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Jon Stewart rips Obama for aggressive investigation of whistle-blowers instead of bankers

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted the Obama administration for aggressively investigating whistle-blowers who talked to the press. He noted that while federal prosecutors had come down hard on hackers and “potheads,” the Obama administration tip-toed around potentially criminal bankers who caused the financial…

Jon Stewart angrily mocks IRS for emboldening the ‘tin foil-behatted’

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart slammed the IRS for singling out tea party groups for extra scrutiny. He said the scandal essentially justified the views of anti-government “tin foil-behatted” conspiracy theorists. But Stewart eventually calmed himself down and restore his faith in the government…

Jon Stewart blasts lack of real punishment for big banks’ wrongful foreclosures

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped major banks for wrongfully foreclosing on a stunning number of Americans. He noted that although the banks pulled trillions of dollars out of the economy, they had no fear of law enforcement. Their only punishment was paying a…

Jon Stewart obliterates Senate GOP’s opposition to U.N. arms treaty

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted Senate Republicans for joining with North Korea, Iran and Syria to oppose the United Nation’s arms treaty. The treaty seeks to prevent countries from selling military weapons — including tanks, aircraft, artillery, missiles, warships, and small arms —…

Daily Show’s Samantha Bee investigates women’s disruption of military bro-hesion

Monday night on The Daily Show, correspondent Samantha Bee investigated how women disturbed the fragile “guy-namics” of warfare. The Department of Defense lifted the ban on women serving in combat last week, a proposal that was decried by some men. Among them was military expert Kingsley Browne, who informed Bee…

Daily Show takes ‘Racist Timeout’ for Trayvon Martin coverage

Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show” featured a discussion in which correspondent Larry Wilmore produced a home kitchen timer and declared a “Racist Timeout.” “For the next five minutes,” he announced, “No one is a racist.” Accusations of racism and reaction to those charges have caused the debate over…

Stewart likens SOPA to ‘filling penises with cement’

On Wednesday night’s The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart sought to unravel the mysteries of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). His first stop was WikiPedia, which, like many websites including this one, went dark yesterday to protest the pending legislation. Jon then attempted to explain exactly what the proposed…

Daily Show: Newt ‘condescending and d**kish’ to blacks, everyone

Last night on The Daily Show, viewers were treated to an in-depth look at why Newt Gingrich should never discuss racial issues, ever. The candidate has a long and colorful history of tin-eared statements on race, gender, and policy, but recent indicating his willingness to go to “the inner city”…

Jon Stewart: Santorum is the guy Romney is pretending to be

Last night’s last night’s The Daily Show featured a two-part recap of the results of the Iowa caucuses. It explored the anachronistic thrill of watching people stuff handwritten ballots into boxes, weighed the value of winning the presidency versus the pleasure of little dogs in sunglasses, and then arrived at…

Daily Show presents ‘Lowe’s Balls of the Week’

On Wednesday’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart debuted a new segment entitled “Lowe’s: Balls of the Week”, in which he catalogs some of the most outrageous, guffaw-inducing statements recently made by public figures. Watch in the clip embedded via Comedy Central, in which Herman Cain makes Barbara Walters’ ears bleed, Mitt…

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