McCain Withers Under Questioning of ... Jon Stewart
Posted on Apr 6, 2006
The “Daily Show’s” “fake news” interview exposed Sen. John McCain’s far-right hypocrisies better than most interviewers in the traditional media.
Even the AP asks whether McCain has gone hard right.
Crooks and Liars:
Kevin Drum read my mind, although I didn’t think Russert did a bad job on McCain:
“Jon Stewart grilled John McCain last night about McCain’s recent efforts to cozy up to Jerry Falwell and demonstrated that sometimes fake journalists do their jobs better than real ones. He pressed McCain harder than Tim Russert did last Sunday and got McCain flustered enough that he finally ran out of ways to defend himself. Here’s their closing exchange:
Stewart: You’re not freaking out on us? Are you freaking out on us? Because if you’re freaking out and you’re going into the crazy base world—are you going into crazy base world?
McCain: I’m afraid so.
Jon Stewart grills Sen. John McCain on his hard-right stances.