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Irony 2011

Jon Stewart Ironic News for 2011
Indecision 2012 - Saturday Right Fever - Nuanced Answers

Indecision 2012 - Saturday Right Fever - Nuanced Answers

Aasif Mandvi reports on how facts and mastery of the issues merely complicate GOP candidates' decision making.

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Exclusive - Leymah Gbowee

Exclusive - Leymah Gbowee

Part I - In this unedited, extended interview, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee discusses leading the women's movement that ended Liberia's second civil war. Part II -

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Penn State Riots

Penn State Riots

The firing of football coach Joe Paterno following news of assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual abuse outrages Penn State students.

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Indecision 2012 - Mercy Rule Edition

Indecision 2012 - Mercy Rule Edition

A comedian can spend his whole life digging through the comedy mines for sound bites to sustain his family, and then Rick Perry gives him 53 seconds that can change his life.

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Oh, the Hermanity!

Oh, the Hermanity!

Herman Cain swiftly moves to political sex scandal stage four: the press conference to assuage the damage caused by the mishandling of stages one through three.

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Red Dead Rejection

Red Dead Rejection

All in all, the 2011 off-year election proves to be a tough night for the conservative revolution.

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Nancy Pelosi Extended Interview

Nancy Pelosi Extended Interview

Part I - In this unedited, extended interview, Nancy Pelosi believes that the congressional super committee should hold a televised, open meeting to resolve the U.S. debt crisis. Part II - Nancy Pelosi believes that campaign financing should be public and the governmental revolving door must close in this unedited, extended interview. Part III - In this unedited, extended interview, Nancy Pelosi believes that the U.S. economy depends on a strong middle class and calls for Democrats to reignite the American Dream.

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The Walking Debt

The Walking Debt

Politician Jon Corzine saw Lehman Brothers as a cautionary tale; financial firm honcho Jon Corzine saw it as a dare.

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Bill Clinton Extended Interview

Bill Clinton Extended Interview

Part I - In this unedited, extended interview, Bill Clinton discusses his book, which provides an overview of America's economic problems and a plan for reviving the economy. Part II - Bill Clinton wants to broaden the corporate tax base and lower the rate to around 25% to fund a research and development tax credit this unedited, extended interview. Part III - In this unedited, extended interview, Bill Clinton explains that America needs to create an ethic where employees and customers are as important as shareholders.

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Indecision 2012 - He Said, She Said, She Said, She Said, She Said

Indecision 2012 - He Said, She Said, She Said, She Said, She Said

As Herman Cain tries to move on from his sexual harassment scandal, Sharon Bialek, the fourth woman to accuse him, goes public with her charges.

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Indecision 2012 - He Said, She Said, She Said, She Said, She Said - Anonymous Sources

Indecision 2012 - He Said, She Said, She Said, She Said, She Said - Anonymous Sources

Fox News uses anonymous sources to discredit reports on Herman Cain's sexual harassment scandal, which they already dismissed because it stemmed from anonymous sources.

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NPR vs. Conservative Talk Radio

NPR vs. Conservative Talk Radio

Despite conservative talk radio hosts' claims that NPR is their liberal counterpart, NPR fires two of its employees for participating in Occupy Wall Street.

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Parks and Demonstration - Business Vandalism

Parks and Demonstration - Business Vandalism

A small number of Occupy Wall Street protesters vandalize businesses in downtown Oakland.

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Men Not at Work

Men Not at Work

Congressional Republicans believe that the only thing more important than focusing on jobs is sending Barack Obama a petty, unrelated message on official house stationery.

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Death from a Bun

Death from a Bun

Aasif Mandvi investigates the dangers of hot dog addiction and scares the next generation of users straight.

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Indecision 2012 - Grope?

Indecision 2012 - Grope?

America learns more about the National Restaurant Association's 1990s settlement of a sexual harassment charge leveled against Herman Cain.

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Conservative Minorities vs. Liberal Minorities

Conservative Minorities vs. Liberal Minorities

Donald Trump accuses Jon of racism, and Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac and John Oliver discuss the inherent superiority of all conservative minority figures.

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Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

(editorial note included) Tom Brokaw discusses the growing bipartisan polarization of Washington DC and America's desire for its political parties to work together.

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Men of a Certain Wage

Men of a Certain Wage

Fox News defends the real victims of the epic battle between businesses and Occupy Wall Street protesters: the demonized 1%.

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Men of a Certain Wage - Money Talks

Men of a Certain Wage - Money Talks

Moneyed American John Hodgman defends his people against America's attack on the wealthy.

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