Wednesday, October 24, 2012

JAY LENO: Obama on Richard Mourdock and Donald Trump

President Obama talks to Jay Leno about the two biggest jokes of the day.

CNN: Rick Santorum Agrees with Richard Mourdock

Rick Santorum tells Erin Burnett that anyone who thinks Richard Mourdock's comments about rape are outrageous is just playing "gotcha politics." And while he's at it, he appears to endorse the death penalty for rapists.

PIERS MORGAN: Donald Trump Defends $5 Million October Surprise

Not satisfied with the amount of publicity his big announcement got this morning, Donald Trump goes on Piers Morgan to say it's not a publicity stunt.

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The "real" Stephen Colbert keeps his clothes on but sheds his character for this surprisingly moving interview. ᔥ Playboy
Of all people, Scott Brown is now saying he doesn't care which party controls the Senate. ᔥ Yahoo
Richard Mourdock delivers an expectedly half-hearted apology. ᔥ TPM
President Obama thinks Jay Leno is funny, proving that I don't agree with him on everything. ᔥ Politico
Five compelling reasons why SNL is killing it right now (including Kate McKinnon). ᔥ GQ
If you donated money to a political candidate using your cellphone this year, it was probably to President Obama. ᔥ Huffington Post
CNN asks the question on everyone's minds this election: "Do hormones drive women's votes?" ᔥ Jezebel
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LETTERMAN: Bill O'Reilly's Election Prediction

Bill O'Reilly comes just short of predicting a victory for Mitt Romney (he's saving that for the night before the election) and gives David Letterman a hint about what undecided voters are thinking.

Bruce Springsteen Does Obama Impression

Bruce Springsteen worked his President Obama impression into the introduction of his new song called "Forward" in Virginia yesterday.

ROCK CENTER: Brian Williams Interviews Obama

In the first clip from Brian Williams' exclusive series of interviews, President Obama sets up the 2012 election as a choice between someone who says what he means and Mitt Romney.

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Pancakes 2012

This new campaign ad makes a pretty strong case for electing pancakes over Mitt Romney.
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Ai Weiwei Does 'Gangnam Style'

Ai Weiwei ensures that as many people as possible will see him saying "fuck your mother" to China by setting his message to Psy's "Gangnam Style"
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THE VIEW: W. Kamau Bell in Joy Behar's Comedy Corner

W. Kamau Bell admits that he's voting for President Obama because he's black. "He had me at negro."

'The X Factor' Judges Obama and Romney

Simon Cowell, Britney Spears and co. were not impressed with the final presidential debate.

KEY AND PEELE: Obama and Luther on Final Debate

Barack Obama and his anger translator Luther review all of the president's best zingers from the final presidential debate.

Donald Trump Announces $5 Million October Surprise Deal

Donald Trump's big October surprise is that he still doesn't have any damning information about President Obama.

FOX AND FRIENDS: Herman Cain on the 'Race Card'

Herman Cain emphatically thanks Steve Doocy for saying that "if we were a racist nation Barack Obama would not have been elected President of the United States four years ago."

ANDERSON COOPER: Lindsay Lohan on the Ridiculist

Anderson Cooper devotes his latest segment of the Ridiculist to the newest political pundit in town.

COLBERT REPORT: Final Debate Coverage

According to Stephen Colbert, after the third and final presidential debate, Mitt Romney is more "plausible" than ever.

JIMMY KIMMEL: Obama and Romney as Talking Twin Babies

Jimmy Kimmel finds Monday night's foreign policy debate more entertaining when the audio is set to this video of two twin babies talking to each other.

COLLEGEHUMOR: Obama Panders to 50 States in 90 Seconds

CollegeHumor's President Obama wraps up his campaign with personalized appeals to all 50 states.

New Campaign Ads Star Big Bird, Binders, Bayonets, Richard Mourdock and Clint Eastwood

A slew of new ads from groups others than the Obama and Romney campaigns were released today, covering some of the most-talked about issues of the campaign.
First up, does that RNC really have a case against Obama for talking about Big Bird, binders and bayonets instead of jobs in an ad titled "Big Bird, Binders and Bayonets?"
Next, Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century conveniently conbines Mitt Romney's endorsement of Indiana senate candidate Richard Mourdock with clips of some of the most offensive comments Mourdock has made, including that "God intended" pregnancy from rape.
Finally, Clint Eastwood is back! His tone is more "Halftime in America" than "rambling to an empty chair," but Karl Rove, who was famously offended by Eastwood's super bowl ad, apparently thinks enough time has passed since the convention that Eastwood is no longer considered a massive joke.

CONAN: Billy Eichner on the 2012 Election

Billy Eichner does an informal poll of New Yorkers about the 2012 election and other important issues.