John Oliver signs-up to be a Trump “election observer” (video)

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Recapping another week in the life of the ever-pivoting Donald Trump campaign, HBO’s John Oliver pointed out that last week was definitely supposed to belong to the GOP presidential nominee. “This was the 53rd consecutive week he was going to … Continue reading

Trump watch: tax cuts for the rich, gerrymandering, death threats and morons with Trevor Noah and Larry Wilmore (video)

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It seems not a day goes by without another Trump furore (I’d have called them “gaffes” but it seems, in spite of the facts, he actually believes the bile and comically naïve bullsh*t that he spews). From apparently inviting his gun … Continue reading

Nigel Farage’s school friend exposes Britain’s ‘Little Hitler’ (video)

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One of Nigel Farage’s school friends has written an open letter about Farage’s schoolboy fascism, and it is damning. “Dear Nigel, I won’t give my name – my family isn’t even aware I’m writing this and I wish to protect … Continue reading

Trump watch: veterans, draft dodging, nukes, and babygate (Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart and Bill Maher video)

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There is no denying that last week was a tough one for Donald Trump’s campaign to be the next Republican president – albeit that the wounds suffered were wholly of Trump’s own making. Between stirring up racial tensions, exposing a penchant … Continue reading

North Carolina voter ID laws, RNC and DNC review with John Oliver (video)

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“Last week was a historic week for voter ID laws, as many of the most prohibitive and baldly racist among them were struck down, which was particularly significant in North Carolina. For those of us who were unaware of just … Continue reading

DNC in Philly day four: Hillary bites back with Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah & Bill Maher (video)

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“Last Thursday night, Hillary Clinton officially became the first woman to accept a major party’s nomination to run for president. After her speech closed the final night of the Democratic National Convention, the world of late-night TV comedy swung into … Continue reading

DNC in Philly day three: Obama, Biden and Trump invites Russian hacking with Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah (video)

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“Stephen Colbert continued his live shows tied to the Republican and Democratic conventions with DNC programs last week. But one thing missing from last week’s episodes (apart from an appearance by Jon Stewart) was Colbert’s Colbert Report character, also named … Continue reading

DNC in Philly day two: busting Bernie fans with Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah (video)

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“Trevor Noah moved his show to Philadelphia for the convention and spent his episode chastising the Democrats for their cyber security failure, but also the Bernie or Bust supporters, who got the same interview treatment from correspondents that many Trump supporters … Continue reading

Fear, loathing and racism at the RNC: it’s political correctness gone mad (video)

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Samantha Bee gave a grim recap of last week’s Republican National Convention. The comedian kicked off the segment with a blood-spattered montage of former presidents so appalled by the state of modern politics that they all commit suicide. Bee used … Continue reading

Democrats in Philly: Day one with Stephen Colbert (video)

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“The surprise WikiLeaks dump of nearly 20,000 internal emails from the Democratic National Committee last week led to a topsy-turvy opening day at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — and offered plenty of comedic opportunities for Stephen Colbert. “We … Continue reading

Trumpageddon: The day after (video)

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After getting a little sleep Thursday night, The Daily Show, Nightly Show and Real Time returned to review a week of madness, racism and making America hate again in Cleveland, Ohio.   The Daily Show Password: imincorrigible Video © Comedy Central … Continue reading

John Oliver on the RNC: bringing feelings to a fact fight (video)

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“John Oliver returned to the late-night airwaves Sunday night following a month-long hiatus and, not surprisingly, the British comedian’s first order of business was to discuss the ongoing presidential election cycle or, as Oliver called it, the “3-D IMAX S–T-Fit … Continue reading

Republicans hit Cleveland final day: Trumpageddon (video)

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Donald Trump on Thursday night accepted the nomination of the Republican Party to be president of the scorched hellscape that is the United Yet Cowering States of America. That, at least, is the interpretation of his speech offered by the … Continue reading

Republicans hit Cleveland day three: Jon Stewart returns to take down Fox News one last time (video)

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Following his surprise appearance on The Late Show earlier this week to help usher The Colbert Report’s “Stephen Colbert” back into our hearts, Stewart showed up once again Thursday night to deliver an old-school Daily Show-style takedown of the Fox … Continue reading

Republicans hit Cleveland: Day two with Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah (video)

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To say that the Republican National Convention is comical, would be to massively understate the degree of planned falsehood that is being used to activate the cackles of the base. Just as Vote Leave played on racist fears of immigrants … Continue reading