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Key and Peele: White Obama voters are now ‘honorary black people’

This morning the comedy team Key and Peele released a new message from President Barack Obama’s “Anger Translator,” Luther, in which he reacted to the 2012 election results. In these sketches, Keegan-Michael Key plays the character Luther, who is the brash, outspoken id of the more sedate “Obama,” played by…

Stewart: 2 years and $3 billion later, U.S. in ‘same place we were’ before election

Tuesday night, during a special live Election Night 2012 edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart pointed out that for all of the fuss and expense of the 2012 election, the U.S. has ended up in virtually the exact same political situation as it was two years ago. After…

Andrew Sullivan tells Stephen Colbert: Karl Rove’s ‘head just exploded’

During a live interview immediately following Tuesday night’s election results, Newsweek contributor Andrew Sullivan told Comedy Central’s faux conservative pundit Stephen Colbert that Republican strategist Karl Rove’s head actually “exploded” live on Fox News when the election was called for President Barack Obama. “Karl Rove is demanding a raincheck,” Sullivan…

Jay Smooth: Vote for ‘karmic retribution’ against Republicans

Activist and social critic Jay Smooth thinks Americans should feel good about enacting “karmic retribution” on Tuesday by casting a ballot. Republicans, including Mitt Romney, have criticized President Barack Obama for telling his supporters that “voting is the best revenge.” But according to Smooth, getting revenge is a grand American…

Obama and Romney meet in 8-bit Ultimate Street Fighter-style election showdown

College Humor released an Ultimate Street Fighter-style election parody on Monday that pits an 8-bit basketball-dribbling Barack Obama against “corporate climber” Mitt Romney. Political nerds who remember playing the button-masher as a kid might get a kick out of the fighters hitting each other with campaign memes. Romney shoots “pink…

Colbert issues ‘Severe Candidate Warning’ for swing states

Monday night, on the Election Eve edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert issued a “Severe Candidate Warning” to the election’s swing states. President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) will be dividing their time between the states of Florida, New Hampshire, Colorado, Ohio, Wisconsin and Iowa,…

Jon Stewart skewers pundits for living in ‘reckoning free zone’

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked political pundits for making superfluous predictions about which candidate would be victorious on Election Day. The late night comedian showed a choir of TV pundits, all voicing their opinion on who would win the presidency. Stewart also mocked…

Romney vows to put ‘ghoulish ghosties to bed’ in ‘Scooby-Doo’ spoof

“Perennial presidential candidate and TV dad” Mitt Romney and his five sons were the subject of a new “Election eve special” animated short released by Funny or Die on Sunday. The GOP presidential nominee, voiced by Fred Willard, was a guest star in the “Romney Boys Mysteries,” which recast the…

Texas marching band features Big Bird decking Romney as Obama does backflips

During a Saturday night football game in Beaumont, Texas, a half-time show featured Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney getting decked by Big Bird while President Barack Obama did backflips, busted some moves and led the marching band to its grand finale. Students at the Beaumont Central Medical Magnet High School put…

SNL’s ‘Fox & Friends’ spoof blames Obama for Hurricane Sandy

In a sketch broadcast Saturday night, NBC’s generation-old variety show “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at the notoriously anti-Obama morning talk show “Fox & Friends,” depicting the conservative network’s hosts blaming the president for failing to stop Hurricane Sandy. “We’re on day seven of the recovery after Hurricane Sandy, the…

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