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Jon Stewart slams Fox News for basing talking points on RNC memo

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night joked that Mitt Romney made his job “way too easy.” Romney has condemned his rival Rick Santorum for urging Democrats in Michigan to vote for him in the Republican primary, calling the move “dirty tactics” and “disgusting.” “What are the odds…

Jon Stewart mocks Santorum for misinterpreting J.F.K. speech

Jon Stewart, the host of The Daily Show, highlighted the fact that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum inverted the meaning of John F. Kennedy’s famous 1960 speech pledging to keep the Pope out of politics. Santorum said the speech made him want to vomit. “To say people of faith have…

Jon Stewart rips Republican fear-mongering over Obama: ‘You have lost your d*mn mind’

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned Republican politicians who demonized President Barack Obama in 2008 as a radical socialist who was weak on terrorism. He noted Obama had failed to live up to many of the campaign promises that his opponents made for him,…

Jon Stewart: Virginia ultrasound law ‘a TSA pat-down inside your vagina’

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted controversial legislation expected to be passed by the Virginia legislature that would require women seeking an abortion undergo a medically unnecessary trans-vaginal ultrasound. Since most abortions are performed in the first trimester, when the fetus is too small…

Jon Stewart smacks down Rep. Issa’s all-male birth control hearing

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night took aim at Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)’s all-male birth control hearing. The hearing focused on the president’s new rule that private insurance plans pay for preventative care, which is to include contraceptives for women. Chairman Issa lined up a collection of…

Daily Show: Santorum ad is joke ‘entrapment’

The Romney and Santorum campaigns are each spending millions of dollars on ads in Michigan in hopes of taking the state in the upcoming Republican primary. Thursday night on The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart had a look at what kind of ads the candidates and their PACs are getting…

Letterman on Romney: Putting dog on car roof ‘not a good idea’

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart explained to CBS host David Letterman on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s problem was that at close examination, he was just “pixels” instead of a real person. “The guy I feel worse for is Romney,” Stewart remarked. “Mitt?” Letterman asked. “Not just for that,”…

Jon Stewart: STOCK Act is the ‘No Sh*t Sherlock Act’

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Wednesday turned his attention to the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act, or STOCK Act. The legislation that prohibits lawmakers and their staff from trading stocks based on information they learn during congressional briefings and related work, closing a loophole that allowed them…

Stewart: Fox contributor against helping women ‘raped too much’

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lambasted Fox News contributor Liz Trotta Monday evening for her controversial comments on the rise of sexual assault on women in the military. Stewart was particularly disturbed at Trotta’s complaining about the military spending money for sexual assault victims on “women being raped too…

Jon Stewart mocks Santorum’s hypocrisy in contraception spat

Returning from his vacation, Jon Stewart on Monday analyzed the controversy surrounding new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations on contraceptives. Catholic bishops have accused Obama of waging a war on religion because of a White House plan to require most insurance plans to cover birth control. “Yes,…

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