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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Former MLB player Curt Schilling to join Breitbart

Breitbart News To Hire Conservative Conspiracy Theorist Curt Schilling

Schilling was fired from ESPN after he shared an anti-transgender image on Facebook; he had previously been suspended for comparing Muslims to Nazis on Twitter. In other social media postings, Schilling has repeatedly demonized Muslims as killers, shared a picture calling Hillary Clinton a drunk murderer, and suggested civil rights leaders like Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) aren’t patriotic.

October 24, 2016
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Donald Trump Is A Serial Anti-Semite

Trump’s anti-Semitism comes in different shapes and sizes. He verbalizes it, encourages it, enables it, tolerates it, and makes excuses for it. What he doesn’t do is condemn it.

October 24, 2016
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Donald Trump’s Very Weird Russia Thing

Donald Trump, the Republican Party presidential nominee, has a Putin thing. The Trump campaign has a Russia thing. And Trump Tower has a Russian mobster-running-an-illegal-gambling-operation thing.

October 22, 2016
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The James O’Keefe-Donald Trump-Breitbart News Nexus

Trump is using convicted criminal James O’Keefe’s heavily edited video to support his claims of a “rigged election” — a page out of Breitbart’s playbook.

October 21, 2016
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Channeling Goebbels: Neo-Nazis Cheer Trump’s ‘Globalist’ Speech

The white nationalist “alt-right” site The Right Stuff praised Trump’s speech, arguing, “somehow Trump manages to channel Goebbels and ‘Detroit Republicanism’ all at the same time.”

October 16, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar

Wounded Trump Retreats Into The Breitbart Media Bunker

Why, millions of tuned-in voters likely asked, was the Republican nominee in 2016 fixating on allegations about Bill Clinton from decades ago? Especially when he’s not even running for office?

October 11, 2016

Excerpt: Behind The Secretly Funded Right-Wing Attack On The Clinton Foundation

For conservative funders seeking to take down the most formidable Democratic presidential contender, Schweizer offered not just audacity and experience but his own nonprofit. As president of the Government Accountability Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, he could accept millions of dollars in tax-exempt funds for research, promotion, and expenses (including his $200,000 annual salary) from foundations and individuals. And unlike the Clintons, who had disclosed decades of tax returns and more than 300,000 foundation donors, Schweizer didn’t have to reveal any of his funders.

October 9, 2016
Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon listens during Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s New CEO: A Domestic Violence Charge And Possible Voter Fraud

Donald Trump’s new CEO for his campaign, Stephen Bannon, was charged with domestic violence in 1996, according to a Politico report out this week, and may have committed felony voter fraud by having an active voter registration at a property set to be demolished in Florida.

August 26, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a round table discussion with law enforcement officials in Akron, Ohio, U.S., August 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump’s Media Obsession Led Him To Hire The Head Of A Far-Right News Site To Run His Campaign

It seemed bizarre. But Donald Trump’s choice last week of a renegade, far-right news executive to lead his campaign was an inevitable culmination of a candidate’s war with the mainstream media and his embrace of his party’s most incendiary voices.

August 22, 2016
Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon listens during Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

6 Manufactured News Scandals Produced And Promoted By Breitbart News And New Trump Campaign Chief Bannon

Viral lies destroy lives, and Breitbart and Bannon are masters of this disgusting trade.

August 20, 2016
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With Trump-Breitbart Alliance, The Right-Wing Media’s Civil War Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

A growing list of horrified conservative commentators have watched Donald Trump swallow the Republican Party this year, convinced he’s dooming the GOP with a major November loss. One of their key complaints has been that the erstwhile candidate has embraced dark elements of the far-right media; that Trump is just recycling irresponsible nonsense pushed by sites that are blindly loyal to him, like Breitbart News.

August 19, 2016
Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon listens during Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Stephen Bannon: The Shakeup That Has The GOP Melting Down

Bannon has been on the outs with the traditional wing of the GOP for a while, as Breitbart has become more of an extremist, hate-mongering site, but his rise to Trump’s CEO has Republicans absolutely panicked.

August 18, 2016
Steve Bannon, head of the news website Breitbart News, was named to the new position of campaign chief executive officer. Bannon, a conservative flamethrower was referred to by ousted Corey Lewandowski as "a street fighter" like himself. The campaign statement announcing the changes touted a Bloomberg Politics article that branded Bannon "the most dangerous political operative in America." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

How Breitbart News Became The Official Propaganda Arm Of The Trump Campaign

Breitbart News has relentlessly defended Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric and problematic statements, from commending Trump for “changing the debate on illegal immigration” with his statement that Mexican immigrants are “rapists” to defending Corey Lewandowski over Breitbart News’ own reporter, Michelle Fields.

August 17, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at the ​Ziegler Building at the Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center in West Bend, Wisconsin August 16, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Trump Overhauls Campaign Staff, Names Breitbart Chief CEO

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump overhauled his troubled campaign on Wednesday, hiring the combative head of a conservative news website as chief executive officer and promoting a seasoned political operative to a senior role.

August 17, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks with an unidentified aide after a demonstrator was detained at a rally at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio March 12, 2016. REUTERS/William Philpott

Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Battery

The Trump campaign has put out a statement asserting that “Mr. Lewandowski is absolutely innocent of this charge.”

March 29, 2016
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Endorse This: Jorge Ramos Challenges Bill O’Reilly On Trump’s Racism

You have to be tougher on Donald Trump,” Ramos said. “You let him get away with anything.”

March 17, 2016
Michelle Fields

Breitbart Implodes As Trump Questions Mount

Think about that for a moment: A reporter accused Trump’s campaign manager of assaulting her and then her colleague published a piece suggesting her account didn’t add up.

March 14, 2016

Phoning It In And The Media’s Trump Surrender

If this Trump vs. the press battle were an actual fight, the referee would’ve stopped it a long, long time ago.

March 11, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Donald Trump’s ‘Fascist Week’

As we head into Super Tuesday, one topic dominated the late night shows: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s descent into fascism and the adoration of hate groups.

March 1, 2016

This Week In Crazy: We Wish You A Joyous And Very Secular Late Autumn Period

It’s that non-denominational, post-Halloween, pre-New Years period again. How are you planning to celebrate the War on Christmas?

November 6, 2015
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5 Ways The GOP Plays The Media And Wins

Republicans are masters of lighting up a story like a Roman candle and watching the media scramble around it in amazement. Here are five ways they do it.

September 28, 2015
Republican 2016 presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump shrugs in reaction to the response of the crowd at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

Trump To Bush: Speak English!

The Trump-Bush wars continue, after Jeb Bush went campaigning this week in a Latino community to launch his latest attempt at attacking the anti-immigrant Trump.

September 2, 2015

GOP Reacts To Clinton’s Economic Policy Speech

You can imagine how Clinton’s speech might have rubbed the right-wing the wrong way.

July 13, 2015

This Week In Crazy: The Gays Are Coming! The Gays Are Coming!

Our reliable update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Today we bring you Indiana Freakout: The Gay Apocalypse!

April 3, 2015