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Jon Stewart rips apart Fox News for hyping ‘bullsh*t’ 2007 video of Obama

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 23:50 EDT
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On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart eviscerated Fox News host Sean Hannity and The Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson for hyping a video of Barack Obama from 2007. The duo alleged that the “exclusive” video, which was widely covered at the time, had shockingly racist overtones. However, Stewart remarked that the racial component of Obama’s speech was eerily similar to comments made by then-President George W. Bush.

Stewart noted Hannity considered Obama to be the worst president of all time, yet “the best, most explosive critique that you could deliver of the worst president we have ever had in this country is treating us to some reanimated bullshit video that has already been seen as though it were the Rodney King tape in reverse.

Watch video, via Mediate, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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