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Larry Wilmore couldn’t help but send up Justice Antonin Scalia’s bitter dissent in Thursday’s major victory for Obamacare, which the senior conservative jurist referred to as “jiggery-pokery.” Larry’s response to that term: “Actually, it sounds like some Victorian-era term for sex in a toolshed, doesn’t it?”

Jon Stewart looked at the reactions to Pope Francis’ encyclical for environmentalism from Republican presidential candidates — that is, from the same people who are always mixing religion and politics in other issue areas: “Well perhaps people would be more for preventing global warming if we referred to it as, ‘taking a stand for preserving traditional sea levels.”

Conan O’Brien highlighted how the Six Flags amusement parks actually have a subtle connection to the Confederate flag — but since most people don’t even know this, the company really shouldn’t even try to become “Five Flags” and bring up the subject in the first place.

Seth Meyers featured a “supporter” of Donald Trump, who went out campaigning among the people.

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Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

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