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Jon Stewart celebrates ‘miracle’ of GOP candidates fighting over ‘who loves Jews more’

Every four years, says John Stewart, a holiday “miracle” takes place. The Republican candidates for president line up to speak to the Republican Jewish Coalition Forum, an event where conservative Jews gather to witness the spectacle of several “incredibly religious Christian presidential candidates fighting over who loves Jews more.” At…

Newt Gingrich’s sister: I’m voting Obama

Candace Gingrich, Newt’s half sister, appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show last night to discuss her brother’s campaign. Candace, an out-of-the-closet lesbian, has publicly clashed with her famous sibling over gay marriage and other issues. As part of his stance against same-sex marriage, Newt Gingrich has stated that were his…

Colbert: Trump debate headed down a ‘gold-plated crapper’

In this clip, Stephen Colbert examines the incredible shrinking Trump debate, which is currently on track to feature just Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and a pair of medium boxer-briefs who swear they were touched inappropriately by Herman Cain. Colbert has a suggestion as to what might fill the…

Stewart: Indefinite detention bill ‘one-way ticket to Gitmo’

Last night’s The Daily Show featured a two-part examination of the new bill passed by the Senate that allows the government to detain American citizens without a trial for indefinite amounts of time. Watch segment one, embedded via Comedy Central, below: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show…

Paul campaign calls Trump debate ‘beneath the office of the Presidency’, declines invite

2012 Presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul has declined an invitation to appear in the Donald Trump-moderated Republican primary debate scheduled for December 27, according to Chris Moody’s The Ticket blog. Jesse Benton, a spokesman for the Congressman Paul said that the debate, sponsored by the conservative website Newsmax, is “beneath…

Teen detained by TSA over design on purse

A Florida teenager was detained by TSA officials because her clutch purse featured a tiny replica of an old western six-shooter pistol, according to Jacksonville’s Channel 4 News. The 17-year-old was returning from a holiday trip to Norfolk, Virginia when TSA officers held and questioned her, insisting that the inches-long,…

Maddow: Chris Hayes’ baby daughter is ‘Best New Thing in the World’

Rachel Maddow ended Friday’s show with this segment welcoming Ryan Shaw-Hayes to the world, baby daughter of Chris Hayes, the host of MSNBC’s “Up”. Baby Ryan was born to Hayes and his wife Kate Shaw on Monday morning, but according to Mediaite, Hayes is already back on duty at “Up”…

Stephen Colbert celebrates Cain’s defender

Last night’s Colbert Report opened with host Stephen Colbert’s assessment of Hermain Cain’s “reassessment” of his campaign. Colbert believes that Cain is “on a roll” because he hasn’t had a new scandal in at least 36 hours. In spite of his belief in the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO, though, it…

Stewart: U.S. government is ‘world’s dumbest loan shark’

In this segment from last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart reacts to the news that the Federal Reserve secretly bailed out U.S. banks to the tune of an interest-free 7.7 trillion dollars, then borrowed the money back from the banks with interest. And in the process, something unspeakable happens to…

Jon Stewart mocks Brian Williams’ response to fire alarm in studio

On last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart poked a bit of gentle fun at NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for his stoic response to a fire alarm that started going off early in the broadcast. Stewart poses the question as to whether this is the best example Williams, a…

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