Daily Show: Cable news created ‘festival of Wrights’

By David Edwards
Thursday, May 1, 2008 13:44 EDT
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Senator Obama’s former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, is “dominating cable news coverage like a missing white girl,” quips Jon Stewart.

The media has elected to binge, akin to Stewart’s on-camera ice cream indulgence, on remarks, jokes and sermons by the Reverend, in a veritable “Festival of Wrights.” Not even a stern, on-camera repudiation from the Senator himself can stop the spin machine.

This video is from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, broadcast May 1, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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