Last week, New Jersey — the state in which me and Jon Stewart and Bruce Springsteen and William Carlos Williams all grew up together — once again hit the national headlines in a big way. And, for once, it was for reasons other than massive government corruption, organized crime and/or black market human organ sales.
Oh, wait. No, that was exactly what it was for. Even so, it's nice to see my home state back in the headlines.
With that in mind, here's a list of some of The Daily Show's best coverage of all the wonders that The garden State has to offer…
Morristown, NJ: Tea Party Tyranny
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Tags: Christianity, Dennis Kucinich, Jim McGreevey, Jon Stewart, New Jersey, Religion, Rob Corddry, Samantha Bee, Steve Carell, Tea Party, The Daily Show, Video
If you're a New Yorker, then you're probably super-excited to find out which Democratic candidate you won't be voting for in the mayoral election/Bloomberg coronation this fall…
The Daily News performed a hilarious survey to see whether a hundred people in downtown Brooklyn know who City Comptroller William Thompson and Representative Anthony Weiner — the two Democrats likely to battle it out for the 2009 mayoral nomination — are. Armed with photographs of the two men, reporters asked folks if they could identify the subjects.
The findings? Answers like "They look familiar. I've seen them, but I can't remember their names." Apparently 20 recognized City Comptroller Thompson while "29 [were] able to identify" Rep. Weiner…
The best part of the article comes from the comments…
Anthony Weiner's Campaign Slogan: Weiner: He's the Guy Who Looks Like That Gay Governor from New Jersey!
Well, that's why McGreevey got voted in, isn't it? Doesn't he look the most like that gay governor from New Jersey out of everybody?
Tags: Anthony Weiner, Jim McGreevey, Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey, New York