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Late Night, Daily Show Decry 'Orwellian' GOP Education Laws

January 27th, 2023 10:22 AM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner joined NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers on Thursday to decry Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s “Orwellian” and “white Christian nationalist” education policies while over on Comedy Central, Wanda Sykes wrapped up her time as The Daily Show’s temporary host by bringing on correspondent Roy Wood Jr. to provide a caricatured explanation of Missouri’s new anti-…

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Lemire Declares Biden Document Scandal to Be 'A Partisan Story'

January 18th, 2023 9:57 AM

Viewers of Tuesday’s Late Night with Seth Meyers could be forgiven for getting dizzy as Politico White House bureau chief and MSNBC Way Too Early host Jonathan Lemire labeled President Biden’s classified document scandal “political” and “partisan,” but that there were real national security concerns, but also that Republicans have been showing “hypocrisy.”

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Kimmel Praises Garland, Tells Gay Sex Joke About Barr Amid Doc Scandal

January 13th, 2023 10:45 AM

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel reacted on Thursday to day three of President Biden’s document scandal, in part, by declaring that the appointment of a special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland shows how great Garland is and by making gay sex jokes about former Attorney General Bill Barr. Also on Thursday, NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers continued to insist comparisons with the former…

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Meyers: GOP Criticizing Biden In 'The Dumbest Way Possible' On Scandal

January 12th, 2023 11:03 AM

All of the late night comedy hosts discussed day one of the Biden document scandal on their Tuesday shows to differing degrees of hackery. When Wednesday brought revelations of a second batch of documents, only three could manage to discuss with NBC’s Seth Meyers and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel main takeaway being how terrible Republicans are.

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Meyers Targets Tucker as Late Night Reacts to Biden Document Scandal

January 11th, 2023 11:23 AM

NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers reacted on Tuesday to the revelations that classified materials were found at The Penn Biden Center from President Biden’s tenure as vice president with a random shot at Fox News host Tucker Carlson photoshopped The Joker. Beyond Meyers, the men of late night varied greatly in their response to the news, but all managed to cover it.

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TOP 10: The Worst Of Late Night For 2022

December 27th, 2022 11:45 PM

Between calls for gun control, the demise of Roe v. Wade, and the regular news cycle, it was a year where the hosts of late night traded in their jokes for liberal rants, lectures, and other wandering pontifications. So, without further ado, here are the top -- or maybe bottom 10 -- moments of late night 2022.

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MSNBC's Hayes Alleges Twitter Was 'Ideological Purchase' For Musk

December 7th, 2022 12:04 PM

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes is the last person who should be accusing Elon Musk of purchasing Twitter as a vehicle to advance his ideological agenda, but he did just that on Tuesday’s edition of Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC.

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Comedy Hosts Think Twitter Censoring Hunter Story Is About Nude Photos

December 6th, 2022 10:24 AM

The men of late night "comedy" finally got the opportunity on Monday to address the Twitter Files and the revelations of how Twitter suppressed the New York Post’s story about Hunter Biden’s laptop. However, they missed the point about how the Post was censored and insisted the real story was the censorship of nude Hunter Biden photos.

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Journos Blame Conservatives for CO Shooting, Hail ‘Legendary’ Pelosi

December 3rd, 2022 11:05 AM

The past month has seen the leftist media blame conservatives including the late great Rush Limbaugh for the gay nighclub shooting in Colorado, claimed Herschel Walker supporters were “comfortable with cruelty” and that the U.S. was as bad on human rights as Qatar — thanks to Republican governors. On the other hand they bent over backwards praising outgoing Speaker of the…

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Late Night Blames Guns, Masculinity, SCOTUS, And More For Shooting

November 22nd, 2022 10:23 AM

NBC Late Night with Seth Meyers writer Jenny Hagel and CBS The Late Show host Stephen Colbert reacted to the shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub that left five dead by making sure they mentioned every possible left-wing cliché by blaming everything from gun culture, the Supreme Court, unhealthy concepts of masculinity, homophobia, transphobia, to conservatives.

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Meyers Wonders Which 'A******' Will Win 2024 GOP Primary

November 17th, 2022 10:00 AM

Wednesday marked the eighth say since Election Day 2022, but NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers used it to get an early start on his 2024 commentary. Regarding a possible Donald Trump versus Ron DeSantis primary, Meyers admitted he did not know which “ass[bleep]” would win, but he was looking forward to the entertainment of it all.

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Late Night Celebrates Dem Wins While Mourning GOP's

November 16th, 2022 10:35 AM

On Monday’s edition of The Late Show, NBC’s Seth Meyers admitted that he sees his show as an avenue to advance progressive priorities. On Tuesday, he backed that claim up by turning to writer Amber Ruffin to celebrate Democratic election wins while mourning victories for the GOP.

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Meyers, Handler Express Thanks For Their 'Platform' To Push Abortion

November 15th, 2022 9:41 AM

NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers and guest Chelsea Handler admitted on Monday that they view their comedy routines as less of a chance to make people laugh, but to use their “platform” to push left-wing policy, particularly when it comes to abortion.

STUDY: 47 Liberals, 0 Conservatives on Late Night During Fall Campaign

November 14th, 2022 1:30 PM

The late-night comedy scene has been reliably liberal for a long time, but the 2022 midterm election was a regular messaging machine for the Democrats, a NewsBusters study has revealed.

MRC analysts found that during the fall campaign, from Labor Day through the Monday night before Election Day, liberal guests outnumbered conservative guests 46 to 0.