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Stewart: ‘Obama is not the comeback kid; he’s Luke Skywalker’

Returning from a two-week vacation Monday, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart reviewed the Democrats legislative accomplishments in the lame duck session and came to the conclusion that the force was with President Barack Obama. As the year ended, many credited Stewart with bringing focus to the 9/11 first responders health care…

Stewart skewers GOP for blocking 9/11 responders bill

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart devoted almost all of his last show of the year to ripping into Republican senators for blocking a bill that would help 9/11 first responders. House Resolution 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, would provide $7 billion in benefits to workers…

Stewart blames Republicans for ‘lame-as-f@#k Congress’

In a segment titled “Lame-as-F@#k Congress,” Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart ripped Republicans Monday for using tax cuts as an excuse for not to pass other important legislation. As the lame duck session began, all 42 GOP senators signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promising to prevent a…

Jon Stewart calls GOP a ‘legislative cockblock’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has a robust agenda for the lame duck session but all of it will be stalled if the Republicans are successful with what Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart calls the “audacity of nope” strategy. Reid has said that he would like to take up the…

Jon Stewart congratulates Chris Wallace and Fox News on retaking the House

Republicans won back control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterms but Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart wants to make sure the right organization gets the credit. In an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace Wednesday, Stewart complimented Chris Wallace and his team at the network on for their big…

‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ draws tens of thousands to National Mall

UPDATE: With the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear over, attention inevitably turns to the media cat-fight over attendance numbers. Let’s give first rights to the rally’s organizers. “Thirty or 40 million,” a Comedy Central executive joked. “Six billion,” tweeted Stephen Colbert. Joking aside, the rally’s organizers seemed to offer…

Stewart recalls two decades of McCain hypocrisy

Jon Stewart opened his second show in Washington DC this week by ridiculing the city and one of its longest serving politicians. John McCain has been part of the Washington system since 1982. And since at least 1989, he has been claiming that the system he’s a part of is…

University student nearly dies after drinking ‘Four Loko’

Central Washington University has determined that a high-alcohol energy drink under scrutiny nationwide is what sickened students at an off-campus party this month, prompting state Attorney General Rob McKenna to call for a ban on the beverage. Nine students were hospitalized after the Oct. 8 party in Roslyn, where about…

Oprah gives away free trips to Stewart rally

Oprah Winfrey appeared on The Daily Show Thursday and shocked Jon Stewart’s audience with a big surprise. ABC News reported: The daytime queen appeared via satellite on the Comedy Central show to announce that she was going to fly the audience to Washington, D.C., for Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity,”…

Defending Colbert, Stewart calls pundit ‘arrogant douche’

Expect to feel the wrath of Jon Stewart if you trash one of his fellow Comedy Central hosts. Many pundits and politicians — most of them conservative — criticized Stephen Colbert for testifying in character Friday before a House immigration subcommittee after being invited by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA). Stewart…

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