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A Documentary Was Made About Roseanne Barr’s 2012 Presidential Bid

It seems so long ago at this point, but Roseanne Barr did run for President of the United States in 2012 and apparently, somebody filmed a documentary about her campaign. THR reports today that longtime Michael Moore collaborator Eric Weinrib [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Complete Guide To Everything: The 2012 Presidential Election

Hey, let's get down to business here. Week after week, Tim and Tom spend an hour talking about a bunch of nonsense that, frankly, isn't all that important. Well, all that is going to change this week. Finally, we sit down and talk about [...]

By Splitsider Editors

Homer Votes for Romney (It Doesn’t Go So Well)

"Oh, I hate being sucked into tubes." Perfect. It's great to reminded how The Simpsons folks are just so damn good sometimes. I wonder if Romney or Obama has a better Selma-killing policy.

By Jesse David Fox

Jon Stewart and Bill O’ Reilly to Debate Political Things

On October 6, Jon Stewart and Bill O' Reilly are going to square off on the Internet in The Rumble In the Air-Conditioned Auditorium. Air-conditioned? What wimps. The probably do Vinyasa yoga. They'll be debating for 90 minutes, which is a ton [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Jay Pharoah to Take Over Obama this Season on ‘SNL’

Lorne Michaels told The New York Times: “Jay has been doing Obama in his act this summer, and Jay is coming into his own...I just thought it might be time to shake it up.” And so it was written. People have been clamoring for Pharoah to take [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Oh Look Jimmy Fallon Impersonated James Taylor/Wore a Hat at the DNC

That's a pretty solid James Taylor, Jimmy Fallon. It's also noteworthy because late night hosts don't usually so explicitly support specific candidates. However, Obama did come on Jimmy's show, so maybe this was a trade. "Look, Jimmy, I will [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Patton Oswalt on Romney’s Dog-Like Qualities

"Romney is money’s bitch. He’s ambition’s bitch. He’s success’s bitch and he’s victory’s bitch. And, like those particular sort of pampered dogs you see in the laps of the very rich, he yaps and snaps and snarls at the everyday mutt. He’s [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Kermit the Frog Joins the Colbert Nation

Colbert's discussion of the Republican primary in the South would be incomplete without a visit from his new "Chief Swampland Political Analyst," Kermit the Frog. Kermie protests at first, citing the facts that he is a non-partisan [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Colbert and Cain, Together Again

Stephen Colbert's clearly been lost without his collaborator in crime Herman Cain. Look at him! He's absolutely distraught. Which is why it's such great news that Cain made what's probably the most absurd political ad in the history of media, [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Colbert’s Super PAC Is More Popular Than Romney’s in Texas

The Colbert Super PAC wasn't content to simply raise a million dollars. Nope, it's also continuing to show up actual candidates for the presidency. Colbert's PAC, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, is more popular in Texas than Mitt [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Roseanne for President: The First Hundred Days in Office

Finally going through with her promise/threat from August, Roseanne Barr has filed the paperwork to run for president and says on her Twitter that she doesn't expect to win, but hopes bring attention to the Green Party by running. If she did [...]

By Hallie Cantor