MEMBERS ONLY: The Bigger, Badder Daily Banter Mail Bag: Greenwald’s Latest, Civics in Schools, Our Best Stuff and Worst Comments
In this week’s edition of The Daily Banter Mail Bag, Bob, Ben and Chez discuss Greenwald’s latest on New Zealand, civics in schools, our finest posts and our most horrendous comments.
Even if you don’t much like Songs of Innocence, there’s at least one good thing that can come out of all this: the chance it gives us to laugh at largely illiterate kids who are just losing their fucking minds because they have no idea who U2 even is and certainly don’t want them anywhere near their iPhones.
Over the last few years a simplistic brand of Washington groupthink has been termed the “Green Lantern Theory” of presidential power. It is best embodied by simple-minded pundits like National Journal‘s Ron Fournier and the other permanent residents of the Morning Joe roundtable, who think that if Obama just did — something — he could… Read More