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Jon Stewart to Sean Hannity: Your show is like the show of a guy who was hit as a child

By Eric W. Dolan
Thursday, April 4, 2013 23:55 EDT
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On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned Fox News personalities who defend ex-Rutger’s coach Mike Rice.

Rice was fired for physically and verbally abusing basketball players. Video obtained by ESPN showed the former coach hurling basketballs at his players’ heads, kicking them, and shouting homophobic slurs.

Fox News host Eric Bolling said Wednesday the firing of Rice was an example of the “wussification of America.” Later that day, Fox News host Sean Hannity remarked that his father hit him with a belt, but he “turned out OK.”

“‘Anyway, coming up next, I shout at people I disagree with for an hour,’” Stewart mockingly remarked. “Seriously? You’re OK? Have you seen your show? Cus it seems like the show of a guy who was hit with a belt as a child.”

Stewart then turned his attention to another one of his favorite targets: CNN. He mocked the news network’s lack of editorial direction and their over-the-top use of technical gadgets.

Watch video, courtesy of Comedy Central, below:

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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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