THE MORNING BANTER: Lifetime Bans, Botched Executions, Shooting Rampages, and James Bond Talking About Sexual Assault

Happy Wednesday! Here's what's happening on the internet:
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Happy Wednesday! Here's what's happening on the internet:
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Happy Wednesday! Here's what's happening on the internet:


1. Donald Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban

Donald Sterling, a well-documented terrible person, received a lifetime ban from newly appointed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who said that he "fully expects to get the support [he needs] from the other NBA owners to remove him," while staring directly into the camera, unblinking.

In a plane somewhere between Texas and LA, Mark Cuban felt an unexplainable chill.


2. Oklahoma Botches Clayton Lockett's Execution

Oklahoma prison officials halted an inmate's execution on Tuesday after a new drug combination left the man writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney before he later died of a heart attack, leaving the Oklahoma prison board writhing and clenching their teeth about the news of this one getting out.


3. Man Goes on Shooting Rampage in Georgia Town Where Guns are Mandatory

Who would have ever guessed that in a town where guns are mandatory, someone would end up going on a shooting rampage?

Most people. Most people would.


4.  WATCH: White House's New Star-Studded PSA about Sexual Assault

After a lengthy speech Tuesday by Vice President Joe Biden, the White House introduced their new PSA about sexual assault starring Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Steve Carell, Seth Meyers and Dulé Hill, as well as the President and Vice President. In it, James Bond, the vice president, and the new host of Late Night talk directly and adamantly about sexual assault, which is just bringing up all kinds of feelings in me...