If you were in a coma for the last six years, then suddenly awakened this past weekend to observe both John Oliver’s show and Bill O’Reilly’s Sunday show appearance, you might assume they were talking about the military actions of two very separate and distinct presidents.
Once again, the man who jumped the fence and ran onto the White House a little over a week ago was a hot topic at today’s White House briefing, but late-breaking reporting from The Washington Post sheds new light on the incident, and from the reaction inside the White House today, I’m thinking stuff’s about to get real.
On Friday, the story of the beheading of a woman by a disgruntled fellow employee broke nationally, and because the suspect is a convert to Islam, the right-wing media immediately retreated into its patented War On Terror Panic Room and Masturbatorium™. Saturday morning, though, former George W. Bush White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer took advantage of a priceless opportunity to attack the real enemy, Barack Obama.
The Daily Banter Video Mail Bag: Alternatives to Huff Post, Our Favorite Writers and Debunking Conspiracy Theories!
MEMBERS ONLY: Welcome to the all new Daily Banter Video Mailbag! In our very first edition, Ben Cohen, Chez Pazienza and Bob Cesca discuss alternatives to the Huffington Post, which writers we’d like to see on the Banter, and why it’s important to laugh at conspiracy theorists. As a bonus, we also have Chez giving Ben relationship advice…
Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri flared anew Thursday night, as peaceful protesters marching and chanting in protest of the Mike Brown killing were met by a local business owner whom police confirm pulled a gun on the marchers. Check out the police reaction to an armed white man at a protest for the killing of an unarmed black teenager.