The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
California's Direct Democracy Troubles
Season 17 • 12/05/2011
John Oliver heads west to report on California's direct democracy-induced financial Armageddon.
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Aasif Mandvi heads to Cairo to evaluate Egyptian Muslims' ability to uphold freedom and democracy.
Brian Williams' "Nightly News" Fire AlarmThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Former volunteer fireman Brian Williams sets an example for the kids by staying on prompter through a fire alarm.
Moment of Zen - Mitt Romney's 1994 Senate CampaignThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Mitt Romney campaigns in a Waltham, Massachusetts, restaurant during his first run for political office.
Indecision 2012 - MittstormThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Mitt Romney gets defensive when Fox News' Bret Baier asks him about his previous, more liberal political positions.
Bob CostasThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Bob Costas weighs in on Penn State's sexual assault scandal and discusses the handling of Syracuse University's child molestation case.
America's Next TARP ModelThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
A Bloomberg report reveals that the U.S. government loaned banks $7.7 trillion in secret bailout funds at no interest and then borrowed the money back at interest.
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Mayor Rudolph Giuliani says this time, the crackdown on sex is personal.
Ben LowyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
War photographer Ben Lowy talks about his travels to the most dangerous places in the world.
Indecision 2012 - Oh, the Hermanity!The Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Pizza mogul and alleged lady fondler Herman Cain suspends his campaign, leaving Republicans up Newt creek without a paddle.
Moment of Zen - Starving MuppetThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Fox News commentator Andrea Tantaros doesn't understand how a "Sesame Street" puppet could ever go hungry, given all of America's entitlement programs.
California's Direct Democracy TroublesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
John Oliver investigates Amazon.com's attempt to overturn a tax law designed to reduce California's $26 billion deficit.
Moment of Zen - Armed Photos with SantaThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
An Arizona gun club gives kids the chance to take their picture with Santa and their gun of choice.
Da Best Debate Guy EverThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
If the Republican candidates in the debate Donald Trump will be moderating don't satisfy him, f**k it, he'll jump in himself.
Jonah HillThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Jonah Hill enjoys disappointing the fans of bigger celebrities and checks into hotels as Tom Hanks just to let the hotel staff down.
Tree Fighting CeremonyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Fox News objects to Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee leaving "Christmas" out of the Statehouse tree lighting ceremony invitation.
Tree Fighting Ceremony - War on ChristmasThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
As long as conservatives view the words "Happy Holidays" as a subtextual "F**k you and your Baby Jesus," there can be no peace.
Arrested DevelopmentThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
The Senate passes a defense appropriations bill that allows the government to detain an American citizen indefinitely without a trial.
Moment of Zen - Mitt Romney on MusicThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Mitt Romney answers a teen interviewer's questions about his musical preferences while campaigning for Senate in 1994.
Ralph FiennesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Ralph Fiennes explores his obsession with "Coriolanus" and revels in the magic of William Shakespeare's words.
Game of DronesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Not only did America not find out if Iran is developing dangerous new technology, it inadvertently gave Iran its dangerous new technology.
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