The Mayor’s Race Returns to Comedy Central

The Daily Show imagines Bill de Blasio's commute to work as mayor.
The Daily Show imagines Bill de Blasio’s commute to work as mayor.

The mayor’s race returned to late-night TV last night, with both The Daily Show and Colbert Report offering their takes on next Tuesday’s primary.

Back at the helm after an extended absence, Daily Show host Jon Stewart directly went after front-runner Bill de Blasio’s tall stature.

“How large is Bil de Blasio? Did that guy fall right off a bean stalk?” he asked, turning to assail Anthony Weiner for his controversies on the campaign trail.

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The Daily Show Skewers Weiner Over Latest Sexting Revelations

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The Daily Show’s fill-in host John Oliver held no prisoners tonight as he took ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner to task over his latest sexting allegations, skewering the mayoral wannabe for continuing to communicate with random women long after his resignation.

“Now, America is collectively experiencing déjà ewww,” declared Mr. Oliver, who dedicated nearly two full segments of the show to his take-down, aided by mock movie posters and racy props.

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Stephen Colbert Asks Eliot Spitzer About ‘Self-Comptrol’

Eliot Spitzer on The Colbert Report last night. (Photo: ColbertNation.com)
Eliot Spitzer on The Colbert Report last night. (Photo: Colbertnation.com)

Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer stopped by The Colbert Report last night as part of his comeback campaign for city comptroller–and got quite a beating.

Host Stephen Colbert mercilessly ribbed the former “Luv Guv,” beginning his attack even before Mr. Spitzer had walked into the studio. The brief interview included some of the most pointed questions Mr. Spitzer has had to face since he jumped into the race.

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