Jon Stewart and ‘The Daily Show’ Take on Mitt Romney and the 47 Percent… Of Course


Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Laurel Brown Senior Writer, BuddyTV


There are only a few things in this world we can depend on. Death. Taxes. Jon Stewart skewering a presidential candidate who makes a potentially career-ending statement on camera.So obviously Jon Stewart had to talk about Mitt Romney’s 47-percent statement on The Daily Show. What other choice did he have? And what other hilarious, insightful [...]

Romney and Ryan’s Economic Plan


How Romney Keeps Lying Through His Big White Teeth By Robert Reich

Tuesday August 28, 2012

“We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers,” says Neil Newhouse, a Romney pollster.

Presumably the Romney campaign continues its false claims because they’re effective. But this raises a more basic question: How can they remain effective when they’ve been so overwhelmingly discredited by the media?

The answer is the [...]

Mitt Romney, Jon Stewart, and the Non-Existant War on Job Creators


Mitt Romney has a habit of falling under the bus, not only for his delightfully out of touch with regular Americans ways, but also because of the line of work he was in before getting grandfathered into politics. Mitt Romney’s perception in the public is kind of adistillation of America’s strange relationship with wealth and work and nepotism.

And in an earlier post, one of our writers suggested that [...]