The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Democalypse 2012 - The Science of Gaffe
Season 17 • 06/11/2012
An exploding gaffe population forces each individual gaffe to fight for dwindling resources.
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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker survives a recall election, and the news networks embrace their sides of the winning and losing campaigns.
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In New York, a proposed bill would levy a harsher monetary penalty for selling 16 ounces of soda than it would for carrying 25 grams of pot.
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Joe Scarborough takes issue with elitist implications in a New York Times spread providing construction details of Mitt Romney's La Jolla home.
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In his book, "Unintended Consequences," Edward Conard argues that rising income inequality in the United States isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Fair FactorThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
While the fairness of political tactics exists almost purely in the realm of the subjective, the news media has timeworn methods to adjudicate these matters.
Moment of Zen - Senator Grassley's RingtoneThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Senator Chuck Grassley's speech is interrupted on the Senate floor.
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Boris Johnson, author of "Johnson's Life of London," gives a mayor's perspective on Michael Bloomberg's large soft drink ban in New York City.
Democalypse 2012 - CaucasiastanThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Larry Wilmore breaks down the lack of diversity in Mitt Romney's campaign ad and explains the course of "white flight" from Obama 2008 to Obama 2012.
Moment of Zen - Gaffe WisdomThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Ryan Lizza reports on the all-or-nothing nature of the gaffe.
Err a ParentThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves his young daughter at a pub, which, according to John Oliver, is a hallowed rite of passage in England.
Democalypse 2012 - The Science of GaffeThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Barack Obama commits a gaffe by saying the private sector is doing fine, and Mitt Romney responds with a gaffe concerning teachers and firefighters.
Guantanamo Baywatch - Taxpayer's DimeThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Gitmo the puppet detainee shares all of the perks he enjoys on the U.S. taxpayer's dime while a guest at the Guantanamo Bay military prison.
Purge OverkillThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Florida Governor Rick Scott's voter purge aims to clear registration rolls of non-citizens, that large demographic that lives in fear of deportation, yet insists on voting.
Moment of Zen - George H.W. Bush & Justin BieberThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Jenna Bush asks her grandfather George H.W. Bush the hard questions.
Colin PowellThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
In his book, "It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership," Colin Powell highlights 13 things people can do to become a four-star general or Secretary of State.
Purge Overkill - Florida's Voter Registration LawThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
John Oliver investigates Florida Governor Rick Scott's law requiring new voters to submit completed registration forms within 48 hours of filling them out.
Democalypse 2012 - Cash of the Titans - Sheldon Adelson Backs RomneyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
President Obama attends six fundraisers a day, while casino magnate and former Gingrich supporter Sheldon Adelson contributes $10 million to a pro-Romney super PAC.
Moment of Zen - Casey Anthony SpeaksThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
The component parts of The Daily Show are revealed, and Fox News reports on CNN's Casey Anthony scoop.
Maggie GyllenhaalThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Maggie Gyllenhaal's film "Hysteria" takes place in a long-ago time when men made the decisions about women's health, without the necessary knowledge or emotional ability.
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Critics suggest that the motive behind White House leaks of classified drone strike assassination protocol is that they make Barack Obama look good.
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