Jon Stewart last night couldn't resist telling the story of Canada's Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto who might have a crack habit based on video viewed by news organizations (even though Ford is resisting as much as he can). So Stewart turned to Senior Canadian Correspondents Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, who revealed that crack smoking is par for the course in their native land.
How did the CIA become the hero in the Benghazi talking point controversy? The Republican theory of the case is that the CIA provided mostly correct talking points (with one big flaw — it blamed spontaneous protests), which the State Department and the White House then edited into misleading mush to protect President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But, of course, the CIA is part of the Obama administration, too, and run by Obama appointees — why hasn't it enjoyed as much scrutiny as everyone else involved?
In the least surprising move of this political season, former Congressman Anthony Weiner officially threw his hat in the ring to be the Mayor of New York. Weiner made the announcement on Wednesday morning via a YouTube video uploaded to his new AnthonyWeiner4Mayor YouTube channel. How very 21st century.