Grim and largely accurate
"More preschoolers are shot dead each year than police officers are in the line of duty."
Colbert isn't joking
Says Ronald Reagan "reversed his world’s ‘largest tax cut’ and raised taxes when revenues did not match the expectations."
A meeting with many interpretations
Says Pope Francis "took the name of a saint who basically reached out to Muslims."
Whole lot of shakin' going on
At this point in 2012, "Rick Perry was ahead at 29.9 percent, and we had seven more leads before it finally settled on Mitt Romney."
Clinton's support last described as 'unenthusiastic'
Bernie Sanders opposes the death penalty, and Hillary Clinton supports it.
MIA: Hillary's enthusiasm for TPP
Bernie Sanders opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Hillary Clinton supports it.
Numbers right, but comparison imperfect
"The U.S. has now spent more on reconstructing Afghanistan than was spent on the Marshall Plan and the reconstruction of Europe."
Takin' it back to the USSR
Says Bernie Sanders chose "to spend his honeymoon in the Soviet Union in 1988."
Counting lions an inexact science
"In 1947, when I was born, there were about 450,000 lions. In the mid-70s, when my kids were born, there were about 100,000. Today, there are less than 30,000."
Actions louder than words
Russia and China "absolutely said clearly" they would not keep economic sanctions on Iran if the United States "walked away from the deal."
The effort was state-sanctioned
"More than half of all drivers' licences issued in California this year have gone to illegal aliens."
All we have is a three-month window
Says Hillary Clinton's "campaign hasn't been clear about when she wiped her server of her work emails."
Many are in for sneaking over the border
"25 percent of federal inmates are noncitizens."
The numbers, like elections in Florida, are close
In Florida, "the number of voters who now register as ‘other’ has grown by a million in the last 10 years. Compare that with the Democrats, who only grew by 300,000 and the Republicans who grew by just 200,000."
Not stump speech material
"Chris Christie has led New Jersey to a record-breaking 9 credit downgrades."
The reason -- like the flag itself -- is up for some debate
The Confederate battle flag in South Carolina was first flown at the statehouse in 1961. "It was flown as a symbol of massive resistance to racial desegregation."
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