She shifted her show to Wednesday so as to be able to comment on the debate and she was in good form.
Seth Meyers had a hilarious take on last night’s debate. Given that his show goes on the air just a couple of hours after the debate ended, one has to admire him and his writers for so quickly coming up with such a polished and funny segment. That’s professionalism, baby.
I have no idea if having celebrity support helps or hurts a candidate but this amusing ad tries to have it both ways, by encouraging people to register and vote against Donald Trump and at the same time mocking the whole idea that celebrities have any influence on what people do.
As a long time fan of Month Python, it was with great sadness that I read today that one of its members Terry Jones has been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia. Jones was one of the most versatile performers in the troupe, who had a broad range of interests, including even as a historian with a book on Chaucer.
It is becoming increasingly clear that for a person who likes to boast so much about his wealth, Donald Trump is really cheap. He stiffs people to whom he owes money and uses his so-called charitable foundations to help himself, all the while boasting that he is a philanthropist but refusing to release his tax returns that would provide proof of his generosity.
Jordan Klepper visits a rally for Donald Trump and encounters people who believe the weirdest things. Many of the people shown are Ohioans, my peeps.
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Seth Meyers has caught up with John Oliver and Samantha Bee is finding humor in politics, and actually informing viewers of issues while entertaining them. They each have their distinctive styles. Bee is the most biting and sarcastic, Oliver provides the most depth, and Meyers is the most genial but they all are worth watching.