The Infuriating Glenn Greenwald
By Ben Cohen: I've received quite a few emails and comments about my piece on Glenn Greenwald's rant on the progressive media last week. Some readers took exception to my position that Greenwald's rhetoric is unhelpful and counter productive, claiming my attack on him was ...read more
Congress vs Obama on Targeted Killings
Finally, some significant developments on Obama's highly contentious and unconstitutional targeted kill policy. From Mother Jones: Congress is finally standing up to President Barack Obama on targeted killing. Almost a year after three American citizens were killed in US drone ...read more
The Daily Banter Mail Bag!! Hollywood Celebrities, Glenn Greenwald (again) and More!!!
Welcome to this week's edition of The Daily Banter mailbag, where Bob Cesca, Ben Cohen and Chez Pazienza answer reader's mail as best we can! Today we discuss meaningful movies, whether Glenn Greenwald has a personality disorder and the effect Angelina Jolie has on the ...read more
By Chez Pazienza: So over the past week this site has turned into the "Let's Take a Few Shots at Glenn Greenwald" show, with two of its highest-profile columnists -- Banter founder Ben Cohen and blogging machine Bob Cesca -- penning pieces that take issue with Greenwald's ...read more
Examples of Glenn Greenwald's Smugness
By Ben Cohen: Part of me feels bad for doing this - I don't dislike Glenn Greenwald, and I'd rather focus on the positive work he does, but part of The Daily Banter's mission is to have an ongoing conversation with our readers and it looks like the topic isn't going away just ...read more
Tired of the Lecturing Left: A Message to Glenn Greenwald
By Ben Cohen: Yesterday, I blogged about Salon.com's featured writer Glenn Greenwald and called him out for an incredibly smug post about Raw Story. The post kicked off a bit of a twitter storm with quite a few people re-tweeting the article. It seems I hit a bit of a nerve, no ...read more
Is Glenn Greenwald Aware of How Smug he Sounds?
Generally speaking, I respect Salon's Glenn Greenwald - he's a serious journalist and commentator, and has done a great deal of work to expose some of the awful things the US government gets up to. However, I'm starting to find his writing irritating beyond belief. Greenwald's ...read more
Daily Banter Mail Bag: Bob's Twitter Argument with Glenn Greenwald, the Dangers of a Romney Presidency and More!!
Welcome to this week's installment of The Daily Banter mailbag! We discuss Bob's twitter beef with Glenn Greenwald, the scariness of the Sarah Palin movie and the dangers of a Romney Presidency. The questions: Bob, read your piece on Greenwald with interest. I think the dude ...read more
Debating Greenwald and The Murkiness of War
By Bob Cesca: Andrew Sullivan and Glenn Greenwald appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday and the issue of the president's targeted predator drone killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki came up. Naturally, since it's one of his pet topics, Glenn Greenwald spoke against the ...read more