McKay Coppins is the political editor of BuzzFeed. He is a former political reporter for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and his writing has also appeared in The Daily Caller and Salt Lake City's Deseret News.

Can conservatives be funny? A new riff on The Daily Show on Glenn Beck’s online network is trying to find out. McKay Coppins talks to Beck and the show’s host about the pitfalls of partisan comedy.