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Steve Bannon Racism Accusations: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Stephen K. Bannon. (Getty)

Since becoming president-elect, Donald Trump has struck a softer tone, repeatedly pledging to work on behalf of all Americans.

However, his naming of Internet and “alt-right” provocateur Steve Bannon as chief White House strategist, is causing a wave of controversy. Bannon’s previous leadership at Breitbart, a conservative website known for anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant views, and his identification as an “alt-right” nationalist flame thrower, has some wondering whether he’s the person who should have the president-elect’s ear.

The appointment has churned back up a series of racial controversies involving Bannon and the nationalistic “alt-right” movement. The New York Times penned an article that said critics see Bannon as a “voice of racism.” He once said he wanted to destroy “the state,” and described a global anti-establishment movement, said The Times. Breitbart itself wrote of the alt-right, “There are many things that separate the alternative right from old-school racist skinheads (to whom they are often idiotically compared), but one thing stands out above all else: intelligence.”

The site also noted in a March article, “The alt-right’s intellectuals would also argue that culture is inseparable from race. The alt-right believe that some degree of separation between peoples is necessary for a culture to be preserved.” (Bannon was chairman of Breitbart until August, when he became Trump’s campaign CEO.)

Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, defended Bannon, saying he was a former Naval officer with a Harvard business degree, The New York Times said.

Here are five notable Bannon-related controversies:


1. Breitbart Ran a Headline Referring to a Commentator as a ‘Renegade Jew’

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Bill Kristol appears on Meet the Press. (Getty)

According to CNN, the article ran in May 2016 and contained a headline that referred to conservative pundit Bill Kristol as a “renegade Jew.”

On November 14, David Horowitz, who wrote that article, attempted to defend it on the Breitbart site, saying, “In fact, neither Breitbart nor Bannon is responsible for that statement. A Jew is. I wrote the article, which was neither requested nor commissioned by Breitbart.”

Horowitz said he wrote the article after Kristol became a Never Trumper, saying, “Bill Kristol and his friends betrayed the Republican Party, betrayed the American people, and betrayed the Jews when he set out to undermine Trump and elect the criminal Hillary Clinton. Obama and Hillary are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood…”

The Breitbart website is known for inflammatory content and headlines such as “Trannies 49 Xs Higher HIV Rate,” and “Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy,” said Cosmopolitan. The Independent said Breitbart has “described the confederate flag as a symbol of a ‘glorious heritage.'”


2. Bannon’s Ex-Wife Accused Him of Anti-Semitism in a Contentious Divorce

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Stephen K. Bannon talks with Peter Schweizer, author of “Clinton Cash” while hosting Brietbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot at Quicken Loans Arena on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Getty)

Bannon has denied the accusation lodged in 2007 by his ex-wife, who maintained in a court filing “that he did not want their daughter to attend a Los Angeles school because of the numbers of Jews who went to school there,” said CNN.

The Independent quotes the filing as alleging Bannon “went on to say the biggest problem he had with Archer (school) is the number of Jews that attend. He said that he doesn’t like Jews and that he doesn’t like the way they raise their kids to be ‘whiny brats’ and that he didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews.”

Bannon has said there are some anti-Semitic people in the alt-right.

Domestic violence allegations flew in the bitter divorce, and Bannon was charged in 1996 “with misdemeanor domestic violence, battery and dissuading a witness,” but the charges were dismissed, said Politico.

The police report obtained by Politico quotes Piccard as telling the officer: “she spit at him (Bannon), and reached up to her from the driver’s seat of his car and grabbed her left wrist. He pulled her down as if he was trying to pull into the car, over the door.” The police report continues that Piccard alleged “Mr. Bannon grabbed at neck, also pulling her into the car. She said, that she started to fight back, striking at his face, so he would let go of her. After a short period of time she was able to get away from him.”

The report continued: “She complained of soreness to her neck. I saw red marks on her left wrist and the right side of her neck. These were photographed.” Charges filed against Bannon in conjunction with the disputes with his ex-wife were eventually dismissed.

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3. The Southern Poverty Law Center Has Described Breitbart as Being on the ‘Extremist Fringe’

Trump campaign CEO and former executive chairman of Breitbart News Steve Bannon arrives for the Wisconsin rally. (Getty)

Trump campaign CEO and former executive chairman of Breitbart News Steve Bannon arrives for a Wisconsin rally. (Getty)

The center, which tracks hate groups in the country, labeled Breitbart part of the “extremist fringe of the conservative right. Racist ideas. Anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant ideas –– all key tenets making up an emerging racist ideology known as the ‘alt-right.'”

The SPLC defined the alt-right as “a loose set of far-right ideologies at the core of which is a belief that ‘white identity’ is under attack through policies prioritizing multiculturalism, political correctness and social justice and must be preserved, usually through white-identified online communities and physical ethno-states.”


4. He’s Called Himself a ‘Nationalist’ & Also Made Controversial Comments About Women

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Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon. (Getty)

Mother Jones says Breitbart has cheered “white nationalist groups as an ‘eclectic mix of renegades,’ accusing President Barack Obama of importing ‘more hating Muslims,’ and waging an incessant war against the purveyors of ‘political correctness.'”

Mother Jones quoted Bannon as denying the alt-right is “inherently racist. He describes its ideology as ‘nationalist,’ though not necessarily white nationalist.” Mother Jones said he compared the Alt-Right to European nationalist parties and said, “If you look at the identity movements over there in Europe, I think a lot of [them] are really ‘Polish identity’ or ‘German identity,’ not racial identity. It’s more identity toward a nation-state.”

On a 2011 radio show, Bannon said that liberals target conservative women because they aren’t “a bunch of dykes.” You can listen to that audio here:

In the interview, Bannon mentioned conservatives like Ann Coulter and Sarah Palin and said they counter progressive narratives.


5. Bannon Has Been Praised by White Nationalist Groups & The KKK

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Duke’s official photo. (Twitter)

The Hill reported that “the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other white nationalist groups” praised Trump’s selection of Bannon. Former KKK leader David Duke said the choice was “excellent,” according to The Hill.

Senator Minority Leader Harry Reid said in a statement that “President-elect Trump’s choice of Steve Bannon as his top aide signals that white supremacists will be represented at the highest levels in Trump’s White House.”

One study found that 31% of people using the hashtag #whitegenocide follow Breitbart, and 62 percent of those using the hashtag #counterjihad do also, said Mother Jones.

An article criticizing Pope Francis on Breitbart mentioned the book “Camp of the Saints,” which the SPLC says “depicts an invasion of France and the white Western world by a fleet of starving, dark-skinned refugees, characterized as horrific and uncivilized ‘monsters.'”

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    • “alt-right” …

      … there is no “alt-right” …

      … it’s a term that the so-called “Republicans” use to try to disassociate themselves from the monster that they unleashed upon the village …

      … “alt-right” = “Republicans” = “alt-right” …

      … that’s al;l there is to it …

        • Every time the Republicans pick someone they will be attacked and accused of being racists by the Left Wing Communists. “You’re White, you’re Homophobic, you’re misogynistic, You’re Xenophobic.” It’s time the spotlight is shined back on the Left wingers who are truly what they accuse others of being. If anyone cared enough to look through the Wikileaks releases they would have found the Emails where Hillary and her team took Pre Emptive strikes accusing Donald Trump of the same things their side was actually guilty of. So when intelligent free thinking young people keep on hearing the Leftys cry wolf they will not come when a real Bigot is threatening. At least they won’t have to look far since most of the true bigots are on the left. Alt-Right= Former Republicans who tired of Establishment Masters. /// Democrats(LIberals) = New Communists content with being Slaves to ONE WORLDERS.

      • non of these so called facts mean anything.

        1- Breitbart headline – He’s the CEO not the author or editor. His job is to make money for its investors. That’s all.

        2- His wife sad bad things about him – If you’ve been through a contentious divorce without your ex saying nasty untrue stuff about you, your the odd man out.

        3- the SPLC described Breitbart as Being on the ‘Extremist Fringe’ – First, they said it about Breitbart, not of Steve Bannon. Second, I can say whatever I want about anyone. Just because I say it doesn’t make it so. Joe Blow described YOU as a disturbed child molester. There now you’re a child molester. You must me because Joe Blow described you that way. Not facts!

        4- He’s called himself a Nationalist – this is the only real accurate fact. The Hong is that I don’t know what the problem is. So he’s a nationalist. And?

        5- Hea been praised by the KKK – Okay… So I am to be judged by the people and groups who like me?
        I know some real assholes who like me a lot. I don’t like most of them but no the less I should be judged as an asshole because one or two assholes like me? Again, not facts!

        • The SPLC paints everyone that even whispers Nationalist ideas as a racist, extremist fringe. The SPLC is an Extremist Fringe of the Left and wants everyone give them credence to whatever they say. I would never donate to such a destructive Legal hate group. They would paint Brexit (if they already have’nt) as an extremist racist movement. The bottom line is if your a Nationalist in any way (even saying we must take care of the people in the US first) you, therefore, are a Nazi, homophobe, Xenophobe, etc. etc. etc. If the KKK votes for Trump, Trump and all his supporters are pro KKK. Its assanign. The media discredits themselves so much with this narrative about Trump that is nonexistent and no one cares about. Asside from the Weather, the media is just about worthless. I mean, they certainly don’t give us any news!

      • I would have thought that you liberals would have got the message when Republicans swept the country. Quit trying to pin down the whole party based on a few comments from a few fringe people. Additionally, forcing your liberal social views on every has created a big backlash. Keep it up, it has effectively pulled us Republicans together and made us stronger!

      • I would have thought that you liberals would have got the message when Republicans swept the country. Quit trying to pin down the whole party based on a few comments from a few fringe people. Additionally, forcing your liberal social views on every has created a big backlash. Keep it up, it has effectively pulled us Republicans together and made us stronger!

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  3. The only thing remotely associated with race and racism on this list is the last one about the KKK. Really grasping for straws; and even with the last point, what does the photo with Hillary and the KKK grand dragon greeting eachother with a kiss imply??? Or how about her “super-predator” comments. The radical left’s tactic of calling everyone racist, misogynistic, sexist, and every libelous label under the sun, is backfiring on them. I call it a “boy who cried wolf” tactic.

      • Yep and wouldn’t it be a great propaganda tool if you have ties to a racist publisher to get him to put out so called “praises” of people to make them look bad even if those people aren’t associated with you in any way? Journalists should show proof before they report things as a fact, she has every right to speculate but it’s irresponsible the way they now just throw out accusations with no fact and scary how the general public isn’t realizing how important that factor is in journalism.

    • I keep fact checking these accusations of racism against Bannon. After hours of searching online, I cannot find one quote or any evidence that this guy has any racist agenda. None. It all seems to be related to the classic ‘guilt by association’ and he is not the one doing associating.

      • The issue isn’t with him . . . it’s with the website he spearheads and how he has enabled extremist views run amok in said website without control.

      • That’s funny. I IMMEDIATELY found 5 racist comments the guy made in no time at all! I don’t think you were looking very hard.

      • Look again. Today more has came out. Audio & video of Bannons views on genetic purity, ideas on purifying the voting pool by allowing only property owners to vote. When point was made that would prevent many African Americans he replied that was a good thing. The divorce paperwork & the anti Jew accusations were never disputed he is a hateful bigot white supremacist

    • are you serious? This is probably the stupidest thing I’ve read, well…ever. Of course he is a racist and of course he’s backed the the aryan nation and the rest of them asshats you clearly love so much. Libelous? He (Trump: that very ugly person you freaks piss yourself over) was blatantly racist, mysogynistic and evil THROUGHOUT his campaign. Either you’re very stupid or very blind. I’m betting on both

      • Bigotry: an extreme intolerance for any opinion that differs from ones own.

        Democrats have been dividing the country on the basis of race, gender, religion and social class for decades, and enjoyed great success. Divide and conquer. It’s been effective and it’s been destructive. You can’t bring up the issues without being called a racist or misogynist by someone associated with the democrats. Southern Yankee makes an excellent point and you reject him as “very stupid or very blind”?

        You rejected Southern Yankees opinion outright, without consideration.

        You’re a bigot Athena, plain and simple.

        • Freedom, why did you only post part of the definition. Full Definition of bigot. : a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance. Athena, you are not a bigot.

      • I think its foolish and stupid to think because a fring group likes you more than everyone else you belong to them. Im sure pedaphiles like libertarians more, and communist like democrats more, and ISIS prefers a party/person/etc over others.

        Your a fool.

    • How is it “A boy who cried wolf”? Bannon, and his website, have made remarks that definitely come off as racist/ prejudice. That along with the fact that Trump ran a campaign based on the very principle of racism gives people a good reason to be alarmed. Not only that Bannon himself does not even have justifiable qualifications to even be considered for that position. To say that this is “a boy who cried wolf tactic” is at the least ignorant. This election was one based on so much more than strong principle/policy , and the American people have the right to be in a state of disapproval. One other thing as well is why ever time some one talks about Trump people always bring up something about Hillary? Stick to the topic and stop using the wrongs of others as a pass.

  4. I see they didn’t mention that he was a (major?) investor in the Seinfeld series. Big bucks he would have made from that. I guess that’s when he started writing his own ticket. Very well educated. Harvard grad, military career, on and on. Very nice. However, the Hollywood “films” he’s been involved in are all military propaganda films. You know, “guy” movies. The mere fact that he has ADMITTED to being a radical “alt”-right pioneer speaks volumes. I love how the conservative media makes Breitbart out to be some silly, almost The Onion-like type of online news. You know, the headlines are for pure entertainment-value. As far as what his wife said, he/said, she/said. There’s no way to know but look at his record of radical views. If it walks like a duck, looks like a duck. Well, you know the rest. I don’t quite know why he is being appointed to be a strategist. Aren’t they typically for the campaign? I mean, Trump should be hiring advisers at this point, not strategisers (did I just make up a word?). Well, time will tell what Mr. Bannon does to persuade the President-Elect to stay on-point –the issues he ran his campaign on, etc. Although, to be fair. no politician seems to stick too much to the issues they ran on. I hope Trump is able to change things up, in a positive way for all Americans, as he claims. However, I doubt it.

  5. You are what you write and/or edit. Bannon is bag of racist garbage and if you voted for Trump so are you.

  6. “Bannon’s previous leadership at Breitbart, a (formerly conservative, now Alt Right) website known for anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant views,”
    Just a little corrective editing

  7. Bill Kristol is not only a renegade Jew, he is a 180 pound douche bag. All men say nasty shit about women, those that say they don’t are lying. Wives lie during divorces. Being a nationalist doesn’t make a KKK member, first you need to be a democrat. The rest don’t matter.

  8. OK, I was hoping to get real journalism from this site, but this is just garbage. A lot of accusations and inuendo with no real journalism. I don’t mind if you disagree with me, but this is the opposite of Breitbart – Breitbart’s headlines apear to be offensive but the meat of the articles are not. The articles I have read here are garbage through and through. For example: “Bannon praised by… KKK.” then you quote Harry Reid’s opinion to support your accusation. Really? I imagine there are some unsavory characters that support and praise your work that you would not advertise. You people need to go to college or graduate school and learn what it means to have authoritative sources for your thesis. Taking it off my reading list.

  9. In a contentious divorce, a woman accuses her ex of being a bad person! Yes, how could anyone doubt for an instant the absolute, literal accuracy of every statement made by someone in the process of getting a divorce. The idea that someone might exaggerate or even invent bad things about an ex, why I bet that’s never happened in the history of the world. Seriously, unless there’s some corroboration of the accusation, this ranks in the realms of “maybe possibly mildly interesting”.

    And an extreme left-wing group accuses a right-wing group of being extreme! Another shocker. The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled a long list of conservative groups as being extremist hate groups, including the Family Research Council, which mostly publishes books and magazines

  10. So a party in a contentious divorce said that her ex was a bad person! Yes, who could doubt the absolute, literal accuracy of everything someone says about their ex while in the midst of a divorce. Unless there is some corroborating evidence, this counts as “maybe possibly interesting”.

    And an extreme left-wing group accuses a right-wing group of being extreme! The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled a long list of groups that most Americans think of as pretty mundane as being “right wing hate groups”. They casually lump the Family Research Council, which mostly publishes book and magazines with marriage and parenting tips, in with the Ku Klux Klan.

  11. This is all he said she said. I didn’t find one thing conclusive in any of these articles that would lead me to believe he is a racist.

  12. Holy sh*t!!! That’s all you’ve got? Item 1 – the headlined about the “renegade Jew” was written about David Horowitz, not Bill Kristol. Guess who wrote the article. David Horowitz. Guess who wrote the headline. David Horowitz. In case you aren’t sure, David Horowitz is Jewish. Item 2 – really??!! You take something from a divorce proceeding as gospel. Try a little harder.
    Item 3 – the Southern Poverty Law Center is about as far left as you can get and still be on this planet. So, you are taking the word of a political enemy as evidence that Bannon is on the “extremist fringe”? From the prospective of the SPLC, everything is on the extreme right fringe. The SPLC is so far left, the Communist Party is on the extreme right fringe. Item 4 – Mother Jones is a purveyor of pure fantasy (re: the proven false UVA fraternity rape stories). Item 5 – The head of the Communist Party USA praised Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama. You might want to be careful about playing the “guilt by association”game. Could get messy. Nice article, though. Keep up the good work. Sheesh!

  13. I read all 5 points and found zero evidence of racism.
    Point 1: The Jew story wasn’t even written by Brannon and it was written by another Jew.
    Point 2: Many accusations made by any spouse during a heated divorce cannot be deemed factual.
    Point 3: A leftist group doesn’t like Breitbart. OK fine, that doesn’t make someone a racist.
    Point 4: Having conservative viewpoints on policies does not equate to racism. (This is something the left must learn or they will continue to lose elections).
    Point 5: Rioters all across America, like riots started by Black Lives Matter, support Clinton. Is Clinton racist? The Orlando massacre shooter said he was a Clinton supporter. Why are Republicans always held responsible for their supporters but Democrats aren’t ?

  14. Every politician who hopes to win an election has more less a base for him or her. Without a base strong or not it is very hard for the politicians to win an election. Donald Trump is no exception. He choose US Whites as his base and some help from other minorities carried him to win the election. Voters please, do not sleep learn this making promises before the elections is one thing than after winning the election to carry out the promises are two different things. No politician ever carried all his or her promises 100 %. And trust me Donald trump will be no different. Don’t believe wait and see.

  15. Outstanding. This media outlet that purports to post “news” has once again posted a smear article on a conservative. There is no proof in this entire article. I honestly am surprised they posted David Horowitz’s rebuttal, as the rest of this is trash. Oh, and the leader of the KKK in California voiced support for Hillary Clinton – does that make her a racist too? It’s ridiculous that we have to point out these things to the media.

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  16. Im not a trump supporter or have a dog in this fight but this is article is crap. Any one on the left or right with a few working brain cells can clearly see you made no substantial factually specific points to support your claims. It literally is playground gossip. Come up with some damning evidence that can be backed up and I’ll take you seriously until then, this is just baseless propaganda and frankly pathetic.

  17. So, based on what other people (i.e. SPL & KKK) say about him is proof positive that he’s racist? You’ve cited no credible evidence. I’m less impressed (or outraged even) by what people say than I am by what they do. This nation is so busy being politically correct that we’ve lost all common sense. I guess the next article will cite your article as further “proof”

  18. I wonder how the Left does the ‘pretzel twist’ of defending Rep. Keith Ellison [D] a devout Muslim and a staunch admirer of Louis Farrakhan He equally despises all Israeli Jews, legislating and speaking against them when possible or while defending Palestine? So Bannon is tagged by innuendo and mis-truths as a bigot, yet at the moment he has no official title or office, but nothing is said about Rep. Ellison who is being positioned as the Democrat House Minority Leader. The ‘fair and equitable’ Press helping the causes of the honorable Democrat Party again?

  19. I wonder how the Left does the ‘pretzel twist’ of defending Rep. Keith Ellison [D] a devout Muslim and a staunch admirer of Louis Farrakhan He equally despises all Israeli Jews, legislating and speaking against them when possible or while defending Palestine? So Bannon is tagged by innuendo and mis-truths as a bigot, yet at the moment he has no official title or office, but nothing is said about Rep. Ellison who is being positioned as the Democrat House Minority Leader. The ‘fair and equitable’ Press helping the causes of the honorable Democrat Party again?

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  20. I don’t think this debate will have to last much longer. The dude looks SO unhealthy that he has one foot on a banana peel. Geez, he looks like he STINKS if you get too close.

    Having said that, I’m all for whoever Trump thinks are the best and brightest in order to bring his agenda to fruition. This country needs an enema. And grab your ankles, because it is coming!!!

    Eventually Soros will get tired of funding these riots, and we can all get back to work.

  21. MISLEADING ARTICLE. How do you actually read the statement from Breitbart “There are many things that separate the alternative right from old-school racist skinheads (to whom they are often idiotically compared), but one thing stands out above all else: intelligence.” as them being racist?! LOL They’re saying skinheads DON’T have intelligence. How does one get a job like this when you cuck yourself in your own article? For you to translate that as Breitbart being racist can only be irresponsible skewing of words to your readers or else it’s just plain stupidity.

  22. I came here on a search to see if I could find actual racist quotes by Bannon. Instead, this article takes bits and pieces from other websites who say he is a racist. But the sites they quote are leftist, and basically call ALL conservatives racist, including, of course, Trump. There are no quotes from Bannon.

    Come on, left wing Trump haters, give it up. Your favorite lying, corrupt, violator of top secret information, illegal server using, ‘pay for play’ money grubbing, ‘Benghazi caused by a video’ lying, ‘hail of bullets at the Bosnian airport lying, uncharged multiple felon woman didn’t win. We also don’t have to put up with her husband

  23. You really shouldnt use SPLC as a source, they have some pretty serious credibility issues. The FBI no longer accepts their input for just that reason. The founder has been very harshly criticized by his former partner (who now runs Habitat for Humanity). According to him the goal of SPLC from its very inception was to make an enormous amount of money, which it has. To justify that funding they need to present a picture of a world that desperately needs someone to do what only they are able to. To that end they list groups that are either benign in intent or simply insignificant in numbers as serious “hate” groups. The truth of the matter is that Breitbart attracts some remnants of the white nationalist movement, but so does pretty much every other media outlet. Breitbart has always been extremely pro-Israel, which is at odds with white nationalism. They do not court the white nationalist audience, and don’t promote those ideals. Its really not difficult to confirm this. Go to their webiste and search the archives of their past headlines. When you see something like “Renegade Jew” that raises a flag, READ THE ARTICLE. That article in particular was about Kristol not doing what the Jewish author thought was the right thing for the well being of Israel. Hardly an anti-semitic screed.

  24. non of these so called facts mean anything.

    1- Breitbart headline – He’s the CEO not the author or editor. His job is to make money for its investors. That’s all.

    2- His wife sad bad things about him – If you’ve been through a contentious divorce without your ex saying nasty untrue stuff about you, your the odd man out.

    3- the SPLC described Breitbart as Being on the ‘Extremist Fringe’ – First, they said it about Breitbart, not of Steve Bannon. Second, I can say whatever I want about anyone. Just because I say it doesn’t make it so. Joe Blow described YOU as a disturbed child molester. There now you’re a child molester. You must me because Joe Blow described you that way. Not facts!

    4- He’s called himself a Nationalist – this is the only real accurate fact. The thing is that I don’t know what the problem is. So he’s a nationalist. And?

    5- Hea been praised by the KKK – Okay… So I am to be judged by the people and groups who like me?
    I know some real assholes who like me a lot. I don’t like most of them but no the less I should be judged as an asshole because one or two assholes like me? Again, not facts!

  25. Wow, weak article.

    An angry ex-wife spits on them and then accuses him of assault for grabbing her wrist. Oh, the humanity.

    And this angry woman accuses him of saying things in the midst of what sounds like a terrible divorce. Oh wow, one angry woman’s statement is such an indictment of a man’s whole life. Jeez, Hillary said some pretty awful things about Bill, but you’ll never read about in the lefty press.

    Breitbart – founded by a Jew – ran a headline by a Jew criticizing another Jew. Surely that must make Bannon into the reincarnation of Hitler, right?

    Bannon has been praised by some KKK members. Big whoop-te-do. Hillary was endorsed by the Taliban father of the Orlando ISIS shooter. There is also a video showing a KKK member endorsing Hillary. So I guess she has the Jihadi endorsement and part of the KKK endorsement.

    And what is wrong with being a nationalist? The implication is that being a globabist, with no loyalty to any country, is morally superior – it’s NOT morally superior.

  26. Haha. I tried to look up a bunch of reasons why the left is saying this because I sit in the middle where rational people live but articles like this make me laugh. It is obviously Media Bias and actually kind of funny to read. His wife said in a divorce, the KKK likes him. Hahaha. Such crap. The KKK also endorsed and sent money to Hillary, didnt quite hear that story….She must be a racist now! This is why no one trusts left wing writers anymore. They read their BS and start thinking, wait a minute, this is awfully slanted and not factual. But the Left wingers keep throwing the SH^t out and hope it sticks. I still do not have an good or bad opinion about this guy but I definitely know for sure that articles written by left wing smear mongers are total crap. In fact it just makes my laugh and you wonder why Fox is the only trusted new organization now? At least they give both sides.

  27. No surprise here just the same old ” Oh my God he’s a racist , he’s mean to women and David Duke supports him !” Are these the only three lies you commie traitors can come up with ?

  28. There is nothing in this article to show any history, let alone consistent anti-semitism or racism on the part of Steve Bannon. It doesn’t matter who praises him or what any groups says about him. Ms. McBridge, please prove yourself differen than other “journalists”. Is it your opinion based on your article, that he is an anti-semite, sexist or racist? Your article proves the exact opposite.