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Colbert offers to help Romney find ‘Mr. Right’

Now that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) is the de facto Republican candidate for president, like all young men who have come of age, it’s time to find him a proper (running) mate. The natural choice would probably be the candidate who gave him the strongest challenge in the…

Daily Show asks who’s funnier, Romney or Obama?

In a recent interview with presumptive Republican nominee Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), Diane Sawyer asked the candidate whether he or Obama. On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart decided to tackle that question from the perspective of an actual professional comedian. President Obama, said Stewart, is…

FCKH8 to homophobes: It doesn’t get better

The California-based group FCKH8 released a video on Tuesday to let those opposed to LGBT rights know that “it doesn’t get better.” “With all the ‘It gets better‘ videos that have been made, we wanted to speak out about the forgotten victims,” the brightly dressed narrators say. “People who hate…

Colbert: Romney could be ‘dropping a deuce in the pasta bowl’ at dinner

Stephen Colbert explored Tuesday evening how likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney received a bump in recent polls for the general election: His dinner table pranks. Colbert took a look at the Romneys’ interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, where the former Massachusetts governor mentioned how his family played pranks at…

Stewart: Senate GOP thinks $47 billion ‘is less’ than $300 million

Jon Stewart picked apart Senate Republicans for filibustering the Buffett Rule on his show Monday evening, including poking fun at that thought of them considering millions to be more than billions. Stewart noted how Republicans devalued the $47 billion in revenue the Buffett Rule would bring in but previously considered…

Colbert: It’s the president’s job ‘to protect the Secret Service’

No one is probably more outraged at the Secret Service prostitute scandal in Colombia than Stephen Colbert, who lashed out at President Obama for not protecting the much maligned agents. The Comedy Central host agreed with conservative journalist Ron Kessler, saying “It’s clearly the president’s fault.” “We all know it’s…

Jon Stewart mocks firestorm over stay-at-home moms

On his show Monday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned the firestorm that erupted after CNN contributor Hilary Rosen said that Ann Romney, a mother of five, had “actually never worked a day in her life.” He noted that Democrats had been blind-sided by the reaction, which allowed Republicans…

Santorum gets mandatory counseling before aborting campaign

Rick Santorum, an ardent opponent of a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy, received some mandatory counseling before aborting his Republican presidential campaign. In a video by Funny or Die, actors Ashley Judd, Michelle Trachtenberg, Katy Mixon, and Eliza Coupe weighed in on the “risky behaviors” that led Santorum to…

Former PM Campbell on Maher: GOP ‘absolutely oblivious’ to women’s challenges

On “Real Time With Bill Maher” Friday night, Maher and his panel tackled both the GOP’s War on Women and its first friendly-fire casualty, former RIAA president-cum-Democratic-strategist Hilary Rosen. Maher first noted that former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA), the presumptive GOP nominee, is less popular with women in polls than…

Former child stars speak out against Kirk Cameron

In this Funny or Die video, child stars of the ’80s and ’90s speak out as one to oppose the homophobic, bigoted statements of their former friend and coworker, Kirk Cameron.  Cameron has made something of a second career for himself as an anti-gay evangelical crusader. In the video, former…

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