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  • Jon Stewart on Conservatives' Tough Election Night

    Jon Stewart on Conservatives' Tough Election Night | BLOG ENTRY

    On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart ran down the results of Tuesday's off-year elections. The defeat of an Ohio amendment that would have significantly reduced public workers' collective bargaining rights was hailed as a "huge victory"...

    November 10, 2011 11:00 AM ET
  • Occupiers Hit the Road for New York-Washington March

    Occupiers Hit the Road for New York-Washington March | BLOG ENTRY

    A couple dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters hit the road this morning for "Occupy the Highway," a two-week two-week trek from Zuccotti Park in Manhattan to Washington’s McPherson Square. They'll walk about 20 miles per day,...

    November 9, 2011 2:10 PM ET
  • Jon Stewart on Jon Corzine's Debt Problem

    Jon Stewart on Jon Corzine's Debt Problem | BLOG ENTRY

    Jon Stewart has found a way to explain "the corporate-government-industrial complex in all its clusterfuck-itude" to ordinary Americans: the tale of former New Jersey governor and Goldman Sachs head Jon Corzine, who recently resigned as head of...

    November 9, 2011 11:40 AM ET
  • More Than 2,000 Writers Get Behind Occupy Wall Street

    More Than 2,000 Writers Get Behind Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    For about a month, occupywriters.com has been an online spot where writers could sign their names in support of Occupy Wall Street and the 99 Percent movement. As of today, ThinkProgress reports, more than 2,000...

    November 8, 2011 4:00 PM ET
  • Jon Stewart on Herman Cain's Campaign Woes

    Jon Stewart on Herman Cain's Campaign Woes | BLOG ENTRY

    After a week of weathering a sexual-harassment scandal, the frontrunning "baritone pizza CEO" Herman Cain is simply sick of the press. Cain flatly refused to address reporters' questions after a woman came forward claiming he'd groped her...

    November 8, 2011 1:02 PM ET
  • Watch Herman Cain on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Watch Herman Cain on Jimmy Kimmel Live | BLOG ENTRY

    Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, not long after a fourth woman stepped forward to make (graphic, detailed) sexual harassment allegations against the former Godfather's Pizza exec. The interview was wide-ranging,...

    November 8, 2011 11:57 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart on 'Who Has Better Blacks'

    Jon Stewart on 'Who Has Better Blacks' | BLOG ENTRY

    Inspired by conservative crazy person Ann Coulter's statement that "our blacks are better than [liberals'] blacks," Jon Stewart held a "Best F*#king Roundtable" to debate the matter. Correspondents Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac and John Oliver weighed in...

    November 3, 2011 1:29 PM ET
  • Occupy Wall Street: Oakland Takes Center Stage

    Occupy Wall Street: Oakland Takes Center Stage | BLOG ENTRY

    The port of Oakland is more-or-less back in business today after thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters succeeded in shutting it down overnight. (Wow.) The largely peaceful demonstration turned nasty after midnight,...

    November 3, 2011 12:42 PM ET
  • The Daily Show: Defending the One Percenters!

    The Daily Show: Defending the One Percenters! | BLOG ENTRY

    Daily Show correspondent and "Moneyed American" John Hodgman appeared on the show last night to staunchly defend his fellow one percenters, who, quite unfairly, are "completely outnumbered" by America's other 99 percent....

    November 2, 2011 11:37 AM ET
  • Occupy Wall Street: Oakland Protesters Are Back

    Occupy Wall Street: Oakland Protesters Are Back | BLOG ENTRY

    Latest News • Occupy Wall Street protesters return to Oakland Square after clashes with police. [VOA News]• An Iraq War veteran was critically injured in the Oakland crackdown. [CBS News]• Oakland's mayor, Jean Quan,...

    October 27, 2011 12:25 PM ET
  • Jon Stewart on the OWS Oakland Crackdown

    Jon Stewart on the OWS Oakland Crackdown | BLOG ENTRY

    Jon Stewart checked in on the Occupy Wall Street protests on last night's Daily Show; demonstrations in New York City, Philadelphia, Cincinatti and Washington D.C. are all going well. But "what the fuck happened in Oakland?" asked...

    October 27, 2011 10:42 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart on Pat Robertson and GOP Craziness

    Jon Stewart on Pat Robertson and GOP Craziness | BLOG ENTRY

    In an unexpected move – and fresh off of saying it was OK for Christians to divorce spouses with Alzheimer's Disease – noted televangelist Pat 'Gay People Cause Hurricanes' Robinson recently fretted that that the hard-right GOP...

    October 26, 2011 10:28 AM ET
  • Jon Stewart on GOP Hawks' Empty Nest Syndrome

    Jon Stewart on GOP Hawks' Empty Nest Syndrome | BLOG ENTRY

    Jon Stewart was at his most caustic on last night's Daily Show, attacking Republicans for illogical attacks on President Obama's decision to remove all U.S. troops from Iraq. No matter that George W. Bush had decided on...

    October 25, 2011 10:29 AM ET
  • Today in Occupy Wall Street

    Today in Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    Don't miss our Occupy Wall Street timeline photo gallery, and check back for regular updates. News • MTV will air True Life: I'm Occupying Wall Street, a special that follows three young people in Zuccotti Park, on November...

    October 24, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Stephen Colbert Takes on Former EPA Chief Browner

    Stephen Colbert Takes on Former EPA Chief Browner | BLOG ENTRY

    Former EPA head Carol Browner appeared on the Colbert Report to make a case for the agency's existence. Accusing the EPA of hurting the economy, Colbert tells her, "If there's more pollution, then there's more doctors who...

    October 20, 2011 3:07 PM ET
  • Today in Occupy Wall Street

    Today in Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    Don't miss our Occupy Wall Street timeline photo gallery, and do check back for regular updates. • A CUNY sociologist was invited to survey visitors to occupywallst.org, and found they are predominantly young and well-educated....

    October 20, 2011 2:10 PM ET
  • 'Daily Show' on Occupy Wall Street

    'Daily Show' on Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart sent correspondent John Oliver to Zuccotti Park "to see if the 99 percent had room for one more." Oliver spoke with a few rational, level-headed protesters … but didn't stop...

    October 19, 2011 11:47 AM ET
  • Campaign Roundup: Debate Night!

    Campaign Roundup: Debate Night! | BLOG ENTRY

    • It's Tuesday, so we must be due for another GOP presidential debate. All eyes are on Herman Cain, tonight's designated piñata. [NPR] • Incredibly, Cain is running ahead of Obama, 41-43 percent, in a new general...

    October 18, 2011 4:40 PM ET
  • Jon Stewart's Advice for Occupy Wall Street

    Jon Stewart's Advice for Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    During the Daily Show's break from the airwaves, the Occupy Wall Street movements spread to more than 60 cities beyond New York. "They're like the Hard Rock Cafe of leftist movements!" exclaimed Jon Stewart. And sure, the...

    October 18, 2011 2:20 PM ET
  • Today in Occupy Wall Street

    Today in Occupy Wall Street | BLOG ENTRY

    The Occupy Wall Street protests passed the one-month mark yesterday and, with new rallies cropping up in cities around the world, global media coverage approaching to wall-to-wall levels, establishment pols looking to hop aboard the bandwagon, and...

    October 18, 2011 12:49 PM ET
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