The Colbert Report
Sign Off - Election Reflections
Season 9 • 11/06/2012
Stephen offers post-election advice for crushed and elated voters.
Nate SilverThe Colbert ReportS9
New York Times blogger Nate Silver shares his book, "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- but Some Don't."
Colbert Super PAC - Severe Candidate WarningThe Colbert ReportS9
A vortex of pandering threatens undecided female voters, and Mitt Romney proves how influential Colbert Super PAC has been in the election.
Sign Off - Go Vote!The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen urges Colbert Nation to go out and vote.
Shame-Based CampaigningThe Colbert ReportS9
President Obama and Mitt Romney remain tied among likely voters, so both camps use data mining to turn out the vote.
Shame-Based Campaigning - Sasha IssenbergThe Colbert ReportS9
Journalist Sasha Issenberg explains how campaigns exploit thousands of data points to guilt-trip people to the polls.
"Razor Tight" Presidential ElectionThe Colbert ReportS9
Election commentators botch a metaphor, and New York Times analyst Nate Silver says that Barack Obama has an 86.3% chance of winning.
The Colbert Report Election 2012 - Too Close to CallThe Colbert ReportS9
The Colbert Report projects that CNN has projected that "Animal Planet" has predicted that the winner of the 2012 presidential election is Barack Obama.
Senate Races & State ReferendaThe Colbert ReportS9
Key Senate elections disprove old political adages, and Los Angeles County decides on burdensome regulations for the porn industry.
Andrew SullivanThe Colbert ReportS9
Editor Andrew Sullivan believes that Europe will follow Barack Obama's national employment strategies and hopes for a civil war within the Republican Party.
The Colbert Report Election 2012 - Who Will Replace Obama? '012The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen celebrates his mom's birthday and can't wait to palp the palpable election night excitement.
Sign Off - Election ReflectionsThe Colbert ReportS9
With the election over, does America lance the boil of hyper-partisanship or let it callus over into a civic abscess lodged in the national soul?
Four More Years of Hopey ChangeThe Colbert ReportS9
Even though Barack Obama lost in big red states, he is reelected due to a technicality called the Constitution.
Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Colbert ReportS9
Pulitzer Prize winner Doris Kearns Goodwin tells one of Abraham Lincoln's dirty stories and quotes some of history's presidential losers.
Wind Power's Health HazardsThe Colbert ReportS9
Wind turbine syndrome might just seem like a collection of unrelated health complaints to the untrained eye, but untrained eye is also a symptom of wind turbine syndrome.
Nontraditional Non-White AmericaThe Colbert ReportS9
Papa Bear Bill O'Reilly claims that the presidential election wasn't decided by a "traditional" America, and MSNBC's Donny Deutsch reveals changing Senate demographics.
Polling Irregularities & Vote-by-Phone ScamThe Colbert ReportS9
Liberals across the country pull tricks at polling sites while robo-calls inform seniors that they can vote a day late.
Sign Off - Solace in a BottleThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen nurses a Bud Light Lime in silence.
Difference Makers - Stephen Dick Jr.The Colbert ReportS9
New York State slams an exotic dance club with back taxes, but owner Stephen Dick Jr. petitions for an arts exemption.
Nor'easter & Mitt RomneyThe Colbert ReportS9
The nor'easter is so powerful it wiped out the region's supply of t's and h's, and voters continue to stand with Mitt until Florida is counted.
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