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Jon Stewart: GOP playing ‘a**holes’ poker’ with Cordray appointment

On last night’s The Daily Show, Jon Stewart highlighted the media’s reaction to President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama appointed Cordray via recess ppointment, the same parliamentary procedure that George Bush used to appoint John Bolton…

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…

Stewart: Republicans are like a box of chocolates

In his return for the New Year, Jon Stewart said Tuesday evening that once the votes are in, the GOP base would most likely unenthusiastically embrace Mitt Romney in the end. “It’s a right of passage for Republican voters known as Romspringa,” The Daily Show host said. “Republican voters know…

Jon Stewart: GOP’s Newt problem requires ‘Intervention 2012′

There comes a time in every dysfunctional, addictive relationship when a friend or family member has to initiate a frank and open discussion of the problem in order to begin the process of addressing the issue and ultimately healing. With that in mind, Republicans, Jon Stewart would like to have…

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…

Stewart: Florida Family Association just loves their stereotypes

Jon Stewart tried to understand Tuesday evening why the conservative group Florida Family Association could have any problem with a reality show about peaceful American Muslims. The Daily Show host analyzed interviews of the group’s executive director David Carton comments on TLC’s All-American Muslims, who said he was concerned that…

Stewart: ‘Gingrich is a life support for bad ideas’

Jon Stewart couldn’t believe Mitt Romney missed a chance to hammer Newt Gingrich at the last GOP debate. On Monday night, The Daily Show host thought Romney had many answers to choose from on what he disagreed with the former House Speaker over, listing some of them to his audience.…

Jon Stewart celebrates ‘miracle’ of GOP candidates fighting over ‘who loves Jews more’

Every four years, says John Stewart, a holiday “miracle” takes place. The Republican candidates for president line up to speak to the Republican Jewish Coalition Forum, an event where conservative Jews gather to witness the spectacle of several “incredibly religious Christian presidential candidates fighting over who loves Jews more.” At…

Stewart: The Founding Fathers celebrated Christmas ‘like a 7/11 does today’

Taking delight once again in the Fox News “War on Christmas” series, Jon Stewart Tuesday night made fun of the network’s latest holiday outrage at Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (I). Chafee, who Stewart dubbed a “part-time impersonator of Steve Doocy,” left out the word “Christmas” in his invitation for…

Stewart: Cain used the wrong Pokémon quote

Enamored by Herman Cain’s farewell speech from the presidential campaign, Jon Stewart was keen to analyze it Monday night. The Daily Show host particularly was enthralled by Cain’s bizarre ending to his speech, where the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO quoted the closing song from the first Pokémon movie. “Life can…

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