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Stewart Quizzes Brian Williams Over Lebanon, Katie Couric

“The Daily Show” host asked the NBC newsman, just back from Lebanon, whether anything there seemed manufactured for show. Williams’ story about Hezbollah rockets put that to rest. The two also sparred over CBS’ Katie Couric, who will soon be nipping at Williams’ heels.

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  • Posted on Aug 9, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Stewart Nails Condi on ‘Hypothetical’ Hypocrisy

    Jon Stewart presided over a mock game show on Tuesday, during which he played highlights of Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice and Alberto Gonzales contradicting themselves and refusing to answer the simplest of questions.

    Posted on Aug 9, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Top U.S. General in Iraq: Civil War ‘Most Significant Threat’

    Gen. George Casey, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, said a civil war ?certainly is possible” and is ?the most significant threat right now? in Iraq. He is the latest in a series of top generals to say so. (Earlier: Gen. Abizaid and Gen. Pace)

    Posted on Aug 8, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Sen. Chuck Hagel on 'Face the Nation'

    Hagel Warns of ‘Hopeless, Winless Situation’ in Iraq

    Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel chastised the Bush administration on “Face the Nation,” saying Iraq was headed toward civil war and neither the American people nor Congress would tolerate the continued presence of U.S. troops there.

    Posted on Aug 6, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Juan Cole on ‘Democracy Now’

    On Friday’s “Democracy Now,” the radio program’s host, Amy Goodman, spoke with Mideast expert and Truthdig contributor Juan Cole, whom she asked about the recent protests in Iraq over Israel’s incursion into Lebanon.

    Posted on Aug 6, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Perversion for Profit

    Check out this ultra-campy educational film from the 1960s about the rise of pornographic culture. Money quote: “We know that once a person is perverted, it is practically impossible for that person to adjust to normal attitudes in regards to sex.” (h/t: BoingBoing)

    Posted on Aug 6, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Left, Right, and Center

    On this week’s episode: Iraq Civil War?; Will Israel Fighting Ever Stop?; Fidel; Mel Gibson; Min-wage, Death-Tax Debates Die.

    Posted on Aug 5, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Colbert interviews Paul Hackett

    Colbert Delivers Vintage Comeback to Antiwar Vet

    The ex-Senate candidate and Iraq War vet Paul Hackett asked Stephen Colbert, “Do you really think we’re going to spread democracy with the business end of an M-16?” Colbert’s response was classic. Check it out.

    Posted on Aug 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Daily Show covers the coverage of the rapture

    ‘Daily Show’: Rapture Watch 2006

    Jon Stewart had a roundup Thursday of a bizarre recent trend: Armageddon ?news? coverage.  Behold this montage of shame, in which every TV news outlet from ?Good Morning America? to MSNBC seemed to make an appearance.  CNN, in its quest for fact, checked something called a ?rapture index,? while Fox News demanded a rapture timetable, prompting Stewart to comment, ?That?s the timetable Fox News is demanding we have.”

    Posted on Aug 4, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Hillary Brutally Spanks Rumsfeld Over Iraq

    Hillary Clinton raked Donald Rumsfeld over the coals on Thursday over his “failed” prosecution of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She closed with a knockout punch: “Given your track record, Secretary Rumsfeld, why should we believe your assurances now?” (video and transcript) Rumsfeld was left sputtering.

    Posted on Aug 3, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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