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


Ann Coulter Compares Mexican Immigrants to Who???

Apparently Ann Coulter is still alive and well, much to the dismay of pretty much everyone .

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Khloe Kardashian’s Niqab Selfie is Offensive Because it Offends Women, Not Islam

Khloe Kardashian’s new look may be offending social justice warriors and some Muslims who believe she is offending Islam, but in reality, she is offending women who should never have to wear a ridiculous clown outfit for fear of violent male repercussions.

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Why Were FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges? Let John Oliver Explain

Even if soccer (‘football’ to rest of the world) isn’t your cup of tea, you’ve probably heard that international organizing body FIFA (The Fédération Internationale de Football Association) is one of the most corrupt organizations on the planet. So corrupt in fact that top ranking officials were unceremoniously arrested today by Swiss authorities in a… Read More


Jim Bob Duggar Believes Incest Should be Punishable by Death. But Not When it is his Son of Course.

It has now been revealed that Josh Duggar’s dad, Jim Bob Duggar, believed incest represents a ‘heinous’ crime, ‘and as such should be treated as capital crime’ at a time when he knew his own son had molested his sisters.


Charles C. Johnson Creates New Twitter Profile, Gets Banned Immediately

Twitter douchebag Charles C. Johnson was banned by the social media platform for encouraging acts of violence against a civil rights activist. Johnson hilariously signed up again, but was blacklisted almost instantaneously.


Donald Trump Wishes All You Losers an Enjoyable Memorial Day

Donald Trump, billionaire, TV star, and all round positive guy has a message for you this Memorial Day:

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Muslim Televangelist Claims Masturbators Will Meet their ‘Pregnant Hand’ in the Afterlife

Welcome to the entirely new concept of the “Pregnant Masturbating Hand”.

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Paul Krugman Slams the iPhone, ‘Techno-Revolution’ Economy

If the future is already here, then why are so many people struggling in the modern economy that is constantly finding new ways to make our lives easier and cheaper?

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The Revolution Continues: Ireland Becomes First Nation to Legalize Gay Marriage via Popular Vote

The world truly is turning a corner when it comes to accepting homosexuality as a completely normal and healthy facet of human existence. In a remarkable social shift, Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage by popular vote. The traditionally Catholic country  only decriminalized homosexuality 22 years ago, making the overwhelming support for it all… Read More

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7 Quotes That Prove Jeb Bush is Not Fit to be President

Jeb Bush, like his brother, isn’t particularly bright and a number of his statements highlight this lack of mental rigor, proving that he should not be allowed anywhere near the White House.

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The Most Insane Job Application Email Ever

While the headline of this piece might sound somewhat hyperbolic, please check out the email I received today that I believe is a job application. I’ve read this several times and cannot for the life of me understand what Mr Choi is proposing he do for the Banter. Citing “temporary hired status over the 45… Read More


Environment Win: France Makes it Illegal For Supermarkets to Destroy Edible Food

France has enacted a law that prevents large supermarkets from throwing away edible food – a good sign given industrialized nations waste nearly as much food as sub-Saharan Africa creates.


The Bill O’Reilly and Bill Cosby Effect: How Power and Gender Trump Justice

The nauseating tale of two powerful male media figures, Bill Cosby and Bill O’Reilly, perfectly illustrates the ongoing problem our society has with its treatment of women, and shows how our society is set up to protect men because of their gender and power.


Crappiest Day Ever? Chinese Mogul Loses $15 Billion in 1 Hour

China’s richest man, Li Hejun (pictured above) is not having a good week. The self made solar panel billionaire managed to lose $15 billion yesterday, astonishingly in a single hour.

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Very Serious Candidate Jeb Bush Questions Man Made Climate Change

Despite the overwhelming evidence and virtually unanimous scientific consensus that climate change is undoubtedly man made, Bush, who has a degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas, wants to inform the public of his own scientific opinion.


German Aerospace Experts Debunk North Korean Submarine Missile Photos

Retro fashion mogul and all round psychopath Kim Jong Un has yet again made his country the laughing stock of the world with another photoshopped photo of North Korea’s military prowess. In keeping with a long history of botched propaganda photos (more on that below), Kim claimed his country had successfully launched a ballistic missile… Read More

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Lindsey Graham Blames Obama for Iraq, not Bush. Yes, Seriously.

Lindsey Graham may well have taken first place in the annals of Chutzpah with this truly awesome bending of reality. Speaking to, the South Carolina Senator said: “I blame Obama for Iraq, not Bush.” Just let that sink in for a second.