Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Vs. Bill Cosby’s Public Relations

Larry Wilmore examined the news story telling Bill Cosby’s strategy to fight the rape scandal in the court of public opinion — such as his lawyer arguing that Cosby’s court deposition should never have been revealed. As Larry said: “Because if there’s one thing innocent people hate, it’s the truth getting out.”

Larry also realized that when it comes to Bill Cosby, we have to actually brush up America’s (and Cosby’s) vocabulary by defining a certain word: “rapist.”

John Stewart looked at the latest efforts to fight ISIS — and the shocking news that Iraq’s Sunni Muslim minority are kind of content with the security that ISIS is providing them.…

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter Of The Late Whitney Houston, Dies At 22

By Christie D’Zurilla, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of the late Whitney Houston and entertainer Bobby Brown, died Sunday in Peachtree Christian Hospice in Atlanta, nearly six months after being found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub at the Atlanta-area town home she shared with partner Nick Gordon. She was 22.

“She is finally at peace in the arms of God,” a rep for the Houston family said in a statement Sunday. “We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.”

Bobbi Kristina “made her transition peacefully,” according to a family statement sent out by Legacy Recordings, which handles her mother’s catalog.…

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Larry Wilmore Makes A Shocking Discovery In News On Sandra Bland Case

Larry Wilmore got a major shock on The Nightly Show while reviewing the case of Sandra Bland, the African-American woman who was arrested during a routine traffic stop in Waller County, Texas, and was found dead from an alleged suicide in her jail cell three days later.

Wilmore reviewed the dashcam video, analyzing in detail how the arresting officer escalated the situation against an obviously irritated, but otherwise harmless, Bland.

Then he checked on some major conservative personalities to see what their reactions would be — and he found that not only Fox News, but also Donald Trump, agreed with his various points, namely, the officer’s actions were unnecessarily aggressive, there was no need for arrest and confinement, and there needs to be a major investigation.…

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