The Daily Banter Mailbag: Spying On Angela Merkel, Ted Cruz's Birther Dad and Smoking Crack With Marion Barry!
Welcome to this week's edition of The Daily Banter Mailbag, where the staff here at Banter respond to reader questions about politics, the media, and apparently now crack cocaine.... We're still without Bob Cesca (no doubt sunning himself on a tropical island after getting ...read more
Dear Gawker, We'll Fund Your Crack Video if You Do Some Real Journalism
Gawker wants you to pay for a video of Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, smoking crack cocaine. Writes John Cook: As you may have heard, Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, smokes crack cocaine. We've seen a video of him smoking crack cocaine, and the people who have the video would ...read more
Following the initially peaceful protests of a fatal police shooting of 29 year old man on August 6th, the deprived area of Tottenham in London erupted into a night of violence and rioting. The rioting was aimed at the police and also involved vandalism, looting and setting ...read more