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Play of the Day: World of Watchcraft

December 10, 2013 The National Security Agency can't get enough of Americans' private lives. Recent reports reveal that not only has the NSA spied on emails and phone calls, the organization has surveilled the online gaming community as well. This doesn't bode well for Daily Show correspondent and avid World of Warcraft gamer ...

Play of the Day: Credit Where Credit Is Due

December 9, 2013 Saturday Night Live spoofs willful GOP ignorance, since Republicans still don't want to admit that HealthCare.gov is now a working website. Plus, American school children lag behind Singapore, Finland, and South Korea in their math, reading, and science test scores. Maybe that's why they're getting Wal-Mart towels as presents for ...

Play of the Day: The GOP's Lady Problem

December 6, 2013 The Republican Party isn't doing too well among a key demographic-- and unfortunately for them, it's a segment of the population that makes up about half of the United States. According to a new ABC/Washington Post poll, 63 percent of women have an unfavorable view of the right wing. Plus: ...

Play of the Day: The Do-Nothing Congress Sets a Record

December 5, 2013 The 113th Congress is making it into the Guinness Book of World Records -- mostly because it can't do anything else. With only 55 pieces of legislation passed this year, the Hill has been at its most unproductive. Plus, Obamacare will fail if millenials don't sign up. So what can ...

Play of the Day: Racism Is Over!

December 4, 2013 The Republican National Committee commemorates Rosa Parks via Twitter-- and simultaneously declares that racism is dead. The Grand Ol' Party does it all in just 140 characters. Plus, Pope Francis isn't your average priest. He admits to being a former night club bouncer, and now, rumors abound that he sneaks ...

Play of the Day: Home Page Improvement

December 3, 2013 Stephen Colbert realized he was thankful for many things over the holiday weekend-- but he's still most grateful for Obama's mess of a website. Plus, HealthCare.gov is nearly complete, with the administration touting its capability to handle 50,000 users simultaneously, for a total of 800,000 users per day. Close, but ...

Play of the Day: Politics To Be Thankful For

November 27, 2013 On the list of things to be thankful for this holiday season? An Iran deal finally going through, Thanksgiving cooking tips of the political variety, and President Obama visiting the Dreamworks studio in Los Angeles. The five living presidents are so grateful they can't help but put on a show ...

Play of the Day: The Nuclear Iran Playbook

November 26, 2013 There's a Butterball turkey shortage expected for the Thanksgiving holidays. But it should be fine: it's probably just a website problem. Plus, wondering how the Iranian nuclear deal went through? Late-night comics posit several theories, among them that President Obama promised Iranians that if they like their uranium, they can ...

Play of the Day: A Crack Team of Politicians

November 25, 2013 Florida Congressman Trey Radel steps down from office after his arrest for cocaine possession. The people of Toronto are really hoping Mayor Rob Ford will do the same... but chances aren't looking very good. Plus, CBS pollsters can't understand sarcasm. brightcove.createExperiences();

Play of the Day: Senate Go Boom, Nuclear Edition

November 22, 2013 Ancient cave paintings reveal the prescient intelligence of our early human ancestors. Even cavemen knew HealthCare.gov was doomed to fail. And get ready to hide out in your fallout shelter: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid detonates the nuclear option in the Senate. Though this probably doesn't mean what you think ...