“There was no rant. There was no tirade. There was no engagement of negativity between me and the president of the United States. And quite frankly, I’m pissed about it. I do not want you to think that I disrespected a man who I have immense respect for and that is Barack Obama! And so I’ll just leave it at that and the rest of you can kiss my ass, OK?”
— Ed Schultz, responding to a claim in Richard Wolffe’s new book that during a 2011 meeting he ranted at Barack Obama
Schultz went on to say that he’d never hurt anybody — and if you say he has he’ll break your goddamn arm!
Chez Pazienza was the beating heart of The Daily Banter, sadly passing away on February 25, 2017. His voice remains ever present at the Banter, and his influence as powerful as ever.