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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. “Let me get this straight: Sunni people in Iraq are accepting a brutally repressive, murderous, medieval, Taliban-like state — because it’s better than the government we left them with.”

Jon was also rendered practically speechless, when he highlighted Mike Huckabee’s shocking comments about President Obama marching Israel “to the door of the oven” — among other crazy things Huckabee keeps saying.

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Sean Parnell, the Trump-anointed candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania, dropped out of the race a week ago after a custody hearing that featured lurid details of his relationship with his ex-wife. Laurie Snell alleged that Parnell had struck her, choked her, left her by the side of the road and hit one of their sons hard enough to leave a welt on the boy's back. Parnell countered that she had invented all of it.

Custody battles are infamous for exaggerated accusations and heated denials, and it's difficult for outsiders to know whom to believe and how much. But Parnell's comments off the witness stand didn't burnish his credibility. Appearing on Fox Nation, for example, Parnell opined, "I feel like the whole 'happy wife, happy life' nonsense has done nothing but raise one generation of woman tyrants after the next." He wasn't finished. "Now there's an entire generation of men that don't want to put up with the BS of a high-maintenance, narcissistic woman." Well. Someone seems to be dealing with anger issues. The would-be — er, rather, won't-be — senator concluded with a short sermon on biology: "From an evolutionary standpoint, it used to be, you know, women were attracted to your strength because you could defend them from dinosaurs." Where does the GOP find these geniuses?

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