Last night, Jon Stewart followed this blog’s suit and ripped apart the mainstream media’s comparison of the Healthcare.gov glitches to the deadly disaster that was Hurricane Katrina.
I mean, if you’re a TV news producer letting this segment get on the rundown you must have no concept of what history is. Or humanity. Or journalism.
Last night on The Daily Show Jon Stewart called out President Obama for his little white lie about the Affordable Care Act but also called out Republicans for their big outright lies about the Affordable Care Act.
NB: Stewart nails impressions of Wilford Brimley and Jean Stapleton.
Jon Stewart’s takedown of CNN’s “is that good or bad?” tendencies was brilliant.
“You think Obamacare is a big enough threat to this country to shut down the government over it? Fine. Own it! Don’t fart and then point at the dog.”
JON STEWART, The Daily Show.
Stewart was reacting to Republican John Boehner admitting to ABC News host George Stephanopoulos that he reneged on an agreement he made with Democrat Harry Reid back in July that would’ve resulted in a “clean” spending bill — “no Obamacare” — thus avoiding a shutdown.
"I and my members had decided that the threat of Obamacare… was so important," said Boehner, "that it was time for us to take a stand."
“…(Fox News’s) modus operandi is to foment dissent in the form of a relentless and irrational contrarianism to Barack Obama and all things Democratic to advance its ultimate objective of creating a deliberately misinformed body politic whose fear, anger, mistrust and discontent is the manna upon which it sustains its parasitic, succubus-like existence.”
– JON STEWART, The Daily Show
"They look like (John) McCain just caught them masturbating."
— JON STEWART, re: this, on The Daily Show
CNN’s “Crossfire” returns to air this week. Here’s why it went off the air in the first place.
Jon Stewart returns to The Daily Show.
I hope Jon’s first show back is a 30-minute-long tribute to how great John Oliver was.
This was magical.
If you ever needed a reason to follow @TheDailyShow, this is it.
Here’s the original segment, in case you missed it.
Jon Stewart coins a new verb just for members of Congress.