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Jon Stewart: Bush Library the Hard Rock Cafe of catastrophic policy decisions

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart gleefully mocked former President George W. Bush’s new library. Noting the facility contained more than 43,000 artifacts from Bush’s presidency, Stewart remarked it was like the “Hard Rock Cafe of catastrophic policy decisions.” He also mocked the notion that…

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 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…

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 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…

Daily Show’s Samantha Bee investigates women’s disruption of military bro-hesion

Monday night on The Daily Show, correspondent Samantha Bee investigated how women disturbed the fragile “guy-namics” of warfare. The Department of Defense lifted the ban on women serving in combat last week, a proposal that was decried by some men. Among them was military expert Kingsley Browne, who informed Bee…

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…

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,…

Daily Show takes ‘Racist Timeout’ for Trayvon Martin coverage

Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show” featured a discussion in which correspondent Larry Wilmore produced a home kitchen timer and declared a “Racist Timeout.” “For the next five minutes,” he announced, “No one is a racist.” Accusations of racism and reaction to those charges have caused the debate over…

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