Read time: 2 minutes

Apparently Trump's Breitbart Hire Has A Motto: 'Honeybadger Don't Give A Sh*t'

Bloomberg's Joshua Green told CNN's Brooke Baldwin that Breitbart's Steve Bannon has a motto... and it explains a lot.

Bloomberg's Joshua Green penned an article in 2015, entitled "This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America, " which outlined the reasons why Breitbart's Steve Bannon is a leader of the right wing conspiracy nut-jobs that have overtaken the Republican party.

On occasion, this partisan zeal has led to egregious errors. Just before our lunch in January, a Breitbart reporter published an article assailing Obama’s nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch—but went after the wrong woman. She wasn’t, as the site reported, the Loretta Lynch who was once part of Bill Clinton’s defense team. The embarrassed reporter asked for time off. Bannon, allergic to any hint of concession, refused: “I told him, ‘No. In fact, you’re going to write a story every day this week.’ ” He shrugs. “We’re honey badgers,” he explains. “We don’t give a s---.”

Green joined CNN's Brooke Baldwin to give us some insight on the new Trump campaign chief executive.

Green explained that the hiring of Bannon signals Trump will never "pivot" and become a little more mainstream for the general election.

Joshua said of Trump, "instead I'm going to go with someone who is a media person like me, which Bannon is - who is out there and provocative and outrageous and so I expect we'll see more of that from Trump out on the campaign trail."

Baldwin then quickly asked, "Steve Bannon's motto is?"

Green replied, "Honeybadger don't give a sh*t, after the internet meme that became famous a couple of years ago."

Brooke then asked, "Can you say that on CNN? He did!"

Trump's antics has caused more and more language faux pas on TV news programs than I've ever seen before.

And with a man like Steve Bannon taking over the reigns of the Trump campaign, it's going to get a whole lot worse, very quickly.

Needless to say, the original Honeybadger video is not work safe.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team