Whoops, Yet Another Republican Benghazi Fantasy Just Evaporated

By May 24, 2015

This latest Clinton “scandal” is a snoozefest, even by the standard of the last two years of interminable Benghazi hearings.

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

By May 22, 2015
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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.

White House Takes Questions From Cuba National Television Reporter

By May 21, 2015
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Cuba National Television reporter Cristina Escobar made history on Thursday when White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest called on her at the daily briefing, and made the press corps proud by squeezing in extra questions.

Chris Christie Wants To Know Why Nobody Is Covering Hillary Clinton’s Emails

By May 21, 2015

Apparently, the governor slept through 100% of the coverage of Hillary’s email “scandal.”

Here Are the GOP Candidates Who Fox News Might Exclude from the First Debate

By May 21, 2015

One of the most tired lines in politics goes like this: “I’m not a member of an organized political party. I’m a Democrat.” Given the disastrous couple of weeks for the presumptive GOP frontrunner, as well as the over-stuffed clown car, the punchline for Will Rogers’ zinger could easily be changed to “I’m a Republican.”

Did Elizabeth Warren Just Suggest She’d Reconsider a Presidential Run?

By May 20, 2015
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The media is so invested in their Hillary Clinton narrative that they completely missed Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to bigfoot Clinton into opposing President Obama.

Mike Huckabee Believes American Citizens Should Have Nuclear Weapons in their Homes

By May 20, 2015
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Can someone tell this guy to stop speaking in public?

White House Says Elizabeth Warren Trade Amendment Could Hurt Financial Reform

By May 20, 2015

Elizabeth Warren says she’s trying to protect financial regulatory reform like Dodd-Frank, but the White House says she could actually be hurting it. Banter White House correspondent Tommy Christopher gets an explanation.

Debating Conservatives on the Minimum Wage and Saving America’s Intellectual Infrastructure

By May 20, 2015
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Banter chief Ben Cohen goes at it with conservatives Nathan Leamer and George Landrith on the Thom Hartmann show over the minimum wage and how to save what is left of America’s intellectual infrastructure.

Sadly, Bill O’Reilly’s Spousal Abuse Allegations Will Only Make Him Stronger

By May 20, 2015

There are days when I feel hopeful about where we’re headed, but that’s not today.

White House Graciously Refuses To Praise Hillary Clinton On Trade Deal Role

By May 19, 2015

In March, the White House had kind words for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s work on sensitive multi-party international negotiations, but on Tuesday, it was a different story altogether.

Bobby Jindal Tragically Launches a Presidential Committee Because He Has No Idea How Unelectable He Is

By May 18, 2015

Jindal is delusional if he think he can win the nomination.

Marco Rubio Says Iraq War ‘Was Not a Mistake’ Six Times in Three Minutes

By May 18, 2015

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio woke up Monday morning to widespread mockery of his handling of the Iraq invasion question, but beneath all the comical waffling is a remarkably consistent position.

The GOP is Outraged By Hillary’s Speaking Fees, So Maybe They’ll Agree to Help Get Money Out of Politics

By May 18, 2015
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With Hillary Clinton’s financial disclosures in the news, it appears as if the Republicans might actually be outraged by the corrupting influence of money in politics — maybe they’ll help the rest of us get the money out of politics.

So, Fox News Hosts Seriously Expect Us to Believe They’re Not Anti-Poor?

By May 15, 2015

As you can imagine, the talking monkeys on Fox News Channel have been rending garments while suffering from terminal butthurt over Obama’s remarks.

White House Press Finds Daylight Between Obama and Hillary (and Jeb) On Iraq War

By May 15, 2015

The White House Press Corps continually tries to draw the White House into the 2016 fray, and at Friday’s daily briefing, they succeeded.

John Boehner Bails On Reporters Over ‘Stupid’ Amtrak Question

By May 15, 2015

Because a crash that could have been prevented by a long-delayed safety system is “obviously not about funding.”

Jeb Bush vs Jeb Bush on Whether He Would Have Invaded Iraq

By May 14, 2015

Let’s see if you can spot the difference between these two statements that were made four days apart.

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