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Play of the Day: How the GOP Can Win 2016

June 10, 2014 The Arizona congressional candidate formerly known as Scott Fistler has a winning strategy to win over Hispanic voters: He changed his name to "Cesar Chavez." Stephen Colbert thinks this is genius. And he has some advice to the rest of the Republican party: Instead of running the same old politicians, ...

Play of the Day: The Trouble With the World Cup

June 9, 2014 John Oliver can't contain his excitement for the World Cup. But he has a bone to pick with the organization running the sporting event into the ground: FIFA. And, for his American fans, no, he doesn't mean that one soccer video game. Plus: Sweden celebrates its independence from Denmark, and ...

Play of the Day: Even the NRA Is Afraid of 'Gun Nuts'

June 6, 2014 The Open Carry movement has an important ally terrified. The National Rifle Association first chastised the Texas Open Carry group for showing "a lack of consideration and manners" when gathering in large demonstrations. But the NRA then quickly walked back its critical statements because, as Jon Stewart affirms, "everyone's scared ...

Play of the Day: Why Boehner Thinks the New EPA Rule Is Bonkers

June 5, 2014 John Boehner doesn't think very highly of Obama's latest climate change regulation. The mere idea that carbon emissions are harmful is, after all, "almost comical." Plus: Stephen Colbert does a better job educating the American public than broadcast news, and Hillary Clinton has "moved on" from the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Play of the Day: How the New EPA Rule is 'Obamacare for the Air'

June 4, 2014 The Monday announcement of Obama's new global warming rule has the Republican establishment scrambling for some scathing monikers to describe the EPA regulations. With their creative juices drying up, they've settled on "Obamacare for the air." But what does this mean for the rest of the United States? Obviously: breath ...

Play of the Day: Why Obama 'Negotiated With Terrorists' for Bowe Bergdahl

June 3, 2014 An American soldier's return home from his time as a prisoner of war should be celebrated—but the move that brought Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl back from Afghanistan should also be criticized. Stephen Colbert doesn't appreciate the president's "negotiating with terrorists," but he thinks he understands the reasoning behind it. Plus: ...

Play of the Day: How to Celebrate a Real Scandal

May 23, 2014 Veterans aren't getting the health care they deserve—and now there's a memo from the days of the Bush administration showing that the executive branch has known about it from the problems' inception. You know what that means: Obama is finally embroiled in a legitimate scandal, and Stephen Colbert is throwing ...

Play of the Day: The Death Knell of the Tea Party

May 22, 2014 Primary season might mean the end of the tea party. Republican establishment candidate Mitch McConnell wins in Kentucky over the self-styled tea partier Matt Bevin. It's a a victory that might be the writing on the wall, but Stephen Colbert is still in denial. It doesn't matter that the poitical ...

Play of the Day: Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Hillary?

May 21, 2014 Karl Rove and the Republican Party are not terrified of Hillary Clinton's possible 2016 presidential campaign. If they were scared, late-night host Stephen Colbert wouldn't be laughing so hard. Plus: Joe Biden rejects a prom invitation, and The Colbert Report proves that the Chinese hackers accused of espionage were sneaky ...

Play of the Day: The VA's Hidden Affairs

May 20, 2014 The Department of Veterans Affairs has some explaining to do, and there's a long waitlist to hear the reasons for their latest scandal. It's enough to force late-night host Jon Stewart into busting open his swear jar. Plus: Senator Elizabeth Warren wants banking to be boring, Chinese hackers are taking ...