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By Noel Sheppard | November 9, 2012 | 9:59 AM EST

David Letterman took a swipe at Karl Rove and the Koch brothers Thursday.

During his opening monogue on the CBS Late Show, the host said, "Don't be surprised if you read that Karl Rove was beaten up by the Koch brothers" (video follows with transcript):

By Noel Sheppard | November 9, 2012 | 9:22 AM EST

David Letterman took a vulgar swipe at Clint Eastwood Thursday.

During his monologue on CBS's Late Show, the host played a mock post-election Obama commercial featuring an announcer saying, "Hey Clint - f--k you" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Brad Wilmouth | November 8, 2012 | 3:17 AM EST

As NBC anchor Brian Williams appeared as a guest on Wednesday's The Late Show on CBS, host David Letterman charged that Republican political strategist Karl Rove "lied to" and tried to "frighten" the electorate in 2012, referring to the former George W. Bush strategist as a "tubby little weasel." Letterman:

By Noel Sheppard | November 6, 2012 | 10:09 AM EST

CBS Late Show host David Letterman took a swipe at George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, and the highest court in the land Monday.

In the middle of his opening monologue, Letterman joked that the recount would begin on Wednesday followed by the Supreme Court giving the election to Romney on December 18 (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 4, 2012 | 3:38 PM EST

As NewsBusters reported Wednesday, late night comedians make fun of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney more than twice as much as they do Barack Obama.

CNN's Howard Kurtz defended this on Sunday's Reliable Sources saying, "Obama is just not that easy to ridicule... Whereas jokes about a rich guy with a 1950s lingo -- well, gosh, golly, gee whiz, isn't that hard to make people laugh" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | November 3, 2012 | 6:04 PM EDT

CBS Late Show host David Letterman took a humorous swipe at MSNBC's Chris Matthews Friday.

In a recurring segment riffing on Zogby polls, Letterman said that 51 percent of people supporting Mitt Romney are doing so because they "Want to see Chris Matthews cry like a baby" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Jack Coleman | October 26, 2012 | 6:45 PM EDT

For a hot New York minute the other night, it looked like there might be hope for David Letterman.

And then Rachel Maddow brought him back to obedience. (video after page break)

By Noel Sheppard | October 24, 2012 | 10:24 AM EDT

Stop the presses! Stop the presses!

One of Barack Obama's biggest fans in the media, David Letterman, said on Tuesday's Late Show that he was "upset" and "discouraged" the president during Monday's debate lied about Mitt Romney wanting to let Detroit go bankrupt (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | October 10, 2012 | 9:05 AM EDT

As NewsBusters reported, MSNBC's Chris Matthews had an on air meltdown following Barack Obama's terrible performance in last Wednesday's debate with Mitt Romney.

On Tuesday, CBS Late Show host David Letterman ended his monologue by showing a video of Matthews' head exploding (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary).

By Noel Sheppard | October 7, 2012 | 6:35 PM EDT

"Actually, one of the best presidential debate moderators would be David Letterman."

So astonishingly wrote movie critic Roger Ebert on Twitter Thursday (vulgarity warning):

By Noel Sheppard | October 6, 2012 | 2:41 PM EDT

The dissing of Mitt Romney by America's Obama-loving media knows no bounds.

On CBS's Late Show Friday, Billy Crystal showed up with a picture of Romney with the mouth cut out and proceeded to ridicule the Republican presidential nominee with the assistance of host David Letterman (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | October 6, 2012 | 1:24 PM EDT

CBS Late Show host David Letterman on Friday accused Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of being "a felon."

"The man has not paid a nickel in United States federal income tax" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):