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Candidate Colbert on Gay Marriage

Pseudo-pundit and presidential candidate (!) Stephen Colbert paid a visit to NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday to discuss his bid for the nation’s highest office and to familiarize voters with his stance on key issues, such as gay marriage.  As he tells host Tim Russert in this clip,  “I only got married as a taunt toward gay men because they couldn’t.”

Posted on Oct 23, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


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Pete Stark

Rep. Stark Sorry for Bush-Bashing Remark

Professing his remorse for his Oct. 18 suggestion that President Bush would be amused by American soldiers getting their heads “blown off,” Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., apologized on Tuesday to Bush, his family, the troops and his congressional colleagues, adding that he hoped he could now go back to being “as insignificant as I should be.”

Posted on Oct 23, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Giuliani

Republicans Turn on Each Other

The gloves come off in this rhetorical showdown between the Republican candidates.

Posted on Oct 22, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Bill Maher showdown

Bill Maher vs. ‘9/11 Truthers’

The “Real Time” host became so frustrated with a couple of “9/11 Truthers” who infiltrated his audience Friday that he left the stage to personally oversee their expulsion. The fracas was so entertaining that HBO aired the entire incident on the West Coast feed, which could have easily been edited.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


George W. Bush

Mosaic on Bush’s World War III ‘Threat’

The Mosaic Intelligence Report tackles Bush’s heated rhetoric about Iran and the connection with the president’s chilly relationship with Russia.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Rep. Pete Stark

Congressman Blasts Bush for Sinking SCHIP

After the House failed to override Bush’s veto of the SCHIP children’s health care renewal bill on Thursday, Rep. Pete Stark berated the administration and the bill’s opponents.  In light of their attitude, he questioned whether the nation’s kids would “grow old enough for you to send [them] to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president’s amusement.” 

Posted on Oct 18, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Obama

Obama Says Not So Fast

Appearing on “The Tonight Show,” Barack Obama tells Jay Leno that he’s not worried about Hillary Clinton’s sizable lead in the polls: “Hillary is not the first politician in Washington to declare ‘mission accomplished’ a little too soon.”

Posted on Oct 18, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Uncle Sam and Colbert

Colbert’s Shocking Campaign Announcement

Stephen Colbert is a master of mocking the ridiculous and predictable posturing of overly rehearsed candidates as they announce their intention to run. During his book tour, for example, he has been known to interrupt interviewers to say he’s unable to discuss his campaign intentions, and then there was this surprise appearance on “The Daily Show.”

Posted on Oct 17, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


Kucinich

Kucinich Empties His Pockets for Colbert

Rep. Dennis Kucinich flexes his comic muscle by responding to Stephen Colbert’s challenge to empty his pockets on the air. It’s a shame he didn’t get to dive into the issues, but it’s nice to see a candidate who can take a joke.

Posted on Oct 16, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


CNN debate panel

Carville Sees Bush as GOP’s Nominee—Jeb, That Is

Political analyst James Carville shocked the crowd at CNN’s America Votes 2008 gala by suggesting that Jeb Bush would be the Republican nominee. According to the Ragin’ Cajun: “There is nobody in this field who can rally the Republican Party; he’s the only person in America that can do it.”

Posted on Oct 16, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN


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