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Stewart: Low tax rate encourages Romney’s betting

Jon Stewart discussed the ever changing story of Mitt Romney and the release of his tax returns Tuesday night. The Daily Show host was nothing short of outraged over how Romney’s tax rate is lower than those shared by middle class families. “The guy doesn’t even have a job, that…

Stewart: Newt Gingrich is Washington’s ‘prostate’

Just when he was settled on Mitt Romney being the GOP presidential nominee, Jon Stewart’s excitement level went up multiple notches Monday evening in analyzing Newt Gingrich’s win in South Carolina. Stewart was particularly intrigued at Gingrich’s excoriation of John King at the CNN debate, when he labeled the journalist’s…

News station reports on trial using puppet reenactment

When Channel 19 in Akron, Ohio was prohibited from bringing its cameras into the corruption trial of former county commissioner Jimmy Dimora, the outcome was a stroke of pure media genius. The station took transcripts of the trial and reenacted them using muppet-like puppets. Dimora is accused of using his…

Bill Maher slams Romney: It’s a wealth gap, not anal warts

Comedian Bill Maher blasted former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on his show Friday night for claiming that people did not like him because they envied his wealth. “Mitt Romney has to start understanding why people don’t like him. It’s not because he’s rich. It’s how he got rich,” Maher said.…

‘Rich Kids for Romney’ release an ad

As the latest polls point to a Newt Gingrich victory in South Carolina, one unique group is hoping their support will keep Mitt Romney in position to become the Republican presidential nominee. The group “Rich Kids for Romney” released an ad Friday backing the former Massachusetts governor all the way.…

Cain sings, quotes Pokémon to rally Colbert supporters

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert and former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain joined forces on Friday at a rally in Charleston, South Carolina. During the “Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-Olina Primary Rally,” Colbert urged attendees to support him by casting their vote for Cain in Saturday’s Republican primary.…

Colbert: This is Gingrich’s ‘Titanic’ moment

Thursday night on The Colbert Report, Stephen recounted some of the turbulence currently roiling the GOP presidential field. In Iowa, state Republicans are reporting that Rick Santorum actually won the caucus there, robbing Mitt Romney of the chance to score a record three wins if he take South Carolina this…

Stewart asks: ‘Can Newt Gingrich be re-classified as a pollutant?’

In the latest installment of “Indecision 2012,” The Daily Show‘s ongoing coverage of the presidential race, host Jon Stewart recounted Thursday’s tumultuous day of political news. A PPP poll declared that Stephen Colbert is polling at 13% nationally, Rick Perry announced that he was leaving the race, and ABC News…

Colbert provides alternative content for sites in SOPA blackout

Wednesday night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert turned his attention to the Internet blackouts protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act, which would grant the government sweeping new powers to shut down websites for violation of copyright laws. Websites like Reddit, BoingBoing, Wikipedia, and…

Stewart likens SOPA to ‘filling penises with cement’

On Wednesday night’s The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart sought to unravel the mysteries of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). His first stop was WikiPedia, which, like many websites including this one, went dark yesterday to protest the pending legislation. Jon then attempted to explain exactly what the proposed…

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