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Daily Show: Santorum ad is joke ‘entrapment’

The Romney and Santorum campaigns are each spending millions of dollars on ads in Michigan in hopes of taking the state in the upcoming Republican primary. Thursday night on The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart had a look at what kind of ads the candidates and their PACs are getting…

Letterman on Romney: Putting dog on car roof ‘not a good idea’

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart explained to CBS host David Letterman on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s problem was that at close examination, he was just “pixels” instead of a real person. “The guy I feel worse for is Romney,” Stewart remarked. “Mitt?” Letterman asked. “Not just for that,”…

Maher: Santorum believes ‘life begins at erection’

HBO comedian Bill Maher on Wednesday explained that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was gaining in popularity because GOP voters “hadn’t gotten the memo” that the country was moving past social issues. “What do you make of Rick Santorum’s surge?” NBC host Jay Leno asked Maher. “Oh, don’t even say…

Jon Stewart: STOCK Act is the ‘No Sh*t Sherlock Act’

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Wednesday turned his attention to the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, or STOCK Act. The legislation that prohibits lawmakers and their staff from trading stocks based on information they learn during congressional briefings and related work, closing a loophole that allowed them…

Colbert: Using contraception means ‘you are c*ck blocking God’

Stephen Colbert chimed in on the White House-Catholic Church’s spat over birth control Monday evening, declaring the Obama administration of “launching a vengeful crusade” against the church. “You see to Catholics, sex isn’t two drunk strangers getting their freak on at closing time,” he said. “It is the mystical union…

Stewart: Fox contributor against helping women ‘raped too much’

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lambasted Fox News contributor Liz Trotta Monday evening for her controversial comments on the rise of sexual assault on women in the military. Stewart was particularly disturbed at Trotta’s complaining about the military spending money for sexual assault victims on “women being raped too…

Jon Stewart mocks Santorum’s hypocrisy in contraception spat

Returning from his vacation, Jon Stewart on Monday analyzed the controversy surrounding new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations on contraceptives. Catholic bishops have accused Obama of waging a war on religion because of a White House plan to require most insurance plans to cover birth control. “Yes,…

SNL parodies Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad

Saturday Night Live chose to get in on the fun surrounding the conversation on Chrysler’s Super Bowl ad featuring Clint Eastwood in its latest episode. The NBC comedy show made three ads in response to whether the original commercial was a political nod to President Barack Obama or not. “I…

Israeli fashion magazine mocks the ultra-Orthodox with provocative photos

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Haredi sect has become a center of controversy for its harassment of women and girls and attempts to force women to ride at the backs of buses, segregated from the male passengers. Now the Israeli fashion magazine BelleMode is striking back with a photo spread in which scantily-clad…

Awkward: Fox News contributor debuts rap video at CPAC

Bright and early Friday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C., a small group of Republicans were treated to perhaps the most bizarre attempt at rap music since “M.C. Rove” took the stage in front of the whole D.C. press corps in 2007. As part of…

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