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The Daily Show reviewed the last-ditch efforts in Kansas and Alabama to stop the tide of gay equality — with Jon Stewart suggesting the creation of a new word to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

Jimmy Kimmel hosted actor Randall Park, discussing what it was like to play Kim Jong-Un in The Interview.

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick appeared with David Letterman, to whom Belichick deadpanned perfectly through questions about the “Deflate-Gate” scandal from a few weeks ago.

With the Fifty Shades of Grey movie coming out, Seth Meyers gave an exclusive preview of the new fourth book in the series, Fifty Shades Married, taking place 15 years later…

And finally, Larry Wilmore took a serious question from his own staff members.

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Uncovering The Plot Against America

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Investigations of the terrible crimes committed against the United States at the Capitol last week had scarcely begun when the usual suspects launched a right-wing cover-up. Rather than blame the motley swarm of #MAGA fanatics, white nationalists and habitual criminals whom we all witnessed storming into the citadel of democracy to stop certification of the 2020 election, they pointed the finger to the antifa and Black Lives Matter movements.

But such a preposterous political alibi, premised on nonexistent evidence, won't stand up to the kind of scrutiny that must now be brought to bear on these momentous events. Long after President Donald Trump's impeachment is over and done, and regardless of whether he is convicted or not, the myriad investigations and trials of the perpetrators of the Capitol insurrection will go on for years. Justice will be done; the truth will be revealed; and the breadth of the assault on our constitutional democracy will stun even the jaded and cynical.

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