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‘Daily Show’ asks Gov. Rick Scott to take drug test

On Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent Aasif Mandvi traveled to Orlando, Florida to meet Louis Lebron, a Navy veteran on public assistance who refuses to submit to a state-ordered drug test. Florida’s state legislature, led by Governor Rick Scott, mandated that all recipients of welfare should be tested for…

Colbert launches ‘vicious personal attack’ Twitter meme to ‘help’ GOP

In his victory speech in Florida Tuesday night, Mitt Romney said that while some may say that a long, bloody primary battle weakens the Republican Party, he believes that it prepares them for the general election battle to come. On Wednesday’s The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert agreed, and presented…

Stewart: Gingrich has confused ‘winning’ and ‘getting his a** kicked’

In the wake of the Floriday primary on Tuesday, The Daily Show on Wednesday took a look at the results. Romney’s decisive victory over Newt Gingrich, said host Jon Stewart, has prompted the roll-out of the “General Election Romney.” “It’s always exciting to see a new Romney. I wonder what…

‘Sesame Street’ parody: Gingrich puppet wants to live on moon

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s plan to create a moon base has finally been put to music. In a parody of Ernie’s 1978 classic Sesame Street song, puppet Newt Gingrich sings that he wants “to live on the moon.” “I would like to look down at the Earth from above…

Colbert: Gingrich is ‘like a flaming bag of poop you can vote for’

Stephen Colbert expressed excitement Monday evening over the latest notable support for Newt Gingrich ahead of the Florida GOP primary. The Comedy Central host mentioned how Herman Cain, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and imprisoned former California congressman Duke Cunningham had all fallen in-line behind the former House speaker.…

Stewart cringes at Romney signing ‘America the Beautiful’

Before the results of the Florida GOP primary, Jon Stewart poked fun Tuesday evening at Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, and especially their last minute pandering to win votes. After discussing Gingrich’s efforts to get support from Hispanic voters, Stewart then analyzed Romney signing “America the Beautiful” to appeal to…

Michelle Obama on Barack’s Al Green impression: ‘He sings to me all the time’

The President has got a lot of attention for his apparently impromptu performance of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at the Apollo Theater in Harlem earlier this month. But it took late night comedian Jay Leno to ask his wife what she thought. Michelle Obama admitted that the President sings…

Colbert’s super PAC receives over $1 million in donations

Stephen Colbert wildly celebrated getting his super PAC back from Jon Stewart Monday evening by breaking an exciting bit of news: it has made over $1 million, mostly from small donations. Colbert explained to his audience how January 31st was the deadline for all super PAC’s to disclosure their financial…

Stewart: Romney vs Gingrich is like ‘Mortal Kombat’

Jon Stewart on Monday evening compared the duel between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich ahead of the Florida GOP presidential primary to the famous fighting video game “Mortal Kombat.” The Daily Show host was first intrigued by Gingrich’s confidence in believing he would not only have one, but two terms…

Satire: Santorum thinks ‘it’s never polite to look a rape horse in the mouth’

From the satirists that brought you comedian Andy Cobb as “a godless heathen” mocking Rick Perry’s bizarre anti-gay political ad comes a tidal wave of sarcasm cresting off Rick Santorum’s odd statement that women who are the victims of rape should “make the best of a bad situation” and go…

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