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Rice tells Stewart: GOP wasting time probing origin of Benghazi talking points

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart interviewed Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., about the controversy surrounding the Benghazi attack. Rice noted that Congress had already received ten hearings on the deadly attacks, along with thousands of documents. She told Stewart that Republicans…

Jon Stewart summarizes the State of the Union: Bridges are death traps!

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Wednesday night reviewed Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, analyzing how the President intended to save America from becoming a “Applebees-laden dystopic hellscape.” Stewart was particularly alarmed by Obama’s claim that the United States was home to 70,000 structurally deficient bridges. “Shouldn’t…

Jon Stewart mocks NRA chief: Let’s only pass laws that criminals will follow

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Thursday night mocked the various arguments that National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre provided against gun control. At a Senate hearing on gun violence, LaPierre explained that citizens of the United States needed high-power firearms to both defend themselves from an overbearing…

Jon Stewart: Republicans crushed by Clinton, ‘the Magneto of finger-pointing’

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned the political theater of the recent hearing on Benghazi. He noted that Republicans at the hearing asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the same question repeatedly. Whether Clinton read a particular diplomatic cable from deceased Ambassador J. Christopher…

Jon Stewart mocks depressingly predictable partisan coverage of inauguration

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ridiculed the all-too-predictable coverage of Barack Obama’s second inauguration as seen on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN. MSNBC praised the “massive” inaugural ceremony and Obama’s “powerful” speech, while Fox News disparaged the “smaller” ceremony and criticized the “partisan” speech.…

Jon Stewart mocks Alex Jones rant: Guns needed to fight ‘imaginary Hitler’

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart expressed his bafflement over conservatives who refused to even consider any new restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of multiple mass shootings. He noted that conservatives had blamed gun violence on movies, video games, mental health, and even…

Stewart: Senate GOP thinks $47 billion ‘is less’ than $300 million

Jon Stewart picked apart Senate Republicans for filibustering the Buffett Rule on his show Monday evening, including poking fun at that thought of them considering millions to be more than billions. Stewart noted how Republicans devalued the $47 billion in revenue the Buffett Rule would bring in but previously considered…

Jon Stewart mocks firestorm over stay-at-home moms

On his show Monday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned the firestorm that erupted after CNN contributor Hilary Rosen said that Ann Romney, a mother of five, had “actually never worked a day in her life.” He noted that Democrats had been blind-sided by the reaction, which allowed Republicans…

Jon Stewart blasts George Zimmerman media spectacle

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Thursday night mocked the media’s response to charges being filed against George Zimmerman, who claims to have shot and killed Florida teen Trayvon Martin in self-defense. On Wednesday, Florida state attorney general Angela Corey announced that Zimmerman would face second-degree murder charges for the…

Stewart to Santorum: You’re not that special

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took a moment to address Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Rick Santorum’s remarks upon suspending his campaign and conceding the candidacy to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R). The former Senator offered the usual words of thanks to family and staff,…

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