Right Wing Media
Remember When Rush Limbaugh Declared The Polar Vortex A Liberal "Hoax?"
The right has made a denying climate change a centerpiece of what passes for their ideology for years. But few of them have made themselves look quite as stupid as Rush Limbaugh. The Midwest is about to be slammed with some of the coldest weather on record and people are going ...read more
With A Few Tweets, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Changed Everything
It's no secret that the right-wing media hates newly sworn in congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Not just run of the mill, "I hate the left" kind of hate but with the power of a thousand exploding stars kind of hate. This is the kind of hate they reserve for Hillary Clinton ...read more
No Tomi Lahren, Democrats Are Not "Salivating Over A Stock Market Downturn"
One of the tactics the right in America has perfected is art of smearing the left as being un patriotic wusses. When liberals question issues like guns, economic inequality, and immigration control, Republicans have learned to hurl as much abuse at them as possible for hating ...read more
Question of the Day: How Long Before the Right Weaponizes Accusations of Sexual Assault?
While I've been wondering how long it would be before the Old Boys Club in Hollywood found some desperate starlet to lie about being sexually assaulted in order to strangle the infant "Believe Women" movement in its crib, Brain Beutler at Crooked has turned his attention to a ...read more
Fox News is Pretending Republicans Didn't Just Get Their Asses Kicked and That's Insanely Dangerous
Fox News, AM Hate Radio and right wing hate sites reached a dangerous new level of propaganda this week when they simply pretended Tuesday's brutal electoral losses for the GOP mostly didn't happen: Fox News host Sean Hannity was flogged on the internet Tuesday night for ...read more
MEMBERS ONLY: Will America's Nazis be Trump's Achilles' Heel?
The Banter Long Read: It's been a full week since Trump walked out in front of the press and, on camera before the entire planet, defended Nazis... Word count: 1242 To continue reading this MEMBERS ONLY article, please go here. Your support directly goes to the writers at the ...read more
In Trump's America, neo-Nazis are the Real Victims in Charlottesville
This cannot be repeated often enough: The American right wing no longer exists in the same universe as the rest of the world. They have been completely isolated from reality by an all encompassing media bubble that feeds them pure propaganda 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ...read more
#CNNBlackmail: The Latest Right Wing Deception
Right-wingers like Ann Coulter love to accuse the Left of playing victim, but their skills at playing victim are on par with Daniel Day-Lewis. All you have to do is read any one of The New York Times' profiles of Trump voters who live in blue states and have a hard time to see ...read more
The NRA's Terrifying Ad is a Declaration of War Against Liberalism in America
Political ads in America are a fascinating and yet painfully predictable form of social commentary. Stylistically they range from cheap aesthetics reminiscent of home video to slick, Hollywood style creations, and in tone they vary from hokey to dark. Their purpose, however, is ...read more
Trump Supporters Use "Globalist" as a Slur, But Don't Know What it Means
In response to the Banter's Alyona Minkovski's piece on Pete Hegseth's atrocious interview with Donald Trump on Fox News, Hegseth took to twitter to call us "#FakeNews" and labeled Alyona an "elitist, globalist, Leftist" who is "posing" as a journalist: If anyone took Fox News ...read more
Weak March Jobs Report Met With Desperate Spinning From Trump Media Allies
Donald Trump promised that after he took office, jobs would come flooding back to America. Of course that hasn't happened, even though he has attempted to take credit for the jobs added by several companies in deals that were completed during the Obama administration. The White ...read more
Trump's Failed Pick For Labor Secretary Blames 'Fake News' For His Downfall
In addition to giving us the unmitigated disaster that is Donald J. Trump, the 2016 election season also introduced a new term into the lexicon: fake news. And since the topic of fake news has entered the conversation, Trump and his allies have routinely used the term to attempt ...read more
We Have a Winner: Republican Lunatic Says She Will Shoot Syrian Refugees Herself
We have a winner everyone -- the prize for the most disgusting manifestation of American ignorance and unbridled hatred goes to one Michele Fiore (R), a Nevada Assemblywoman who told listeners on her weekly show on Las Vegas radio station KWDN that she would like to fly to Paris ...read more
Another Reason Not To Visit Glenn Beck's Website: Tons Of Malware
It turns out Glenn Beck has been spreading around something vile other than his horrible opinions. No, it's not herpes (probably). Security firm Invincea reports that on July 1, Beck's site The Blaze unintentionally transmitted malware through embedded advertising to many of his ...read more
Glenn Beck Comment Porn: One Comment to Top Them All
In this week's edition of Glenn Beck Comment Porn, we have one solitary comment from the vast sea of insane ranting on Beck's site, The Blaze. The criteria we have for selecting quotes is as follows. It has to be either 1. Incredibly offensive 2. Completely insane, or 3. ...read more