While the Jon Stewart and the Daily Show correspondents recharge their batteries following two weeks of ass-kicking convention coverage, let's use this week to take a look back on the cream of their convention coverage.
The DS correspondents bring it hard core to the DNC and show why they're The Best Fucking News Team Ever.
John, Jason, Aasif and Rob report live from Larry Craig's infamous bathroom/sexatorium in Minneapolis.
Jon chooses the media analysis of Wyatt Cenac over Samantha Bee's, even though she's "Still the One."
Tags: Aasif Mandvi, Colorado, Democratic National Convention, Denver, Jason Jones, John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, Republican National Convention, Rob Riggle, Samantha Bee, St. Paul, The Daily Show, Wyatt Cenac
She told me she approved of Obama's choice of vice president, citing Joe Biden's 35 years of senatorial experience, as well as his time spent as the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, as the perfect compliment to Obama's youthful vigor and deep understanding of Constitutional law.
Her brother Sam agrees with her in most, but has slightly different reasons for throwing his support behind the Obama/Biden ticket…
In years past, Sam Maguire — though socially liberal — might have considered himself a Republican, or at the very least a Reagan Democrat. But these days, with the historically financially conservative GOP hijacked by neocons and theocrats bent on nation-building and governmental spending out of control, he feels that the Democratic ticket offers the more fiscally responsible choice.
Here's Sophia and Sam, waiting around with their mother Molly in Daily Kos' The Big Tent for some associates of theirs to arrive, so they could all head over to Mile High Stadium to see Obama's big speech.
Tags: Barack Obama, Colorado, Denver, DNC, Joe Biden, Washington DC
Barack Obama's Acceptance Speech
August 28, 2008
John McCain's Acceptance Speech
September 4, 2008
To be fair, I do realize that the ability to speak well does not a qualified president make.
Presidents should be judged on whether or not people hate them in Germany.
Tags: Barack Obama, Colorado, Democratic National Convention, Denver, John McCain, Minnesota, Republican National Convention, St. Paul
Can you spot the difference between these two pictures?
Answer after the jump…
Answer: The people in the top picture hate America, and the people in the bottom picture will kill you.
Tags: Colorado, Democratic National Convention, Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, Republican National Convention, St. Paul
Decorated Daily Show warm-up comedian Paul Mecurio travels to Denver and finds it teeming with John Edwards' love children.
Stay tuned for more Unreliable Intelligence from Paul this week from the RNC.
After the jump, Paul learns how to spin and goes deep undercover as a homeless man to take advantage of free convention week zoo and museum tickets.
Tags: Colorado, Denver, DNC, John Edwards, Paul Mecurio, The Daily Show