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McCain, Obama On 'Last Comic Standing'

Both John McCain and Barack Obama appeared tonight on the finale of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" reality show. Both tried their standup routines from a mock presidential podium.

Who was funnier? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.



As Post TV Columnist Lisa de Moraes pointed out the other day, it seems that candidates are more willing than ever to appear on these shows to prove themselves human, or funny -- candidates see the need to be liked by voters. What started as the rare appearance on a late-night comedy show has become a parade of television appearances: Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert, Conan, Leno, Letterman, SNL...Lifetime's Army Wives. And there seems to be no end in sight. So stay tuned.

-- Ed O'Keefe

By Ed O'Keefe |  August 8, 2008; 10:10 AM ET
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Obama, hands down

Posted by: Dr. Novick Choppers | August 8, 2008 11:02 AM

McCains humor is mean-spirited and frankly tasteless. I don't want my President joking about the things McCain jokes about publically. Just another sign of poor judgment.

Posted by: NYC dem | August 8, 2008 11:24 AM

Are you kidding?! McCain is much funnier. I thought he is much wittier than what Obama got. What obama said was pretty lame one liner.

Posted by: Dr. Richard Linn | August 8, 2008 1:41 PM

Maybe if McCaint sang this tune from his youth.....

I don't know what they have to say,
It makes no difference anyway --
Whatever it is, I'm against it!
No matter what it is or who commenced it,
I'm against it.

Your proposition may be good
But let's have one thing understood --
Whatever it is, I'm against it!
And even when you've changed it or condensed it,
I'm against it.

I'm opposed to it --
On general principles I'm opposed to it!

Chorus: He's opposed to it!
In fact, in word, in deed,
He's opposed to it!

For months before my son was born,
I used to yell from night till morn,
Whatever it is, I'm against it!
And I've kept yelling since I commenced it,
I'm against it!
From the 1932 film Horse Feathers...
With the Marx Brothers...

Note: ..if you look at the musical scene to the song way in the back of the extras you'll see McCaint holding a yardstick......

Posted by: AlexP1 | August 8, 2008 2:13 PM

"What started as the rare appearance on a late-night comedy show has become a parade of television appearances: Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert, Conan, Leno, Letterman, SNL...Lifetime's Army Wives."

I remember when McCain was on Late Night last year, and Leno was egging him on to run for president or make a declaration to run.

And McCain on SNL earlier in the year was hysterical. He kept talking about his "old factor", it was pretty humorous.

Posted by: Alex | August 8, 2008 4:43 PM

Neither- those were awful.

Bet Hillary could have done better.



Posted by: Anonymous | August 9, 2008 11:25 PM

Obamas Scandal is Bigger than Edwards

The implication of the Edwards scandal is that, if ABC News’s top investigative reporter could take Edwards side, without any serious checking of the facts, then other candidates may be concealing scandals and hoping and planning to get away with it. That is certainly the case with Obama, who is far more of a media favorite than Edwards ever was and has, with the help of the influential Associated Press (AP), carefully concealed his relationship with an identified CPUSA member.

Obamas communist connection, which he failed to disclose in his 1995 book, Dreams From My Father, by referring to Davis only as Frank and ignoring his communist affiliation, is a far more serious scandal than an Edwards love child.

As I commented to Michael Savage on the Savage Nation radio program last week, this is the key to understanding Obama because Davis influence over him during his high-school years in Hawaii helps explain why he would later associate with terrorists, communists and socialists.


Posted by: Volubrjotr | August 11, 2008 12:59 PM

While serving time in multiple Wisconsin State prisons for the Robbery and Kidnapping of a City of Milwaukee detectives daughter, Newt Turner, CEO of G Livin Entertainment, designed the blueprint for an entertainment company called, “G-Livin” – which is known for its’ empowering and inspirational ideology. But now his movement is has been widely criticized by music executives, critics, religious organizations and parents for its’ graphic and violent subject matter.

He says, " I feel like if majority of Americans can accept these pedophile Catholic priests molesting and raping their children, then I should be able to heal those emotional scars through my music and literature, without censorship issues.”
A mother of four from Raleigh, North Carolina – who asked to remain anonymous said, “The song, “TeenAnger” should be banned from radio and stores. If the government allows him to release that music, then he should be liable for any violence children may commit after listening to it.”

“These whacked out parents don’t understand the mentalities and the emotional needs of their own children, said Newt. They don’t take the necessary time to learn about what they created. There are reasons why kids go to school and shoot everybody up. There was a reason my homegirl blew her head off her shoulders. There is a reason why a three year old girl starts crying when you leave her alone with her grandfather. I am just giving you the reasons why.”

“I don't care what people may say or think about who I am, what I am or what I am about. I refuse to let the opinions and comments of others deter me from my mission and vision. I’m always gonna stand up for what I believe in, even if I’m the only one standing”

Time Waits For No One: The First Gospel is a graphic and terrifying entry gate into a world we have never seen in music or literature. It’s a world of child abuse, sex, betrayal, ambitious lust, violence, revenge and the imprisonment of mind body and soul.

It is scheduled to be released the fall of 2008.

Julian Jen
Freelance Writer

To view the controversial song, “TeenAnger” click below. View at your own discretion.


For news and opinions on Newt Turner follow this link - http://conceivedinprison.blogspot.com/

For more information on Newt Turner, visit www.cdfuse.com (music) or keyword Newt Turner using your favorite search engine.

Posted by: JULIAN JEN | August 11, 2008 9:30 PM

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