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Parody video: Don’t wanna be an American Mitt-iot

Actor and writer Duva Christopher uploaded a video to YouTube on Tuesday that mocks Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney. The song, based on “American Idiot” by pop-punk band Green Day, blasts Romney for his plan to increase military spending while cutting taxes for the rich. “Welcome to a Mitt…

Hillary Clinton drinks and gets funky in video mashup

Inspired by video of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dancing in South Africa, Business Insider spliced together a supercut of the former first lady boozing it up and boogying down over the years, set to the tune of “Ain’t No Thing” by BOPD. Because someone had to do it.…

Stewart: Romney used ‘the world’s financial dialysis machine’ against Italy

After briefly discussing Harry Reid’s accusations of tax-dodging against Mitt Romney, Jon Stewart took a closer look Tuesday night at the financial deal that made Romney persona non grata in Italy involving what he called “a country that exists solely as the world’s financial dialysis machine.” About 12 years ago,…

Colbert: ‘Why can’t I watch Steve King have sex with a dog?’

In a dog-eat-dog world, Stephen Colbert said Tuesday, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) should be applauded for standing up to the “puppy-huggers” at the Humane Society, before playing last week’s tele-town hall event where King defended his introduction of legislature that would undercut animal-cruelty laws. (Warning: graphic image) “When the legislation…

Parody video: I’m a Romney girl, in a Romney world

The Agenda Project on Tuesday unveiled a new video that mocks Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney for allegedly not paying taxes and keeping his wealth in offshore tax havens. “Today, Harry Reid’s secret source came forward to confirm that – as the Democratic Senate Majority Leader asserted – U.S. presidential…

Colbert’s tip for businesses: Be more controversial

In covering the tempest surrounding Chick-Fil-A Monday on The Colbert Report, host Steven Colbert hit upon a new business strategy: Don’t run away from controversy, embrace it. “Just associate your product with a divisive political position and wait for the cash to roll in,” he said, before pitching some trial…

Parody: Rahm Emanuel explains what he’d really like to do to Chick-Fil-A

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel touched off a firestorm last week when he announced his support for a local alderman’s attempt to prevent a Chick-Fil-A franchise from opening in his upscale neighborhood. “Chick-fil-A values are not Chicago values,” Emanuel said in a statement, referring to the company’s opposition to same-sex marriage.…

Colbert schools ‘Comrade’ Chris Hayes in ‘gravitas’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert welcomed up-and-coming political commentator, author and host of MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” Chris Hayes, who has recently released his first book, Twilight of the Elites. Colbert began the interview by bringing up “the elephant in the room,” the…

Daily Show takes on Chick-fil-A’s ‘million mouth march’

Thursday night on “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart examined the controversy around “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.” The national day of fast food consumption, which Stewart called a “million mouth march,” was inspired by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s decision to support the controversial chicken chain’s stance on LGBT issues. “What…

Colbert: It’s ‘whore o’clock’ in America thanks to Obamacare

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert reminded viewers that Wednesday marked the beginning of a key provision in President Barack Obama’s health care reform plan, the Affordable Care Act. As of August 1, 2012, women’s birth control is covered under employee health insurance policies, regardless of the…

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