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This Week in Political Humor

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A lot has been made about how divided the people in the United States are over politics. Despite all of that, there is one group of people who are thrilled with how interested Americans have become in American politics. Comedians all over the country are having a lot of fun with the politics of the day. In fact, political humor in the United States has never been so popular. Here are are some videos you may have missed this week. Enjoy!

Jimmy Kimmel used his show to highlight the gossip about Donald Trump from the TMZ perspective.

Funny or Die went a different way and showed what an admission of guilt would look like, if President Obama were to make one about tapping Trump’s phone lines.

Stephen Colbert looks at the president’s promise to build a wall along the southern border of the United States. Here’s that video:

Trevor Noah, from the Daily Show, looked at House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) dreams of repealing and replacing Obamacare:

For his part, John Oliver used his HBO show, Last Week Tonight, to look at the Dalai Lama. This is hie segment on that subject:

Seth Myers used his time on the Late Show to look at how the U.S. media has changed its opinion about President Trump.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFbATlYUwt4

If nothing else, people can find some way to laugh.

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DCEU’s Batman Movie Has Changed Its Name

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