It's more informative, extensive and intelligent. It can be a bit tricky to understand everything at first, but it's worth it. Here are some good subReddits:
The list goes on and on.
It's not just politics, either. Anything and everything you can imagine. Check it out if you haven't already.
Oh, and ignore those dick's laughing at you earlier. Some people can only feel superior to others through an anonymous message board on the internet. For them, it makes up for their own insecurities in the real world ;-)
And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes, I'll see you on the dark side of the moon.