John McCain Breaks Week-Long Absence of Arizona Politicians on Comedy Central

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Gage Skidmore

Senator John McCain has broken a nearly week-long streak of keeping Arizona off of Comedy Central's satirical news programs.

McCain earned a spot on last night's episode of the Daily Show for discounting the show's host, Jon Stewart.

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Adam Kwasman: The Latest Arizona Politician to Earn an Appearance on the Colbert Report

Republican congressional candidate Adam Kwasman.

Republican congressional candidate Adam Kwasman has become the latest in a long line of Arizona politicians to be the butt of Stephen Colbert's jokes on the Colbert Report.

His appearance results from his confusing of a bus full of kids from the YMCA as a bus full of migrant children getting transported by the federal government. Whoops.

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Veto Aside, Jon Stewart Rips Arizona a New One

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The Arizona Legislature has proved incapable of sneaking craziness past the Daily Show.

Although Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday evening that she had vetoed SB 1062, the so-called "religious freedom" bill, the Daily Show and host Jon Stewart already had their smackdown of Arizona ready to go.

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John Kavanagh Has Some Pretty Good Jokes About Joe Arpaio

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio

For being so buddy-buddy with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Republican Representative John Kavanagh actually has some pretty good jokes about the old man.

Kavanagh dropped some funny lines during a roast of Arpaio, and despite Kavanagh still championing SB 1070 to this day, he mostly poked fun at Arpaio's racial-profiling practices.

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Jimmy Kimmel Makes Fun of Tempe, a.k.a., Wiener Spray, Arizona

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It looks like we're not the only ones who found the humor in a premature-ejaculation spray being named Tempe.

Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel, an Arizona State University dropout, had a bit on the spray on his show last night.

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Fox 10 Anchor Kind of Dropped the C-Bomb on Air (Video)

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A Fox 10 anchor kind of dropped the C-bomb on air yesterday.

Fox 10's Kari Lake described in the segment how Tempe police shot a man on Mill Avenue yesterday, but only after that man lunged at officers with a box cutter. Lake accidentally inserted an "n" in the most inconvenient place possible.

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Senate Democrat Suggests Trying to Keep the State Legislature Off the Daily Show

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Democratic Senator Steve Gallardo
Democratic state Senator Steve Gallardo seems to get it -- every year, legislators make asses of themselves by passing, or even just by proposing, ridiculous laws.

We've seen all kinds of pleas from the few legislators who don't want to play along with the "meth lab of democracy," but we like Gallardo's plea before the Senate yesterday, as some of the ultra-right-wingers were proposing to let regular Arizonans decide whether they think the federal government's doing something unconstitutional -- this is how we all end up looking like asses on national television.

See also:
-Arizona's Top 10 Appearances on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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Arizona's Top 10 Appearances on the Colbert Report

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The joke's on Arizona so much that we had to separate the state's best appearances on Comedy Central "news" shows into two lists.

Last week, we brought you some of the best Arizona-themed segments from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now, we've gone through the Colbert Report's archives, to bring you the other half of the best Arizona-based mockery on television.

See also:
-Arizona's Top 10 Appearances on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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Arizona's Top 10 Appearances on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

In case you haven't noticed, the state of Arizona gets a hell of a lot of play on Comedy Central's "news" programs.

Really, there's plenty of material for the writers to work with, and it seems like it's hard to go a month without seeing Arizona being the butt of either Jon Stewart's or Stephen Colbert's jokes. So, going through a search of the Daily Show's Arizona-related clips -- 152 of them, according to the website -- we've picked out the top 10 Arizona appearances for your sigh-inducing enjoyment.

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Joe Arpaio and Steven Seagal Star as Complete Asses on the Colbert Report

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Comedy Central
Please reset the "days without an Arizona-related Comedy Central news segment" counter back to zero.

Thanks to Sheriff Joe Arpaio taking this weekend to exploit dead children by inviting the media and a pseudo-celebrity to a simulated school shooting, Arpaio and Steven Seagal were featured on yesterday's edition of the Colbert Report.

See also:
-Is Steven Seagal a Certified Doofus?
-Arpaio's Posse Doing a School-Shooting Simulation With Steven Seagal
-Steven Seagal Resigned Rather Than Face IA Investigation
-New Times Rolls With Joe Arpaio's School-Patrol Posse; Nobody Dies
-Joe Arpaio Releases List of Posse-Patrolled Schools, Talks Publicity Stunts

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