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Play of the Day: Where the Polluted Things Are

January 14, 2014 Hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents are left thirsting for clean water after a chemical spill in the Elk River occurred upstream of a local water treatment plant. People were advised not to drink, cook with, or bathe in water from their taps. But Stephen Colbert knows tragedy gold ...

Play of the Day: No Quick Exit for Christie

January 13, 2014 David Letterman has the latest update in Chris Christie's bridge scandal, and the New Jersey governor attempts an apology that's almost as long and drawn out as a traffic jam. Spoiler alert: a few vindictive staff members get thrown under the proverbial bus. Plus: a new analysis from the Center ...

Play of the Day: Christie's Never-Ending Sorry

January 10, 2014 Governor Chris Christie is embarrassed and humiliated by his administration's George Washington Bridge scandal. But mostly the Republican media star is saddened that the latest revelations don't follow the tone he has attempted to set during his time in office. Jon Stewart tries to determine precisely what note the New ...

Play of the Day: Christie Stuck in Political Traffic Jam

January 9, 2014 Governor Chris Christie can't get out of this traffic scandal fast enough. But the late-night comedy shows aren't about to let him make a quick exit. Plus, the Obama administration plans to air ads during the Winter Olympics promoting Obamacare. Jimmy Fallon has the latest on why this is actually ...

Play of the Day: Obama's War on Income Inequality

January 8, 2014 President Obama is sounding the battle cries against the only product America can still claim to manufacture domestically: income disparity. The prodigal basketball son returns from North Korea. Dennis Rodman is back on U.S. soil, but it sounds like he may be nostalgic for his stay in Kim Jong Un's ...

Play of the Day: The Opinion-Theory Behind Global Cooling

January 7, 2014 The United States is besieged by a polar votex, starring Nicholas Cage. What does that mean? Mainly that temperatures are expected to drop below President Obama's approval ratings. And now that a cold snap is upon us, conservative pundits who don't believe in climate change are waging a War on ...

Play of the Day: A True Duck Travesty

December 20, 2013 A&E suspends Phil Robertson, the partriach of the Duck Dynasty cast, for making homophobic and racist remarks during a GQ interview. Stephen Colbert and the Fox News family rally to Robertson's defense and blame the Word Police for all the evils in the world. Plus, Republicans are divorcing themselves from ...

Play of the Day: A Scandal of EPA Proportions

December 19, 2013 John Beale, a former top official at the Environmental Protection Agency, was sentenced to a stint in prison after he took nearly one million dollars in salary benefits for work he never performed. Beale was apparently too busy "working" for the CIA. Plus, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly sticks to ...

Play of the Day: The Conservative Coloring Book

December 18, 2013 Conservative groups leave no doubt about their hatred for the latest budget deal. But their vociferous dissent have House Republicans like Paul Ryan shrugging their shoulders and saying "haters gonna hate." Plus, tea party darling Ted Cruz is the subject of a new children's coloring book -- and it's a ...

Play of the Day: The Latest in NSA Spying Prevention Technology

December 17, 2013 The National Security Agency has been able to tap into the webcams of computers for years. But Stephen Colbert has invented the only technology to prevent any such invasions of privacy. He aptly names it the Total Analog Personal Encryption method. Plus, Megyn Kelly retracts her definitive comments about the ...