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

“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)

“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 two: busting Bernie fans with Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah (video)

“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

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

“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