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Play of the Day: Putin A 'Stronger' Leader Than Obama?

March 17, 2014 Americans believe Russia's Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Obama, according to a newYouGov/Economist survey. Jimmy Fallon believes our commander-in-chief is taking the poll numbers a little too personally. Plus: The White House has new requirements for colleges, and Russian 'training' forces invade Crimea. (Image via ID1974 /...

Play of the Day: Crimea's Questionable Vote to Join Russia

March 14, 2014 U.S. senators are on their way to Ukraine, as Russian forces continue to occupy Crimea, and they are prepared to see disaster. But Jimmy Fallon thinks that might just be the layover in LaGuardia airport. Besides, Crimea already voted? to join Russia. Didn't it? Plus: Florida school boards want to...

Play of the Day: The Scope of Reasonable CIA Spying

March 13, 2014 Jon Stewart doesn't really believe that the Central Intelligence Agency is above hacking Congressional computers. In fact, The Daily Show host might even be convinced by Senator Dianne Feinstein's accusations, no matter the vehemence of CIA Chief John Brennan's denial. Plus: Putin's rigged ballots and Jimmy Fallon's Kickstarter campaign to...

Play of the Day: Crimea Is a Lost Cause

March 12, 2014 Pundits ponder the loss of Crimea, but Jon Stewart points out that it's hardly a blow to the United States. After all, the region isn't exactly known for being part of U.S. 'strategic or fossil fuel-type interests.' Plus: Sprint overcharges the federal government for wiretapping, Edward Snowden makes his return...

Play of the Day: We Can See Russian Soldiers From Our House

March 7, 2014 Vladimir Putin denies the use of military force in Ukraine, saying instead that the soldiers seen in Crimea are actually "local self-defense units." Jon Stewart is a skeptic. Plus: Colbert celebrates women's history month, Obama lets you keep your health insurance plan until 2016, and the Pope is more popular...

Play of the Day: A Woman in the White House 'Invites Aggression'

March 6, 2014 Fox News star Bill O'Reilly makes the case against a female president. His logic? Hillary Clinton would make the world's dictators attack the White House, snatch American citizens, and bring about the Apocalypse. Plus: Afghani leader Hamid Karzai gets angry at America, and President Obama sanctions Russians over the crisis...

Play of the Day: Obama's Manliness Scale

March 5, 2014 What's a president to do when he's accused of running a "feckless" administration that's incapable of handling Russian aggression? Stephen Colbert has a few options: Obama can either get his hands dirty performing a one-armed push up or he can invade a foreign country. The late-night comedian suggests trying for...

Play of the Day: Cold War Déjà Vu

March 3, 2014 Vladimir Putin sends thousands of Russian troops to invade Crimea as the Ukraine conflict escalates. It's not so much a declaration of war as it is, according to Jimmy Fallon's likely explanation, the Russian President's attempt at a #ThrowbackThursday. Plus: Sochi gold medalists receive handsome rewards for their feats of...

Play of the Day: How Ukraine Will Affect America in 2014

February 26, 2014 The violent uprisings unfolding in the Ukraine have major implications for the nation's political future. But what does the United States care about any of that? The American news media have a sole focus: the midterm elections. Plus: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel cuts the army budget, Chris Christie is still...

Play of the Day: The Worst Kinds of State Legislatures

February 21, 2014 Jon Stewart lists the ways various state legislatures are elongating the 'arc of the moral universe' to bend towards injustice. The more creative of these? Kansas wants to allow you to hit your children harder, and Missouri only wants to teach classes based on the Bible. Plus: an American-born Olympian...

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