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Lordy, The Trump Meltdown Has Begun

We’re coming to it now. As I write this, America is speeding uncontrollably toward a constitutional crisis. The Mad King, today, is perched on the edge of his authority under Article II, shoving chocolate cake down his chubby piehole, wondering what it’ll be like if he takes the plunge into …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Chief Lawyer Fighting The Mueller Probe Resigns Because Trump Is An Idiot

In the latest high profile resignation from Donald Trump’s inner circle, lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation, John Dowd, quit today for undisclosed reasons. However, if you read between the lines, it is clear that Dowd believes Trump to be an idiot who will almost certainly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Petulant Taunting Of Andrew McCabe Only Makes Things Worse For Trump

Trump always makes things worse for Trump. It’s a rule that doesn’t require a lot of research to confirm. Every decision Trump makes, whether it’s linked to the investigation into his traitorous participation in the Russian plot to hijack our democratic institutions, or whether it has to do with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Petulant Taunting Of Andrew McCabe Only Makes Things Worse For Trump

Trump always makes things worse for Trump. It’s a rule that doesn’t require a lot of research to confirm. Every decision Trump makes, whether it’s linked to the investigation into his traitorous participation in the Russian plot to hijack our democratic institutions, or whether it has to do with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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My One-Degree-Of-Separation From The Trump-Russia Investigation

Last September, I wrote a piece for BANTER M in which I profiled my former podcast partner, Lee Stranahan. Here’s what I wrote at the time by way of a set-up. Stay tuned because this all goes somewhere very, very interesting. * * * Back in 2009, I was invited to be the co-host of […]

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Hope Hicks Hopes To Avoid Jail Time By Resigning From The White House

The official story behind the woefully unqualified White House communications directorHope Hick’s decision to quit today is, well, pretty laughable. Reported the New York Times:  Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Trump’s longest-serving advisers, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Continues To Attack Obama For Not Doing Anything About Russia

Donald Trump, despite his obsessive and destructive use of Twitter, doesn’t seem to know anything about the internet. He doesn’t know about the behemoth resource called “Google” or its subsidiary “YouTube.” Using either platform, it’s relatively easy to unearth clips, news stories, previous …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mueller Hands Down New Indictments While Trumpers Stupidly Declare ‘Game Over’

Fox News viewers and supporters of Donald Trump in general are utterly clueless about the Russian attack and the Special Counsel’s investigation of it. So far, they simply haven’t been following along with the ongoing developments in the story due in part to the teeny-tiny information bubble …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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During Stock Market Crash, Trump Accuses Dems Of ‘Treason’ For Not Applauding Him

Among many superlatives about Donald Trump, he might be the whiniest president in history. On Monday, Trump spent several minutes during a rally in Blue Ash, Ohio relitigating the applause breaks during his State Of The Union address — because he’s not at all childish, petty or misinformed. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Nunes Memo Omitted Much More Than It Revealed, And Here’s A List

The controversial four-page memo about the Trump-Russia investigation drafted by pro-Trump stooge Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) was released unredacted to the public today and, as predicted, it’s a con-job from start to finish. It alleges that FBI and Department of Justice officials targeted Trump …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Nunes Memo Omitted Much More Than It Revealed, And Here’s A List

The controversial four-page memo about the Trump-Russia investigation drafted by pro-Trump stooge Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) was released unredacted to the public today and, as predicted, it’s a con-job from start to finish. It alleges that FBI and Department of Justice officials targeted Trump …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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 Nunes “Secret Memo” Is Already Falling Apart

When John Oliver coined the phrase “Stupid Watergate” he couldn’t possibly have known just how perfectly he’d capture the entire spectacle of the Trump administration and its toadies in the Republican Party colluding with Russia and desperately looking for ways to end the investigation into that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump: The First D*ck President

The through line connecting nearly every shocking action by Donald Trump is that he’s simply a dick. Barack Obama was our first African-American president, and Trump is our first dick president. He seems to delight in being a dick to people, whether it’s allies like Republican members of Congress …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Are Using The “Secret Memo” To Cynically Manipulate Frightened Trump Voters

We are watching a massive propaganda effort to legitimize the destruction of the rule of law in America and the shamelessness of Republicans in engineering it will not be forgotten. Last Spring, Republicans had a Trump problem. He had swooped in and stolen their carefully cultivated base of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Desperate Attempt To Fire Mueller Only Made Things Much, Much Worse For Trump

Donald Trump always makes things worse for himself. It’s become a daily feature of the Trump era to watch in stunned amazement how Trump routinely makes horrible decisions, digging his shithole deeper and more inescapable with every move. Hell, Trump’s bad decisions make Walter White look like the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: I Got Your ‘Deep State Coup’ Right Here

You might’ve noticed that the congressional Republicans have amped up their efforts to undermine the integrity of the FBI and the Mueller investigation. The latest chapter in the Trumpers’ “deep state coup” narrative has arrived and it goes a little like this: they’re focusing on text messages by …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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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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Trump’s Been President For A Year And He Still Doesn’t Know Anything

It’s been exactly 365 days since Donald Trump was inaugurated, perhaps one of the darkest days in American history.  In that time, Trump has embarrassed the nation daily with a series of petulant, whiny, racist, mendacious and just-plain-dumb statements, whether by tweet, blurt or otherwise. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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