Jon Stewart mocks the ‘empty-headed puppets’ who indoctrinate Americans

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 0:03 EDT
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Comedy Central host Jon Stewart. Photo: Screenshot via Comedy Central.
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On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked conservatives apparent obsession with cutting funding for PBS.

He showed that Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs had criticized President Barack Obama for advocating an end to $4 billion in subsidies for oil companies, but Dobbs was enthusiastic about cutting only $450 million from the parent company of PBS.

“Why would conservatives feel so strongly that Sesame Street has to go? I’m kind of getting the sense there might be something else going on here,” Stewart remarked, playing clips of Fox News personalities insisted the children’s show was liberal propaganda.

“So Fox News is upset that empty-headed puppets are trying to brainwash and indoctrinate Americans?”

“Perhaps you could sue them,” Stewart joked. “The charge could be copyright infringement.”

Watch video, via Mediaite, 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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