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Colbert tells GOP questioner ‘one day of me studying anything makes me an expert’

GOP lawmaker blasts Democrats over Colbert testimony The plan for Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert to testify “in character” before a House of Representatives immigration subcommittee on Friday did not initially go as planned. By 10 am, the hearing had become such a spectacle that Rep. John Conyers asked Colbert to…

Stewart rally to ‘restore sanity,’ while Colbert pushes to ‘keep fear alive’

Two dueling Comedy Central rallies planned in Washington have something for everyone. If you’re the type of person that wants to tone down the political debate then Jon Stewart wants you to mark your calendar. While Stephen Colbert wants you to march with him if you want to amp up…

Colbert asks ‘God geese’ if he should hold a Beck-style rally

Stephen Colbert would like to hold a massive historic rally to rival Glenn Beck’s but he’s looking for a sign from God first. Tuesday night, the Comedy Central faux pundit asked his audience if they agreed with Michele Bachmann that the “Restoring Honor” rally couldn’t have been less than one…

Pakistani officers ditch Pentagon conference after airport detention

Travel-weary officer overheard saying ‘I hope this is our last flight’ WASHINGTON — A delegation of Pakistani officers refused to attend a defense conference in the United States this week in protest over their treatment at a Washington airport, officials said Wednesday. The nine Pakistanis were about to fly to…

Stewart mocks absurd Beck theory that whites can’t praise MLK

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart is going to be on vacation the week following Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally at the Lincoln Memorial so he took the opportunity Thursday to preemptively critique the event. Beck’s speech is planned on the anniversary and at the same location as Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

Colbert: John McCain really tapped into the anti-McCain sentiment

John McCain has faced a lot of challenges over the years but Tuesday night he may have defeated his most fierce opponent and it wasn’t J.D. Hayworth. Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert pointed out Wednesday that the senior senator from Arizona was his own worst enemy in this year’s Republican primary.…

Stewart to Fox: ‘Nothing Obama does will ever make you f*cking happy’

President Barack Obama faced much criticism for appearing Thursday on ABC’s “The View,” with critics complaining that it was beneath the office, and many media outlets erroneously reporting that he was the first sitting president to do a daytime TV show. Thursday night, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart first joked that…

Stewart jabs Arizona immigration law, ‘pre-insane McCain’

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart turned his comedic focus Thursday on Arizona’s controversial immigration and took a shot at Sen. John McCain in the process. SB 1070 faces stiff competition but it’s supported by McCain (R-AZ) who was once an outspoken champion of rights for undocumented workers. Stewart explained that this…

Stewart slams Fox News for ‘fearmongering’ about Muslims

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart took another swipe at Fox News Wednesday when he hit the network’s reporting on Muslim-related stories. First, the Comedy Central host ripped into the network’s take on a story about NASA reaching out to the Muslim world.…

Stewart: Steele going against GOP principle of ‘blowing sh*t up’

Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele is facing criticism from his own party after making controversial comments about the Afghanistan war. A puppet in the image of the chairman appeared on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show Monday to explain himself. Speaking at a fundraiser last week, Steele was caught on video…

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