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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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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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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: Democrats Just Proved They Can Win Without Bernie Sanders

The Banter Long Read: Democrat Keisha Lance-Bottoms eked out a tight victory this week to become the next mayor of Atlanta, defeating Independent Mary Norwood. This victory, close though it may have been, is another blow to Our Revolution and the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Are We Still Using the Espionage Act?

The Trump administration has taken it’s first step in retaliating against leakers, showing that the President’s tirades on twitter are more than just rhetorical threats. Charges have been brought under the Espionage Act against a 25 year-old NSA contractor for allegedly providing a news outlet with …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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