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Jon Stewart destroys Fox News’ ‘parasitic, succubus-like existence’ in hyper-speed rant

After playing a quick-cut montage of Fox News personalities, Jon Stewart delivered his own lightning-quick rebuttal to their complaint that the U.S. had shown “weakness” by going along with Russia’s proposal to have Syria surrender its chemical weapons. “If we caught Charlie Manson, who gives a sh*t who gets the…

Jon Stewart frets over parallels between Syria and Iraq: ‘It’s like we’re the Bill Buckner of superpowers now’

Hearing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cite the bad intelligence reports that led the U.S. into Iraq to protect his own country against an attack had Jon Stewart apopleptic on Monday night. “You needlessly invade one country based on false evidence, suddenly you’re bad at war” Stewart fretted. “Come on. We…

Jon Stewart chides: Anthony Weiner’s charm ‘borders on the edge of d*ckishness’

Jon Stewart and his Daily Show team explored “former congressman-turned-amateur photographer” Anthony Weiner’s uneven at best efforts to win over residents in various New York City communities on Thursday, with even Stewart — a longtime friend of Weiner’s — conceding that he was “10 percent man, 90 percent gristle at…

Jon Stewart chastises John McCain: Does a war with Syria interrupt your video poker time?

Jon Stewart took Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to task on Wednesday over his infamous game of video poker during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, telling him he was better off playing the real thing. “Is this possible global conflagration interrupting your video poker time?” Stewart mockingly asked McCain, pointing…

Jon Stewart: The ‘red line’ Syria crossed is actually a ‘d*ck-measuring ribbon’

Returning to the familiar sight of the U.S. threatening to attack a Middle Eastern country, Jon Stewart dismissed the posturing surrounding a possible military strike against Syria on The Daily Show on Tuesday. “Oh, right — we have to bomb Syria because we’re in seventh grade,” Stewart said. “And the…

Jon Stewart encourages Egyptian counterpart: ‘If your regime is not strong enough to handle a joke, then you don’t have a regime’

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, who has stepped away from his desk to helm a feature film, took a recent opportunity to sit down with Bassem Youssef, an Egyptian political satirist known in his country as its version of the Comedy Central host, discussing the effects of satire on government.…

Jon Stewart hands The Daily Show over to John Oliver as he leaves to direct ‘Rosewater’ film

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart turned the reins of his show over to John Oliver on Thursday night, but not before explaining his upcoming absence. Stewart is temporarily leaving the show to direct the feature film Rosewater about Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari. Oliver, meanwhile, reveled in his new position…

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 exposes ridiculous fawning over Apple at Senate hearing

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart pointedly mocked a Senate hearing on Apple’s questionable tax practices. The tech giant pays a lower corporate tax rate than Walmart and uses offshore tax havens to avoid paying tens of billions in taxes. Apple CEO Tim Cook testified…

Jon Stewart mocks eccentric alleged crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford

Toronto mayor Rob Ford was simply trying to clean up his city by smoking all the crack cocaine in it, according to Jon Stewart of The Daily Show. Stewart on Tuesday night was delighted to learn of the eccentric mayor’s latest scandal. As Stewart showed, the mayor has already been…

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