On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart slammed the IRS for singling out tea party groups for extra scrutiny. He said the scandal essentially justified the views of anti-government "tin foil-behatted" conspiracy theorists. But Stewart eventually calmed himself down and restore his faith in the government -- only to learn of the Justice Department's "massive and unprecedented intrusion" of the Associated Press.

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