Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben writes a regular column for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for,, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.

Top Articles by Ben Cohen


Anti-Vaxxers Fund Autism Study, Accidentally Prove Themselves Wrong

At the very least, you have to commend anti-vaxxers who are willing to put their money where their mouth is and commit to independent verification of their claims that vaccinations lead to autism. Sadly, this didn’t turn out too well for autism advocacy organization SafeMinds when they funded a scientific study looking at the long term effects of childhood vaccines.


The Dumbest Article on US Gun Control Comes From…an Australian

In a self-aggrandizing article in the Guardian, Australian columnist Jason Wilson berates Australians for being ‘sanctimonious’ about their radical anti gun laws and cease their ‘moral grandstanding’ over America’s latest gun massacre.


Jeb Bush Brings in His Brother, Proves His Campaign is Completely Screwed

Jeb Bush has floundered in his campaign from the beginning and is now so far behind that he is now looking at the Hail Mary option – his idiotic brother who may have enough credibility with red meat Republicans to get some much needed attention to his campaign.

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Forget the Oregon Shooter, All Hail Chris Mintz

In the midst of a terrible tragedy, a truly heroic act of defiance, bravery and selflessness can come to define the mass shooting in Oregon this week. Forget the rage and violence of Chris Harper Mercer – another tragic figure consumed by hate and cowardice – let us remember the amazing courage army veteran Chris Mintz displayed in the face of incredible danger


I Love America, But Your Gun Violence Makes Me Want to Go Home

This gun violence will not stop unless massive political action is taken, and as sad as this is for me to say, I see no possibility that it can, or will happen. And for that reason, there will probably come a point when, out of fear, I will feel compelled to go back home.

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Everyone Needs to Chill The F*ck Out About The Pope Meeting Kim Davis

The Pope is a homophobe. He’s also a deeply kind man committed to helping the most vulnerable. He has a contradictory, complex personality that does not fit neatly into any one category. In other words, he is a flawed human being, just like you.

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Quote of the Day: Republican Admits Benghazi ‘Scandal’ Was Orchestrated to Take Down Hillary

You don’t see this every day. In a moment of honesty, current House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told Sean Hannity on Fox News last night that the Select Committee, chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy was essentially designed to take Hillary Clinton down in the presidential election.

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Can We Please Invade North Korea?

This is the one country where nuking the government and killing thousands of North Koreans collaterally would be justified in the long term – an admittedly horrific statement given the actual consequences of war.


Marco Rubio’s Grotesque Vision of Women is an Indictment of Republican Values

Republicans see no harm in lying or smearing women – tactics that are no longer part of a coherent strategy, but a defining characteristic of the party itself.


George Zimmerman Posting Photo of Dead Trayvon Martin Could Be a Serious Warning Sign

Zimmerman clearly finds posting deeply offensive images of his murder victim funny and sees nothing wrong with comparing the nation’s first black president with a Baboon. This is a psychotic pattern of behavior, and it isn’t exactly a stretch to see this panning out in a very, very nasty way.


Holy Sh*t, Flowing Water Found on Mars!

This is perhaps the biggest news in 2015. Scientist have now found liquid water – the best indicator of life – on Mars, our neighboring planet.


John Boehner’s Resignation, Paves Way For Even Crazier Conservative to Take Over

Weeping orange man John Boehner has finally decided to call it quits on his tumultuous tenure as Speaker of the House. Now, someone crazier than him is likely to take over.

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Photo of the Week: The Pope Visits The Sick

Andy Borowitz for the epic win of the internet this week.

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Only in Florida: Puppy Shoots Man Trying to Shoot it

Luckily for those inclined towards sorcery and supernatural, the state of Florida presents enough verifiable, repeatable evidence that we indeed live in a world filled with wizardry and diabolism


I Went to School With Pig F*ckers Like David Cameron

Based on my experiences mixing with Britain’s elites, I would also bet a considerable amount of money that #piggate occurred.


Everyone is Losing Their Sh*t Over Poor Ahmed the Clock Kid

It’s official, everyone has lost their shit over poor Ahmed Mohamed — the 14-year-old child who was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a hoax bomb.