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Colbert unexpectedly endorses John Kerry for president in 2012

Tuesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert opened by reminding us (as if we could forget) that the 2012 presidential election is just around the corner, and that this election is going to come down to a clash of ideas. “Do we want bigger government, gay marriage and…

Stewart: Republicans huge hypocrites on immigration

Tuesday night on “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took on the overwhelmingly negative reaction on the part of Republicans to President Barack Obama’s Friday immigration reform announcement. Republicans like Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), omnipresent Sunday talk show guest Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), and former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) chided…

Colbert: I was the real Rose Garden heckler

Monday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took on Friday’s Rose Garden fracas, in which President Barack Obama was giving a formal presentation regarding his executive decision to change the immigration policy as it relates to the children of immigrants, and got heckled by a staff member from…

Stewart to Michigan: Vaginas not like Voldemort or Beetlejuice

Monday night on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart discussed the controversy raging in the Michigan state house wherein Democratic legislator Rep. Lisa Brown (W. Bloomfield) was barred from speaking on the house floor because she used the word “vagina” to underscore a point in a debate about…

Musical parody: Woman sings ‘hands off my clam’

In her own variation of the 1960′s hit country song “Stand by your man,” singer and comedian Lisa Koch tells the Republican Party to keep their “hands off my clam.” The musical parody makes reference to Republican-led efforts to restrict abortion rights and their opposition to bills like the Paycheck…

Maher: Conservative disrespect for President Obama is rooted in racism

On Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher and his panel discussed racism in the U.S. and its role in the blatant disrespect some conservatives show for President Barack Obama. This discussion began with what Maher called “this week’s installment of ‘Let’s Get Outraged!’”. On…

Satirist thanks BP for creating eyeless shrimp

BP is still in the Gulf of Mexico, and they want… cookies, according to satirist Andy Cobb and his team of political comedians. In a spoof of the oil giant’s public service ads that attempt to reassure Gulf residents that BP actually cares about them, Cobb and “The Partisans” skewer…

Colbert: Pot legalization can help Obama win in November

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert offered the team working to re-elect President Barack Obama a possible key piece of strategy. Marijuana legalization initiatives, he said, may be exactly the thing to push the president over the edge in terms of vote numbers. Colbert reminded us (I…

Jon Stewart demolishes senators for swooning over JP Morgan CEO

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked members of the Senate Banking Committee for going soft on JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon after his firm lost at least $2 billion gambling on derivatives. During the hearing, Republican senators complimented Dimon and praised his financial…

Forget Obama Girl, ‘Obama Boy’ sings about his ‘crush on Obama’

Obama Girl is so 2008. President Barack Obama’s recent decision to support same sex marriage has inspired a new video where “Obama Boy” sings about his “crush on Obama.” “The day President Obama went on record saying he was pro-gay marriage, I came up with the concept and wrote the…

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