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Confluence 1
Awesome.
Posted by Confluence on January 15, 2013 at 8:16 AM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 2
That young new reporter lady on the Daily Show is the most unfunny person I have ever seen on that show. Either the character she plays on the show is just terrible, or she has absolutely no delivery at all with her jokes.

Or maybe I just do not find yelling everything really loudly to be funny.

But more on topic, isn't it time older white guys got a break in this country?
Posted by Theodore Gorath on January 15, 2013 at 9:23 AM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 3
Or, I could have just looked up at the video (can not watch at work) and seen that her name is Jessica Williams.
Posted by Theodore Gorath on January 15, 2013 at 9:24 AM · Report this
Knat 4
@2: She's no Wyatt Cenac, that's for sure. (I miss him already.) But on the other hand, she's not the on-screen poison of Olivia Munn or Josh Gad, either.
Posted by Knat on January 15, 2013 at 9:29 AM · Report this
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That Obama tape was cut short. The next quote was "Sure, the white guys got the most powerful positions, but once we get to Undersecretary of the Interior, Probationary, look out! It will be more diverse and colorful than an explosion of paint swatches. Trust me."
Posted by Che Guava on January 15, 2013 at 9:32 AM · Report this
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@ 4 Oliva Munn was much better than her
Posted by Seattle14 on January 15, 2013 at 10:16 AM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 7
@4: Oh man, I totally forgot (or wiped from memory) Josh Gad. He was terrible.

Wyatt Cenac was the best new correspondent they have had in a long time. He was great. Sad to see him go, but I understand that The Daily Show is more of a springboard, and he is obviously talented enough to make his own way.

His last segment with the puppets was freakin' hysterical.
Posted by Theodore Gorath on January 15, 2013 at 10:56 AM · Report this
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Chris Rock already did a version of this routine before the election on Jimmy Kimmel. Mom jeans and all.
Posted by Well echoed? on January 15, 2013 at 11:09 AM · Report this
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Okay, we made fun of Romney's binders full of women, but wouldn't it be better to have a cabinet partially filled with women?

If we would criticize a white president for having an all-white cabinet, then we have to criticize Obama for having an all-white cabinet. Still, waiting to see the rest of his appointments is by no means too much to ask.

You know, it really would be good if vaginas could repel rape sperm. Lemme know when someone invents that.
Posted by DRF on January 15, 2013 at 11:48 AM · Report this
lolorhone 10
Does no one remember the Republican obstruction clusterfuck visited upon Susan Rice? Then Fox News dares to tsk-tsk Obama about a lack of diversity in his appointments? Fox News? Cultural overreach and bullshit hypocrisy in one smarmy headline.
Posted by lolorhone on January 15, 2013 at 2:59 PM · Report this
Unregistered User 11
@2 I missed the yelling, when is the yelling loudly?
Posted by Unregistered User on January 15, 2013 at 3:59 PM · Report this
You_Gotta_Be_Kidding_Me 12
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So Ms. Rice is the only woman qualified for a cabinet position?... That's it? End of the list?
Posted by You_Gotta_Be_Kidding_Me on January 15, 2013 at 5:02 PM · Report this
lolorhone 13
@12: Of course not. My point was that Obama had a qualified and thoroughly vetted candidate who happened to be both a woman and a minority which was shot down for completely bullshit extra-political reasons. That he replaced that appointment with a candidate that doesn't cover all those bases is just the very nature of second choices. Don't get me wrong, I'd prefer to see a lot more diversity in Obama's cabinet in a lot more ways (I'm a gay black liberal). But admonishing him for lack thereof is hypocrisy in extremis coming from the right and premature coming from the left (he's not done appointing members!)
Posted by lolorhone on January 15, 2013 at 8:39 PM · Report this
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@9 and 12: Are you kidding me? He's not replacing everyone in the cabinet- pretty sure a lot of the women and minorities from the last cabinet are probably staying on.
Posted by alguna_rubia on January 17, 2013 at 10:16 AM · Report this
lolorhone 15
@14: Thank you. Seriously.
Posted by lolorhone on January 18, 2013 at 10:07 PM · Report this

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