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Matt Wilstein


The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Posted: 09/22/2012 11:42 am

It didn't take long this week for the political media (and the late night shows) to shift away from Libya and Egypt and towards Mitt Romney's leaked fundraiser videos. While Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien and SNL were hammering Romney for his dismissal of the 47 percent, Jimmy Kimmel's focus remained on his Emmy Awards hosting gig.

Below were my favorite late night clips of the week. What were yours?

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  • Colbert Report - Ira Glass Calls 1-888-OOPS-JEW

    How Ira Glass has wronged Stephen Colbert by never having him on <em>This American Life</em>, in two acts. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - The Kennedy Center Honors

    David Letterman <a href="" target="_hplink">thanks everyone who helped him along to way to becoming one of this year's Kennedy Center Honors recipients</a> before reading a list of things he will receive.

  • Daily Show - Spreading Democracy Hypocrisy

    Jon Stewart shows damning clips of Sean Hannity and Sarah Palin, but saves the worst of it for Mitt Romney's foreign policy advisor Dan Senor. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jimmy Kimmel - What is a Cumberbatch?

    Jimmy Kimmel proves that people in LA <a href="" target="_hplink">don't know anything about Emmy nominee Benedict Cumberbatch</a>.

  • Colbert Report - Stephen Reviews 'Innocence of Muslims'

    Stephen Colbert catches up on the international news he missed last week by defending <a href=""target="_blank">Mitt Romney's response</a> to the attacks across the Muslim world and the rights of American filmmakers to make bad movies. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Conan - Clint Eastwood's Unplugged GMA Interview

    Conan O'Brien shows footage of Clint <a href=""target="_blank">being Clint</a> on <i>Good Morning America</i>.

  • David Letterman - President Barack Obama

    President Obama makes his <a href="" target="_hplink">first public response</a> to the <a href=""target="_blank">leaked Mitt Romney fundraiser video</a> on the <i>Late Show</i> tonight, reiterating that "if you want to be President, you've got to work for everybody, not just some."

  • Jimmy Fallon - Mitt Romney Speaks to the 47%

    With President Obama <a href=""target="_blank">talking about the fundraiser video leak on Letterman</a>, it's only fitting that Mitt Romney is delivering <a href=""target="_blank">another</a> exclusive press conference on Fallon. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Daily Show - Mitt Romney vs. the 47 Percent

    Jon Stewart spent a large portion of <i>The Daily Show</i> Tuesday night unpacking Mitt Romney's <a href=""target="_blank">"47 percent" comments</a> and other unfortunate statements from the <a href=""target="_blank">leaked fundraiser videos</a>. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Conan - More Shocking Mitt Romney Tapes

    Conan O'Brien releases some <a href="" target="_hplink">more shocking video from the Mitt Romney fundraiser</a>.

  • Colbert Report - Stephen 'Elegantly' Restates Romney's 47 Percent Comments

    Stephen Colbert does Mitt Romney a favor and conveys his <a href=""target="_blank">takedown of the 47 percent</a> in the <a href=""target="_blank">elegant manner</a> it deserved. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Dave Comments on Mitt Romney

    If you watch the <a href=""target="_blank">full leaked Mitt Romney fundraiser video</a>, you'll discover a less newsworthy section where he explains that David Letterman hates him because he's been on the <i>Tonight Show</i> more than the <i>Late Show</i>. Dave makes a point to debunk this theory and invite Mitt and Ann Romney back on his show anytime they want.

  • Jay Leno - Amy Poehler on the 'Parks and Rec' Comedy Ghost

    Amy Poehler tells Jay Leno about the comedy ghost that causes all of those <a href=""><em>Parks and Rec</em> bloopers</a>. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Mitt Romney Pet Peeves Top Ten

    David Letterman might <a href=""target="_blank">not hate Mitt Romney</a>, but Mitt Romney hates a lot of things about America.

  • SNL Thursday - 'Fox and Friends' on Mitt Romney and the 47%

    <i>SNL</i>'s first Weekend Update Thursday of the campaign season opened with <a href=""target="_blank"><i>Fox and Friends</i>' defense</a> of Mitt Romney's <a href=""target="_blank">leaked videos</a>, complete with Jason Sudeikis recreating the <a href=""target="_blank">"47 percent" comments</a> and some other secretly taped moments. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Conan - Mitt Romney Ad: Barack Obama Doesn't Exist

    Mitt Romney's <a href="" target="_hplink">desperate new ad</a> goes way beyond the Birthers.

  • Jimmy Fallon - Rom Bomb Video Vlog Blog

    Mitt Romney tells the kids he was "just joshing" in the latest edition of his <a href=""target="_blank">vlog</a>. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Colbert Report - Esteban Colberto on Romney's Hispanic Outreach

    Stephen Colbert pulls a Mitt Romney, <a href=""target="_blank">donning brown face</a> to better communicate with Hispanic voters. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Bill Maher - iPhone 5 Replaces Siri with 'Romni'

    Bill Maher <a href="" target="_hplink">asks his new iPhone 5 some questions and gets some unexpected answers</a> from the new Mitt Romney-inspired personal assistant.


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