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Matt Taibbi Bids ‘Goodbye and Good Riddance’ to the Centrism That’s Been Duping Voters for Decades

last monthNews : Truthdig

      “Corbyn’s strong showing came as a surprise to American readers,” writes Matt Taibbi, “who were told repeatedly that Britain’s support for the unvarnished lefty would result in historic losses for liberalism.” (Plashing Vole /Show More Summary

“Trump Was A Woman With A Serious Email Server Problem, And the Dems Still Couldn’t Beat Him!”

Above: the Democratic Candidate for MT-AL You will shocked to know that Matt Taibbi has a column arguing that the Democrats are DOOMED and need better MESSAGING. I’m not saying it’s phoned in, but: Gianforte is a loon with a questionable mustache who body-slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for asking a question about the Republican […]

Greg Gianforte's Win Confirms The Democrats Need A New Message

Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, Democrat Rob Quist was beat by Greg Gianforte in Thursday's special election in Montana The story of Greg Gianforte, a fiend who just wiped out a Democrat in a congressional race about ten...Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi: How Did Russiagate Start?

Authored by Matt Taibbi via RollingStone.com, Amid the chaos of James Comey's firing, new questions about the timeline of his fateful investigation Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared on This Week Sunday,Show More Summary

Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Peak Energy

Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone has an obituary for the monster that invented Fox News - Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever. We are a hate-filled, paranoid, untrusting, book-dumb and bilious people whose chief source of recreation...Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi Delivers Vicious Takedown of Roger Ailes: ‘The Christopher Columbus of Hate’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

"Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles."

Remembering Roger Ailes

Matt Taibbi: “Ailes was the Christopher Columbus of hate. When the former daytime TV executive and political strategist looked across the American continent, he saw money laying around in giant piles. He knew all that was needed to pick it [...]

Rolling Stone Hate Obit: Ailes Made America 'Hate-Filled and Moronic,' 'Vicious and Bloodthirsty'

z It was inevitable that Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi would be among the harshest commenters on the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes. It’s hard to forget his funniest things about the death of the pope. His Ailes piece was headlined “Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever: Fox News founder made this the hate-filled, moronic country it is today.”

Matt Taibbi, The War in the White House

Matt Taibbi, The War in the White House: It’s not quite Taibbi’s most famous attack, casting Goldman Sachs as a vampire squid – The world’s most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly...Show More Summary

Rolling Stone Reviews New Book on Failures of Clinton's Campaign

In Rolling Stone magazine, writer Matt Taibbi gave a surprisingly sober (if socialist) review of a new book written by reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes that provided a detailed inside look at the failed Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential run.

Against Halperinism

You will not be surprised to know that Matt Taibbi thinks that the first of many “random inside baseball campaign anecdotes that assume without argument that the degree of campaign infighting is the most important variable determining the outcome of elections” books about the 2016 campaign is very useful. But I was pleasantly surprised to […]

MATT TAIBBI: It still isn’t Hillary’s fault. Shattered is sourced almost entirely to figures insi…

MATT TAIBBI: It still isn’t Hillary’s fault. Shattered is sourced almost entirely to figures inside the Clinton campaign who were and are deeply loyal to Clinton. Yet those sources tell of a campaign that spent nearly two years paralyzed by simple existential questions: Why are we running? What do we stand for? If you’re wondering […]

Inside Clinton’s Doomed Campaign

Matt Taibbi reviews Shattered by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes: Shattered is sourced almost entirely to figures inside the Clinton campaign who were and are deeply loyal to Clinton. Yet those sources tell of a campaign that spent nearly two [...]

2017: WHEN MATT TAIBBI AND GLENN GREENWALD HAVE BECOME VOICES OF SANITY. Putin Derangement Syndrom…

2017: WHEN MATT TAIBBI AND GLENN GREENWALD HAVE BECOME VOICES OF SANITY. Putin Derangement Syndrome Arrives: Whatever the truth about Trump and Russia, the speculation surrounding it has become a dangerous case of mass hysteria. The psychic shock of losing an election they thought was in the bag, plus the need to hold the base […]

Rolling Stone's Taibbi Mocks Liberal Trump-Russia Collusion Obsession

A good way to judge how the fake news story about the supposed collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russians is holding up is to take a look at how liberal but skeptical reporter Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone is covering it. Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi: Putin Derangement Syndrome Arrives

Authored by Matt Taibbi Of Rolling Stone Putin Derangement Syndrome Arrives So Michael Flynn, who was Donald Trump's national security adviser before he got busted talking out of school to Russia's ambassador, has reportedly offered to testify in exchange for immunity. For seemingly the 100th time, social media is exploding. Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi: Four Years of Trump Will Make America ‘Forget What Civilization Ever Looked Like’

The term “dumb down” and its variants apparently didn’t exist until the late 1920s or early 1930s. Rolling Stone’s Taibbi suggested in the cover story of the magazine’s April 6 issue that the dumbing-down of America may be complete before the expression is a century old, and that President Trump deserves a huge share of the blame. Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi: Trump the Destroyer

Just a month or so into Trump's administration, one of the central promises of his campaign -- the killing off of the Affordable Care Act -- is in trouble. Trump's inability to hold coalitions together, or really do much of anything beyond generate TV ratings, is already showing. Show More Summary

Analysis: Collusion Remains Key Unknown in Russia Story, Not Leaking (Audio)

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone and David Corn of Mother Jones shared their thoughts on Monday’s congressional hearing with KCRW’s Warren Olney.

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