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‘Daily Show’: Punditry and Douchery

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Posted on May 15, 2008
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Let the, um, douche off begin: Jon Stewart calls the game on “The Daily Show.”

Hey, Chris Matthews, what’s the French word for shower? Jon Stewart takes stock of the media coverage from last week’s West Virginia Democratic primary, wherein it was established that Barack Obama may not be the Mountain State’s “kind of guy,” and pits Matthews against Clinton campaign chair Terry McAuliffe in a good ol’ fashioned “Douche Off.”

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By Marshall, May 18, 2008 at 11:09 pm Link to this comment

But Purple, they’re the majority of the “poor middle class” that the Democratic candidates keep referring to.  So if you don’t want to help them out, I suggest you don’t vote for a Democrat.  Bit of a conundrum, don’t ya think?  Seems like you’ve got some soul searching to do.

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By Marshall, May 18, 2008 at 11:05 pm Link to this comment

Thank you for your kind comments regarding Muslim Exremists.  You’ll be receiving your honorary membership card in the mail very soon.

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By David, May 17, 2008 at 11:13 am Link to this comment
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I still love the biting satire of the Daily Show and Colbert. It is very cathartic.

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By Purple Girl, May 17, 2008 at 3:59 am Link to this comment

I am Furious that we are expect to accept and APPEASE these Racist and Religious Extremeist.
We have been under their rule for far too long. How dare ANYONE define OUR country by these Backward ass MF’s!There ‘principles’ and ‘morals’ have held our country back and Hostage for Decades (Moral Majority) - It’s time we push them back into the Cave in which they came.
If Huckabee was not giving a Nod & wink to this ‘lunatic fringe’ with his recent ‘joke’ He Must not just Apolgize - it is time he and any other self Proclaimed ‘Man of God’ work to bring this isolated segment up to Speeed. We will not Stand still waiting for Them any longer. Catch Up ,shut Up or GET OUT!
OH Dare Hillary and Mac even Suggest these Racist heretics are a segment of our socity worth catering to -even Acknowledging.That ‘blow Out’ in WV, when compared to the results of all the other states thus far, only goes to Prove they do not Represent OUR COUNTRY! they are NOT a Group which is required for anyone to win anything nationally.they are an Embarrassment and group that needs to remain isolated from the group- They are all the is truely UNAMERICAN!
this Michigander is Sick anbd Tired of HillBilly’sBeing APPEASED by being allowed to running this country and Determining OUR goals and agendas!
( I’m also Scotch Irish from where the Term ‘Hillbilly’ came From- Obviously we left our ‘kissin’ cousins’ in the woods alone for far too long- get some teachers,mental healthcare workers and some Condoms down there!)

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By goldi, May 16, 2008 at 12:16 pm Link to this comment
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well said except there’s no lack of violence by christians—its state run by the USA, who drops more bombs than a muslim can dream of.  its this laziness by americans, their lack of knowledge which turns to hate, that allow this to continue.  i’m american by the way.

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By May, May 16, 2008 at 10:12 am Link to this comment
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I’m hard pressed to understand which these uneducated, white, christian, racists fear most, that Obama is Black, or that he has some semblance of Muslimism in his background/name.  Either way, it doesn’t say much for West Virginia.  But it would be hard for them to feel any other way when their religious leaders preach hate and fear of anyone unlike them directly from their pulpits. 

What really bothers me is that they can’t see how similar they are to Muslim extremists.  One could say they lack the devotion to their cause that Muslim extremists do, thus the lack of violence in their (christian) actions, but maybe they’re just lazy.

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