Samantha Bee Gets a Federally Funded Penis Pump Stuck to her Face

One of the most repeated shouting points against Obamacare's birth control mandate comes from politicians on the right who claim that "their" tax dollars shouldn't go to support "sexual choices" of women who use whore pills. Meanwhile, the same politicians are eerily silent about the millions of dollars per year the… » 3/13/14 1:50pm 3/13/14 1:50pm

This Man Thinks the 'Mentally Retarded' Would Gladly Work for $2/Hour

The discussions surrounding raising the minimum wage always bring out the best in people, don't they? Take financial commentator Peter Schiff, for example. Sam Bee of The Daily Show sat down with him recently to discuss strikes amongst fast food workers and he brought up some very interesting (and compassionate!)… » 1/29/14 5:10pm 1/29/14 5:10pm

The Daily Show's Guide to Diplomacy With Russia Might Heal the World

As tension continues to mount between the U.S. and Russia over the issues of Syria, gay rights and Edward Snowden, you have to ask yourself what would happen if an American and a Russian sat down together and talked these issues out with civility and respect. I mean, WHY HASN'T THE GOVERNMENT THOUGHT OF THIS? Oh, they … » 9/05/13 1:10pm 9/05/13 1:10pm

The Daily Show Honors the Heroic Voices of Generation Junk Shot

Both Anthony Weiner (who's running for New York City mayor) and Eliot Spitzer (who's running for New York City comptroller) are leading in their races right now. This is a big deal not only because the pair have seemingly recovered from their respective sex scandals, but because they — Weiner in particular — are now… » 7/18/13 1:00pm 7/18/13 1:00pm

Samantha Bee Knows the Secret Behind the Pope's Resignation

Yesterday, Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign from the papacy in over 600 years, sparking rumors that it was some sort of controversy that forced him to step down from the position. It's hard to imagine just how bad it could get for the Catholic church to hold one of their own responsible (what — did he say… » 2/12/13 1:00pm 2/12/13 1:00pm

Samantha Bee's Hilarious Response to the Women in the Military Debate

While it's ridiculous that this is even a topic in our national discourse, a lot of people have been throwing around arguments against women in the military these days. First there was Rick Santorum saying that male soldiers will have a harder time doing their jobs because they won't be able to surpress their… » 2/15/12 1:40pm 2/15/12 1:40pm

The Daily Show's Woman Problem

The Daily Show is many things: progressive darling, alleged news source for America's youth, righteous media critique. And it's also a boys' club where women's contributions are often ignored and dismissed. » 6/23/10 1:40pm 6/23/10 1:40pm

"The Year Of The Woman": Another Mess For Mom To Clean Up

On The Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart made us watch Joe Scarborough pumping his fist and declaring "women power" because of Tuesday's primary results. And Samantha Bee explained why she wasn't all that thrilled about the whole thing. » 6/10/10 2:20pm 6/10/10 2:20pm