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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Sept. 8, 2016] “Last night was NBC’s Commander-in-Chief Forum where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump gave live back-to-back interviews about national security, and the candidates decided who would go first with a coin toss. But there was an awkward moment when Trump saw the coin, grabbed it, and put it in his pocket. […]

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Quantum Media?

© Tom Tomorrow Gotta love references to “Dr. Strangelove“. Except now the enemy are no longer communists. The media no longer report on the news. They are the news. Marshall McLuhan’s dictum that “the medium is the message” has finally become true.

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Two Ferns

Hillary Clinton appears with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns“: I typically don’t enjoy Zach’s show because I’m not really into humor that is designed mainly to make you feel uncomfortable. But it is still worth watching just for Hillary doing a pretty good deadpan act.

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Skittles?

If I had a bowl of Skittles and I told you one was Donald Trump, would you throw the whole bowl in the garbage to make sure he never got elected? Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. compared Syrian refugees to Skittles, disingenuously implying that three out of a bowlful would kill you. But […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Sept. 7, 2016] “Donald Trump has just revealed that he’s not practicing for the upcoming debates in a ‘traditional’ way, and has not been using a stand-in for Hillary. Which explains why today I saw Trump at Ann Taylor Loft yelling at a mannequin. ‘That sweater set isn’t very presidential! Sad!’” – Jimmy […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Sept. 6, 2016] “President Obama flew to China for Labor Day because he wanted to see where American labor went.” – Stephen Colbert “The president is there for his very last G20 Summit. So, the next time he talks international economics, it’ll be with a really bored person at a party.” – Stephen […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Sept. 1, 2016] “Donald Trump gave a big speech on immigration last night. And during the speech, he said that Mexico is 100% going to pay for his, quote, ‘beautiful border wall’. Mexicans were like, ‘Wait, you never said it was going to be beautiful. Who do we write the check out to?’” […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 31, 2016] “Donald Trump made a surprise trip to Mexico for a meeting with the country’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto. Or as Trump put it, ‘Nice to meet you, Eric Piñata.’” – Jimmy Fallon “Today, the president of Mexico hosted Donald Trump. It was just another example of a Mexican doing a […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 30, 2016] “On September 26th Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off in a debate at Hofstra University. The Clinton campaign is using psychology experts to create a personality profile of Trump to figure out what his approach might be. I don’t know, are they preparing for a debate or trying […]

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Perspective

© Ruben Bolling I loved the original “View of the World from 9th Avenue” that was on the cover of The New Yorker way back in 1978. The attitude it was poking fun of was (at least partially) based in reality. A few years later, when I was moving from the East coast to Oregon, […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 29, 2016] “Donald Trump is trying to turn his poll numbers around and recently told his supporters that if he’s elected, the White House will become the people’s house. He was like, ‘Because I ain’t living in that dump. I’m going to get a mansion down the street and I’ll check in […]

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Changing Opinions?

© Matt Lubchansky Is it almost impossible to change people’s opinions with facts? If so, is democracy doomed?

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 26, 2016] “The Washington Post published an entire biography of Donald Trump that’s 431 pages long. Trump said it’s a little longer than the books he likes to read, by about 431 pages.” – Jimmy Fallon “The Trump biography also reveals that he doesn’t have a computer at his desk in Trump […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 25, 2016] “Politico is now reporting that Hillary Clinton’s campaign is using a run-out-the-clock strategy against Donald Trump, hoping to just outlast him until November. ‘Sounds like a good plan,’ said Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and John Kasich.” – Jimmy Fallon “On Saturday, Hillary Clinton will receive her first official […]

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Late Night Political Humor

[Jokes from Aug. 24, 2016] “After more than a year of promising mass deportations of undocumented immigrants, last night Donald Trump actually referred to them as ‘great people’. Even Ryan Lochte was like, ‘Get your story straight, man!’” – Jimmy Fallon “At first Donald Trump came out with guns blazing, said he’s going to kick […]

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