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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,…

Jon Stewart destroys CNN for ‘branded news segments within the news’

On Tuesday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took CNN to task for their seemingly endless amount of catchy-sounding but irrelevantly-named segments. “CNN seems to believe that the key to revitalizing the network is to create branded news segments within the news,” he said. “Why are you doing this?” Stewart…

Daily Show challenge: Can you make Bill O’Reilly pay $4 for a shrimp?

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took on the mini-scandal that is currently riling up commentators across the spectrum of right and left, the $825,000 Las Vegas conference of the GSA, the General Services Administration. The GSA is, ironically enough, the agency in charge of…

Jon Stewart pummels Sarah Palin for ‘infiltrating’ the Today Show with her Jesus fish earrings

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night blasted former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for nearly six minutes, mocking her for trying to make her appearance on NBC’s Today Show seem courageous. Palin had told Breitbart.com that she was “going rogue and infiltrating some turf” by appearing on the show.…

Jon Stewart lampoons tepid endorsements of Romney

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night analyzed the less-than-enthusiastic endorsements of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “Look, Romney is going to be the nominee. Everybody’s decided. They’re all getting behind him. What they haven’t really decided is why,” he said. Many Republicans have offered mild endorsements of the…

Harris-Perry gives white people’s guide to talk Trayvon Martin

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry continued her usual comfort in discussing race issues Saturday morning, providing any Caucasian-American with some steps to overcome any fears talking about Trayvon Martin. The Tulane professor, whose mother is white, was inspired to do her segment after watching Jon Stewart’s reaction to mentioning Martin’s story…

Stewart to Maddow: You’re making the rest of us look bad

Rachel Maddow was Jon Stewart’s guest on Thursday’s “The Daily Show,” there to discuss her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power. According to Stewart, most TV personalities and talk show hosts who write books do so while making a conscious effort to do it as “cheaply, easily…

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