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Colbert: Polls showing Romney behind ‘have to be wrong’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took a look at the science of polling, specifically the poll numbers concerning the upcoming presidential election. In survey after survey, President Barack Obama is pulling ahead of former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), a development that has some on…

Stewart slams Fox News over hypocritical school lunch coverage

Why is Fox News devoting so much time to attacking the government’s push toward healthier school lunches, Jon Stewart asked Thursday? Because First Lady Michelle Obama is involved. “If she said we need air, half the country would demand gills because, freedom!” Stewart said. Stewart specifically pointed at anchor Megyn…

Colbert: Coming bacon shortage is ‘creeping Sharia law’

On Wednesday night’s edition of the Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert warned that the rumored looming shortage of pork and bacon could well be part of an Islamic plot, which is ultimately part of President Barack Obama’s plan to turn the United States of America into the Ottoman Empire. Agricultural…

Jon Stewart mocks NFL labor dispute, hires Patrick Stewart as a scab

On his show Wednesday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took on the NFL referee strike, which unexpectedly caused a national uproar after replacement referees made questionable calls during Monday night football. Inspired by the strike, The Daily Show correspondents started a picket line of their own. But their action…

Pelosi: Democrats will overturn Citizens United if they retake House

During an appearance on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) vowed that Democrats would work “on the first day we’re there” to overturn the controversial Citizens United ruling if they retook the House. She insisted “the public wants” Congress to overturn the Supreme Court ruling, which struck…

Colbert: Romney supporters beginning to cycle through ’5 stages of grief’

On Tuesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the steadily worsening prospects of former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s bid for the presidency. A new poll in the National Journal shows that President Barack Obama leads Romney in the polls by 7 points, garnering 50 percent of…

Jon Stewart on Mitt Romney’s hypocrisy: He appears to be getting dumber

On his show Tuesday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart said President Barack Obama was the luckiest man on the planet because he was running against Mitt Romney. The political comedian chronicled the latest contradictory and hypocritical statements of the Republican presidential nominee, claiming that “the closer we get to…

‘Parks and Rec’ cast explains the humblebrag

Fans of the NBC comedy “Parks and Recreation” (and despite the show’s dismal ratings, we know there are some) might be excited to see the actors demonstrate the art of the “humblebrag” for Funny or Die. Actors Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt and Adam Scott all said they’re too busy to help staffer Harris Wittels…

Maddow mocks Romney for wondering why airplane windows don’t open

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow lampooned Mitt Romney for wondering why airplanes didn’t have windows that open. “It’s a real problem that windows don’t roll down on airplanes?” she asked. “Is it also a problem that guns don’t shoot backwards through the barrel? Or that diving…

SNL also mocks the ‘undecided voter’: ‘There’s still a lot we don’t know’

Following on the heels of Bill Maher’s Friday night rant about “undecided voters,” Saturday Night Live also poked fun at “low-information voters” this week. SNL’s treatment came in the form of a political ad by the “Low-Information Voters of America,” which began: It seems that 96 percent of voters have…

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