Trump boasts of his “natural instinct for science” because he once had an uncle who taught physics at MIT. Colbert isn’t persuaded.
John Oliver takes a long, hard look at the new Saudi ruler — his charm offensive, his domestic repression, and his brutal foreign policy.
A significant number of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are running this year as Democrats — and eight of those exceptional veterans are women.
This may just be the best political ad of the midterm cycle — short and not too sweet — created by indie director and Texas native Richard Linklater.
Hillary Clinton doesn’t have much patience for recent demands to reopen decades-old sexual misconduct allegations against her husband.
After serving less than ten months as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has tendered her resignation to President Donald Trump, which he has accepted. The former South Carolina governor reportedly discussed her decision to quit when she visited Trump at the White House last week. Nevertheless, her resignation came as a surprise […]
On the eve of Brett Kavanaugh’s impending confirmation to the Supreme Court, Stephen Colbert crunched the Senate numbers — and came up with the same whisker-thin 51-49 majority that could have been predicted two months ago. He reviews the not-so-thorough FBI investigation of the nominee — and the “get off my damn lawn” fury of […]
If you believe The New York Times — and the hundreds of thousands of documents supporting its investigation — then the president of the United States and his family defrauded the US Treasury of at least $500 million. What this means, as Trevor Noah points out, is that Trump’s “origin story” of the brash young […]
Nobody was surprised to see Trump behave like “a sexist dick” at his Rose Garden press conference, but Seth Meyers knows who inspired that particular episode.
Contrasting Ford’s dignified appearance with Kavanaugh’s blubber and bluster, Oliver observes that “men might be too emotional for the Supreme Court.”
Casting Matt Damon as the indignant would-be Justice Kavanaugh, brimming with bluster and belligerence, was a master stroke by SNL producers.
There weren’t a lot of laughs in yesterday’s testimony by Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee. And it was even less amusing to contemplate the prospect of Kavanaugh ascending to the country’s highest court. Yet the Trump nominee’s prevaricating and often shrill testimony is highly susceptible to satire — an […]
When the United Nations General Assembly greeted Donald Trump’s bluster with a horselaugh on Tuesday morning, every late-night comic drooled. The jokes would write themselves. They could already hear the rim-shots. Stephen Colbert goes beyond the laughter with incisive (and funny) analysis of Trump’s entire speech. He notes that after promising to leave everybody else […]
Seth Meyers draws a clear lesson from the confusion over Trump’s anticipated firing of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Don’t joke!
Oliver transforms the depressing truth about Facebook into a parody ad, hilariously mocking its “we connect the world” slogan.
A second allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh led Senator Feinstein to urge an FBI investigation.
Colbert pungently reviews the Senate Judiciary Committee’s mishandling of Christine Ford’s charges and a preview of next week’s “thrill ride” hearings.
Judge Nap offers stern advice to Senate Republicans, urging a full FBI investigation of Christine Ford’s attempted rape charge against Kavanaugh.
A new memoir by Stormy Daniels recalls her very personal encounter with POTUS. It isn’t hard to understand why he paid her to keep quiet.
If you believe Late Night with Seth Meyers deserves an Emmy — as many of us do — your wise judgment is corroborated by the latest tour de force installment of A Closer Look. Reviewing the Paul Manafort plea deal and the Brett Kavanaugh assault accusation, Meyers delivers sharp insight on both scandals as well […]
Much of what Kellyanne said today on Fox might be expected. But her remarks about Christine Blasey Ford were not what we expected at all.