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Jon Stewart: Republicans’ response to Obama was ‘world’s sh*ttiest open mic night’

Tuesday night’s speech by President Barack Obama presented a mixed bag for Daily Show host Jon Stewart, with a passive-agressive chief executive followed by what he described as a bumbling set of GOP responses. “To sum up the 2014 State of the Union: a litany of vague pledges, a justified…

Jon Stewart reconsiders Chris Christie scandal: ‘That is some old-school New Jersey corruption’

After scoffing at the allegations surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) administration just two weeks ago, Daily Show host Jon Stewart changed his mind after hearing about Christie’s administration was accused of using Hurricane Sandy relief funds as political capital. “Oh sh*t,” Stewart giggled. “That is some old-school New…

Jon Stewart: Velveeta shortage could be buzzkill for Broncos-Seahawks Toke Bowl

Every year, Jon Stewart pointed out on Monday’s Daily Show, it seems like America runs out of just what it needs to celebrate the year’s biggest sporting event. “Unfortunately, past Super Bowls have been plagued by shortages of necessary super bowling materials,” Stewart said, rolling video of news reports on…

Jon Stewart on EPA con man John Beale: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Sh*tty’

Even Daily Show host Jon Stewart had to admit to being impressed on Wednesday night — not just by John Beale’s ability to scam his way through a job with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for nine years, but by Beale using his ill-gotten free time to ride his bike…

Stewart on coke-sniffer Rep. Trey Radel: Being a hip-hop conservative just as ridiculous as being a ‘smooth-jazz anarchist’ or a ‘disco Nazi’

Jon Stewart took aim at the self-proclaimed “hip-hop conservative” lawmaker busted for cocaine possession. First-term Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation after he bought the drug Oct. 29 as part of a sting operation. Stewart…

Patrick Stewart slams Rand Paul and Rob Ford: ‘Comedians’ with bad material

In an interview with Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show,” actor Patrick Stewart said on Thursday that ultimately, tea party Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Toronto mayor Rob Ford aren’t actually politicians, but comedians with really bad script-writers. “An idea has occurred to me,” said the actor — who is…

Jon Stewart skewers CNN and Wolf Blitzer for ‘dumbing down’ the news

Rather than pick on CNN for its coverage of a specific issue, Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped Wolf Blitzer and his colleagues on Tuesday for reducing more of their reporting to choosing between “good things” and “bad things.” “It’s like the word went out from CNN HQ: ‘Nobody watches…

Jon Stewart ‘apologizes’ for the NSA’s global spying: ‘We’re sorry that you forgot that we’re kind of d*cks’

Jon Stewart issued a sardonic apology on Thursday from the U.S. to the 45 countries who have been identified as targets of surveillance by the National Security Agency, taking on the role of a faux-apologist for the agency’s spying programs. “You want an apology? Fine. We’re sorry,” Stewart said, before…

Jon Stewart to red states: ‘What do you hate more? Poverty or Obama?’

Tonight on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart took a pitchfork to states that refused federal money to expand Medicaid programs. The federal government offered to pay for the programs until 2020, but 26 states declined the offer. “Twenty-six states?” an exasperated Stewart asked. “Twenty-six states? They must be a pretty…

Jon Stewart hammers Republicans on shutdown: ‘You burned the f*cking store down’ to fight Obamacare

Daily Show host Jon Stewart went into great detail in shutting down Sen. Mike Lee’s (R-UT) attempt to explain his opposition to the Affordable Care Act by likening Republicans to husbands having extra things foisted upon their regular grocery list. “You’re saying some people in Congress are being forced to…

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