur was called out for a series of misogynistic blog posts he wrote in the early 2000s. These posts included complaints about not getting laid enough (“It seems like there is a sea of tits here, and I am drinking in tiny droplets”), rules …Continue reading Continue […]

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Why is Matt Taibbi Sharing an Insane Conspiracy Theorist’s Rantings on Twitter?

Matt Taibbi is not having a good month. As American women rise up to defend themselves from the predatory behavior of men in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, every prominent male media figure with a history of misogyny has suddenly become an open target for recriminations. This includes …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Trump’s Invention of “Nambia” May Be Another Sign of His Dangerous Mental Degeneration

While deeply embarrassing for the United States, President Trump’s creation of a new African country ‘Nambia’ during a luncheon with African leaders in New York is actually extremely worrying. In what could well be another sign of his worsening mental state, Trump appeared to create, or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Matt Taibbi: Trump Supporters Are Beginning to Tire of His Insanity

Matt Taibbi’s latest report in Rolling Stone is an unnerving read that should give everyone cause for very serious concern about the mental state of the president. While much has been written about Trump’s mental health from a decidedly liberal perspective (our own Robert Covington weighed in on …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Cynical Attack on ‘Dreamers’ Was Designed to Shame Tolerant Republicans

Modern Republicanism will go down as one of the most cynical, lazy political ideologies in modern history. It is built almost entirely on a religious belief in the power of free markets, and the vilification of immigrants, women, and minority communities. If Donald Trump can be given credit for …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Matt Taibbi Declares Centrism Dead, The French Have Other Ideas

In the wake of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party’s victory over Theresa May and her Tories in England, some liberals who either sided with, or had sympathy with, the American far left, were quick to re-litigate the Democratic primaries:Corbyn and Labor gained 29 seats in Parliament, the party’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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