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Jon Stewart castigates Congress for loosening insider trading law

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped Congress for weakening a recently approved law that subjected lawmakers to the same insider trading laws as every other American. Following a scathing 60 Minutes report on the topic, Congress passed the STOCK Act in 2012 to prohibit…

Jon Stewart eviscerates CNN’s misreporting of Boston Marathon bombing case

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped into CNN for incorrectly reporting a “dark-skinned male” had been arrested in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing. He noted the 24-hour news network had repeatedly touted its “exclusive reporting,” which he remarked was “exclusive” because it was…

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 —…

Jon Stewart mocks conservatives’ obsession with ‘animal f*cking’

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked the Republican Party’s attempt to rebrand itself as more tolerant and accepting. He observed that prominent conservative figures such as Dr. Ben Carson and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) had recently compared same sex marriage to bestiality, causing him…

U.S. embassy in Cairo ignites diplomatic troubles by tweeting link to Jon Stewart

The US embassy in Cairo briefly froze its Twitter account Wednesday after coming under fire from Egyptian leaders for tweeting a link to a US comedy show mocking President Mohamed Morsi. The embassy, which is a vociferous user of Twitter, shut down the account and deleted the tweet, which had…

Jon Stewart outraged U.S. has flying kill bots but can’t fix Veterans Affairs backlog

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted President Barack Obama for failing to fix the growing backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs while arguing the government could be a force for good. Though Democrats have argued many of the country’s woes are due to…

Jon Stewart calls for Bill O’Reilly to be next Pope: He’s got the inside track on infallibility

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart again poked fun at the search for the next Pope. Stewart suggested that Fox News host Bill O’Reilly would make a good leader of the Catholic Church, since he already believed he was infallible. But Stewart doubted O’Reilly would…

Jon Stewart: Robert Gibbs a human shield against what’s actually going on

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs for accepting a job at MSNBC. Stewart ripped Gibbs for acting as a “human shield against what we on Earth call what’s actually going on,” pointing out the former White House…

Jon Stewart destroys Sen. John McCain over hypocritical Benghazi outrage

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped into Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on his show Wednesday night, using the senator’s statements about the Iraq war to pummel his current outrage over Benghazi. Republicans filibustered the confirmation vote of Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel last week, demanding more information from President…

Jon Stewart stupefied by crazy Russian videos: It’s a live-action Grand Theft Auto game

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart remarked that while America had its problems, at least God wasn’t hurling gigantic rocks at the country. A huge meteorite exploded above Chelyabinsk last week with the force of 30 Hiroshima nuclear bombs, injuring 1,200 people and damaging thousands…

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