Did Raw Story Just Slander Tucker Carlson?
Tucker Carlson is, as we say in the UK, a first class prat. The former bow-tie wearing 'Cross Fire' star and head honcho at rightwing content mill the Daily Caller goes out of his way to be dickish in public, using the tried and tested formula of being disagreeable to boost ...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