Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards tells Trevor Noah that women are poised to dominate the 2018 elections

Look, it’s hard to stay positive night after night when your job is trying to find the lighter side of a nation under Donald Trump, but, on Thursday’s Daily Show, Trevor Noah brought in a stalwart ally in Planned Parenthood and Planned Parenthood Action Fund president Cecile Richards. And, sure, with Donald Trump and…

Jimmy Kimmel explains how the GOP version of kids' healthcare comes with a giant bag of horseshit

On Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel continued in his role as late-night’s unlikely but righteous standard-bearer for children’s healthcare. As the United States government prepares for an ever more likely shutdown on Friday, and leaders of the Republican Party—which, you may recall, control the Senate, House, and…

Jordan Klepper provides The Opposition to Trump's plan to sabotage Obamacare

Comedy Central’s new fake news show (“fake” as in “satirically exposing the hypocrisy of people who scream ‘fake news’”), The Opposition With Jordan Klepper is still ironing out its Colbert Report 2.0 model. Irony is a comedic bucking bronco, but Klepper has just the “alt-right” punchable demeanor for the job of…

Jimmy Kimmel declares victory while he calls for action against the GOP's healthcare (killing) agenda

There are a number of reasons why Jimmy Kimmel, of all the late-night hosts in the land, has emerged as the most high-profile critic of the Republican Party’s relentless, Terminator-like attempts to murder a whole lot of poor and sick people. For one thing, Kimmel, in the parlance of action movies since time…

Jimmy Kimmel has Senator Al Franken in his corner for round 3 against the GOP healthcare bill

Republican Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) is probably regretting using Jimmy Kimmel’s infant son Billy as a political prop. After Kimmel used his Jimmy Kimmel Live! monologue back in May to plead for Republican lawmakers not to gut the Affordable Care Act, Cassidy went on Kimmel’s show to assure the host that he would…