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Colbert: Media jumped on Romney like ‘Gingrich on a younger, healthier wife’

Instead of focusing on the overall final results in GOP New Hampshire Primary, Stephen Colbert took a keen interest Tuesday evening in the small town of Dixville Notch. Despite having just a population of nine people, the winner of Dixville Notch has amazingly gone on to win every Republican presidential…

Could RuPaul replace the Fox hosts as the Republican debate moderator?

That’s the question posed by BuzzFeed editor Dorsey Shaw in the video below. On the one hand, RuPaul told Raw Story last weekend that he’s “not a political person” by nature; on the other hand, he proved himself quite adept at answering the policy questions posed by Yahoo’s Chris Moody…

GOP debates leave Colbert ‘more wasted than a donation to Huntsman’

In contrast to Jon Stewart’s exhaustion, Stephen Colbert seemed more than excited with the back-to-back Republican debates in New Hampshire over the past weekend. The Colbert Report host said Monday evening that he actually prepared a special drinking game for the debates — but with two debates happening one after…

Homer Simpson becomes Glenn Beck style ‘loudmouth’

As The Simpsons approaches its 500 episode, writers on the latest episode of the landmark series decided to poke fun at Fox News and one of its former employees. In Sunday’s episode, after becoming a YouTube sensation after an airport meltdown, Homer Simpson wins the job of political analyst on…

A Nightmare on Wall Street…

Filmed in glorious black and white, this Twilight Zone-style parody turns out in the end to be a pitch for passing a financial transaction tax on Wall Street trading. But the sight of an angry mob of little old ladies and bankrupt small business owners pursuing a guilt-stricken banker with…

Stephen Colbert: ‘Santorum surge’ just got real

According to Stephen Colbert, you can tell that things are looking up for former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) when “the most influential voice of the 19th century, George Will” is writing Op Ed columns calling him the “fun candidate” in the GOP race for the 2012 presidential nomination. Colbert quotes…

Jon Stewart: GOP playing ‘a**holes’ poker’ with Cordray appointment

On last night’s The Daily Show, Jon Stewart highlighted the media’s reaction to President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama appointed Cordray via recess ppointment, the same parliamentary procedure that George Bush used to appoint John Bolton…

Jimmy Kimmel reveals Grand Warlock of Mexico is actually Gingrich

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel revealed on his show why the Grand Warlock of Mexico predicted that President Obama would not be re-elected in 2012. By removing the Grand Warlock’s long beard and bushy eyebrows, Kimmel revealed that the sorcery was actually Newt Gingrich. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube,…

Andy Cobb: ‘Where’s your God now, Rick Perry?’

The political satirist who led the charge against Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s bizarre “Strong” advertisement is back, and seemingly delighted that Iowans basically wanted nothing to do with the guy. This time, instead of mocking Perry’s bizarre claim that President Barack Obama is waging a “war on religion,” Cobb went…

Colbert skewers cable news coverage of Iowa caucuses

On last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen congratulated his colleagues in cable news for their coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucus results. He saluted the Fox News team’s willingness to soldier on in spite of the loss of all “basic mental functions” like speech and the ability to operate a calculator.…

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