Jon Stewart, John Oliver tackle Gov. Rick Scott, voter purge on 'The Daily Show'
All told, The Daily Show spent nearly 10 minutes riffing on Gov. Rick Scott and lambasting the voter purge — which started in early 2011, Marc Caputo notes in today's Times, with a simple question that has lead to three lawsuits. Via Comedy Central and thedailyshow.com:
Purge Overkill: Florida Gov. Rick Scott's voter purge is aimed at clearing registration roles of non-citizens — people who live in fear of deportation yet insist on voting.
Purge Overkill — John Oliver & Florida's Voter Registration Law: John Oliver investigates Florida Governor Rick Scott's law requiring new voters to submit completed registration forms within 48 hours after filling them out.