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Colbert: Fox News so desperate they’re breaking out their ‘emergency Muslims’

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the sad state of affairs at the Fox News Channel, where, in the wake of the Benghazi non-scandal, no juicy stories have come along to rile up the Fox Nation. The network, said Colbert, is being forced to trot out…

Jon Stewart ‘apologizes’ for mocking ‘f*cking crazy’ war on Christmas

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart gave a faux apology on Wednesday night for mocking the so-called war on Christmas. “We’ve had a bit of fun here over the years concerning what is commonly referred to this time of year as the war on Christmas, where a small band of…

Colbert says he’s contractually obligated to observe ‘Fiscal Cliffmas’

With the onset of what he called “Fiscal Cliffmas” season upon us, Stephen Colbert advised his audience on Tuesday to settle in for the long haul. “I don’t want to talk about the ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ and you don’t want to hear about it,” he conceded. “But for the next 20…

Jon Stewart: ‘Right-to-work’ like strip bars calling themselves gentlemen’s clubs

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart reviewed the controversy in Michigan over a new union busting law. Stewart observed that Republican Gov. Rick Snyder had described “right-to-work” laws as a “divisive” issue nearly a year ago, yet publicly supported the law this month. Today, Snyder…

Colbert ramps up Twitter pressure on SC Gov. Haley in Senate push

Stephen Colbert urged his followers on Monday to keep using Twitter to badger South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) into appointing him to the U.S. Senate, using the hashtag #spottedsalamander in a riposte to Haley’s own social-media jibe. While Haley pointed out earlier in the day on her Facebook page…

Jon Stewart rips Fox News for their perpetual outrage at gun control talk

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart sharply mocked Fox News over the issue of gun control. Earlier this month, NBC sportscaster Bob Costas read out-loud portions of a piece by Fox Sports.com columnist Jason Whitlock during his regular halftime segment. The article ripped into American…

SNL: Pitying Boehner’s plight, Obama agrees to no tax hikes

President Barack Obama agreed to not raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in Saturday Night Live‘s opening skit, after hearing about the cruel pranks Republicans had played on House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Boehner has found himself in a difficult position, having to negotiate with Obama to avert the so-called…

Colbert nominates himself for Jim DeMint’s Senate seat

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert announced his willingness to fill retiring South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R)’s soon-to-be-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. “Tonight’s big story comes from my home state of South Carolina,” Colbert began, before rolling footage of the Washington Post‘s Chris Cillizza announcing…

Colbert: GOP election conspiracies run so deep that they don’t exist (just like ACORN!)

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the sorry low point that some Republicans have come to in the wake of the 2012 elections and the paranoid conspiracy theories that many of them are still clinging to. Colbert began by saying that he likes to take a…

Jon Stewart mocks ‘delusional paranoia’ of Senate Republicans

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart noted that Senate Republicans appeared to hate the United Nations more than they liked helping the disabled. Senate Republicans voted against a UN treaty regarding disabled rights because it allegedly would have infringed on U.S. sovereignty. However, Stewart noted…

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