Play of the Day

Play of the Day gathers clips from late night and comedy television shows, mocking politicians and newsmakers.
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Play of the Day: Chris Christie's New Horse-Abusing Ad

July 2 The Daily Show looks at some of the New Jersey governor's odd rhetoric.

Did someone say "donut?"

Play of the Day: Chris Christie is in the Race. Ready Your Fat Jokes.

July 1 Get ready for a parade of jokes about the hefty New Jersey governor.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Experience With 'Traditional Marriage'

June 30 Being married three times isn't the definition of tradition.

Play of the Day: A Huge Week in the News

June 29 HBO's Bill Maher and John Oliver recount the Supreme Court decisions.

Play of the Day: Bobby Jindal's Creepy Video

June 26 The Louisianan's 2016 announcement isn't exactly dynamic.

Civil War re-enactors hold up the flag in South Carolina in 2012.

Play of the Day: Even More on the Confederate Battle Flag

June 25 Alabama and Mississippi examine their use of the symbol.

It's probably best to keep on driving, Trump.

Play of the Day: Trump's Foreign Policy Platform

June 24 The mogul would change a lot about the relationship between Mexico and the United States.

Play of the Day: Taking Down the Confederate Battle Flag

June 23 Late-night hosts put the flag's history in context.

Play of the Day: Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson and Paper Currency

June 22 The man with his face on the $20 despised paper money, yet he's staying and the first Secretary of the Treasury is going.

Play of the Day: The State of the 2016 Race

June 19 Hillary Clinton has plans for Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump pays volunteers to clap and Lindsey Graham says America is ready for a bachelor president.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Message to America

June 18 He's got the best hair, a lot of money and a catchphrase. And he'd be the "best jobs president that God ever created.

Trump spent part of a 2014 speech at the National Press Club demonstrating that his hair is real. He is now running for president.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump is America's Id

June 17 The bombastic real estate mogul and reality star is running for president.

Play of the Day: The 2016 Race Goes Back to the 1990s

June 16 Bush and Clinton are 2016 contenders… and very familiar names.

Play of the Day: Does Torture Work?

June 15 Last Week Tonight looks at the implications of the December torture report.

Play of the Day: Lindsey Graham Would Have Rotating First Ladies

June 12 Bill Clinton loves the single 2016 hopeful's idea.

Play of the Day: The Real Reason Chafee Wants to Go Metric

June 11 When you think about it, centimeters are more impressive than inches.

"I once caught a fish this big!"

Play of the Day: Obama and Merkel's (Possibly Heated) Conversation

June 10 The two leaders met in Bavaria, but what did they talk about?

Play of the Day: The GOP Field Visits Iowa

June 9 Some make pig puns, Carson checks his watch and Fiorina wants Clinton to ride a tractor, for some reason.

Play of the Day: Rick Perry's Résumé

June 8 The Texan is trying to become the 2016 Republican nominee, but he definitely has some hurdles to clear.

Play of the Day: Rick Perry's Vision for America

June 5 Now that he's wearing glasses, the Texan is serious about being president.

Play of the Day: Mike Huckabee is a Real Comedian

June 4 The candidate's joke did not go over well with the transgender community.

That isn't exactly the safest keychain.

Play of the Day: TSA Staff Speaks… Sort Of

June 3 Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon give the the agency's side of the story.

Play of the Day: John McCain Criticizes Rand Paul's NSA Moves

June 2 The Daily Show compares McCain/Palin '08 to the Kentuckian's vocal opposition to the Patriot Act.

Play of the Day: Is Bernie Sanders Crazy or Crazy Like a Fox?

May 29 The Vermonter is authentic, but that doesn't make him nuts.

Play of the Day: The FIFA Investigation Has Layers

May 28 The soccer ruling body's corruption is so bad, even the famously neutral Swiss are getting involved.

Play of the Day: The Daily Show Examines NSA Surveillance Again

May 27 When the Patriot Act says you go too far in surveillance, something might be amiss

Play of the Day: Michelle Obama Will Kick Your Butt

May 22 The White Hose posted a video of the First Lady's workout routine. She is a tough lady.

Play of the Day: Ask Bernie Sanders Anything... About Hillary Clinton

May 21 The presidential hopeful hosted an AMA on Reddit this week.

Nope. Nothing sexual here at all.

Play of the Day: Rick Perry's White House Chances

May 20 That 2011 corn dog photo is definitely going to follow him to 2016.

Play of the Day: Obama Joins Twitter

May 19 The president's social media presence expands, but he's still just a dad.

Play of the Day: Who Created ISIS?

May 18 Weekend Update clarifies Jeb Bush's brother's effect on the Middle East.

Play of the Day: Jeb Bush Doesn't Ride a Bucking Manatee

May 15 The former governor of Florida declared his 2016 candidacy accidentally in a Nevada hallway.

Play of the Day: Jeb Bush's Iraq Mistake

May 14 The presidential hopeful fumbles an easy question.

And now it's time to hit all the American territories.

Play of the Day: Barack Obama Completes His Travels to All the States

May 13 The president's visit to South Dakota was not long, but it happened.

Play of the Day: Unlike Britain, American Elections Are Always Very Porkcentric

May 12 Jon Stewart looks at the defining image from the British election.

Play of the Day: The Tonight Show Memes 2016

May 11 Jimmy Fallon's staff makes meme images out of presidential contenders Friday.

Play of the Day: Deflategate is a Political Story

May 8 Hillary Clinton could've helped Tom Brady with his communication problems.

Play of the Day: 2016's Field is the College Brochure of Presidential Politics

May 7 It's really quite a diverse group of contenders.

The resemblance is uncanny.

Play of the Day: Casting the 2016 Movie

May 6 Conan O'Brien has some clever ideas on actors playing presidential contenders.

You mess with the bull, you get the horns. Texans should know that better than anyone.

Play of the Day: Texas is Not Under Martial Law

May 5 Jon Stewart clarifies the reality of the federal republic system.