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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

#EndorseThis: Barack Obama Reads Mean Tweets And Drops The Mic

As Jimmy Kimmel discovered, mean tweets about President Obama are comedy gold — at least when he reads them. Grouchy citizens complain about every conceivable fault, and of course almost everything that goes wrong for them is his fault. The president, a cool comic who could perform stand-up in a post-presidential career, takes all the cranky comments in stride. Then he gets to a “mic drop” moment with an old (and current) nemesis. Just click.


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SNL’s Final ‘Presidential Debate’: Tom Hanks, Trump Bingo, And Much More

Saturday Night Live’s cold-open “presidential debates” with Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon have become instant classics of TV satire — salving the wounds inflicted on the American body politic by this campaign. The third and final episode featured a pitch-perfect performance by guest host Tom Hanks as moderator Chris Wallace, a chance to play “Trump Bingo” with Hillary, and much more.

No doubt the Republican nominee didn’t find this funny at all, but somehow we suspect that you will.


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#EndorseThis: Colbert Describes What Trump Is Doing To The Constitution

If you skipped the third debate — or especially if you saw it but didn’t stay up for Stephen Colbert’s live recap  — this excerpt from The Late Show is not to be missed (which is why we bring you Colbert again today). He offers an especially pungent and appropriate description of what Donald Trump would do to the Constitution by refusing to accept the election’s result. Click and laugh.

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