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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 ...

Play of the Day: Interpreting Obamacare

December 16, 2013 Congress is scared into a budget deal that will prevent the prospect of another government shutdown, George W. Bush shows off his pet paintings, and Sarah Palin stars in yet another television show. Plus, the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service leaves a lot of things to be ...

Play of the Day: The Least Productive Legislators

December 13, 2013 The American people elected their congressmen to Washington to do one thing: zero things. Now that a budget deal has been reached, does that mean our government is working? Stephen Colbert doesn't like that one bit. Plus, President Obama's administration is coming up with novel ways to sell HealthCare.gov. The ...

Play of the Day: The 12 Days of Obamacare

December 12, 2013 Mike Huckabee bashes Obamacare in song, and Stephen Colbert gets inspired. Cue such creative gems as "Hark the Herald Kathleen Sebelius" and "Feliz Death Panels." Plus, the Ryan-Murray budget deal has almost come to pass, but no one on Capitol Hill can believe it. Even the late-night comics are having ...

Play of the Day: Handshake-gate

December 11, 2013 Among the younger demographic, the president's approval ratings are dropping to record lows. The obvious solution to attract more millenials? Encourage them with a little hip-hop... and also beg them to code. Plus, Kanye West wants to be the Obama of clothing. Jay Leno is a little skeptical. And in ...

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: ...