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Ken Mehlman and Jon Stewart

Ken Mehlman Holds His Own Against Jon Stewart

The chairman of the Republican National Committee did a surprisingly good job ducking and parrying the jabs that the “Daily Show” host launched at him over the Bush administration’s record of lies and deceit. (Stewart got in a few zingers, but Mehlman is as good as they come.)

Posted on Jun 14, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Bill Bennett

Stewart Spars With Bennett Over Gay Marriage

The “Daily Show” host revealed conservative author Bill Bennett as being intellectually bankrupt in his opposition to gay marriage. (Satisfying: Bennett acknowledged that his side has lost the debate.)

Posted on Jun 7, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly
From Comedy Central

‘Daily Show’ Viewers Better Informed Than O’Reilly Watchers

During his May 23 show, Bill O’Reilly claimed that many young Americans have “no idea what’s going on,” stating that they get their news from Jon Stewart. Problem is, studies show that Stewart’s viewers are better informed than most other media consumers—considerably better than viewers of “The O’Reilly Factor.”

Posted on May 25, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Ramesh Ponnuru

Stewart Eviscerates Anti-Abortion Author

“The Daily Show” host drops rhetorical bomb after bomb on Ramesh Ponnuru, whose book “The Party of Death” argues against abortion rights. Our favorite: Stewarts’ comparison of collateral damage in Iraq and in abortions.

Posted on May 18, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and the NSA

Jon Stewart Takes On the NSA

“The Daily Show” host tees off on the recent report of the NSA’s phone call database. “It turns out that there was one specific type of domestic call the government was keeping tabs on. All of them.”

Posted on May 16, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Ray McGovern

Jon Stewart Rips Into Rumsfeld’s Lies

“The Daily Show” host does to Rumsfeld exactly what CIA veteran Ray McGovern did last week: throw Rumsfeld’s lies back in his face.

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


Stewart Mocks Bush over his repetition

Stewart Mocks a Repetitive Bush

“The Daily Show” host points out that Bush had the Exact. Same. Thing. to say about the outgoing CIA chief and the current nominee.

Posted on May 9, 2006 READ MORE


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Jon Stewart Debriefs Madeleine Albright

“The Daily Show” host gets the skinny from the former secretary of state on Bush’s “consultation” with over a dozen former White House advisors. Scary part: Albright says Bush was exactly the way he sounds on TV.

Posted on May 4, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Rumsfeld

Jon Stewart: ‘Holy Crap, We’re Going to War With Iran’

After Donald Rumsfeld dismissed reports of a possible strike on Iran by mockingly saying, “Henny penny the sky is falling…” Jon Stewart spanked the secretary of defense with a clip of him using the same phrase three years ago—to mock the idea that Iraq was descending into chaos.

Posted on Apr 21, 2006 READ MORE


Stewart Serves up Steaming Satire on Immigration

When Sen. Bill Frist calls it “workable” to deport 11 million illegal immigrants, Stewart replies, “It’s absolutely workable! Just think about Elian Gonzalez. How easy that was!” (video)

Posted on Apr 3, 2006 READ MORE


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From Brad Blog

Jon Stewart Rips Bush’s Bolten Selection

His take on Bush’s appointment of Josh Bolten as chief of staff: “He just gave a promotion to the guy in charge of our $9-trillion debt. You know what? I really think if you walked into a cabinet meeting and started hurling your feces at the wall, Bush would name a state after you.”

Posted on Mar 30, 2006 READ MORE


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From crooksandliars.com

Jon Stewart Skewers Fox News on Tasteless Segment

When Fox News decided to juxtapose busty bikini babes and news of a serial killer manhunt on the same screen, the savior from Comedy Central made wonderful mincemeat of the situation.

Posted on Mar 29, 2006 READ MORE


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Stewart Lambastes Cheney’s Demands

Jon Stewart is at his inspired best riffing on Dick Cheney’s list of hospitality demands.

Posted on Mar 27, 2006 READ MORE


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Stewart Jabs Bush Over Iran Bombs Claim

Jon Stewart lays it out in technicolor: Bush had no solid backing for his claim that Iran is providing the deadly Iraqi roadside bombs. (As Truthdig also pointed out two days ago.)

Posted on Mar 17, 2006 READ MORE


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From Crooks and Liars

Colbert Gives Us the Word on the War

Stephen Colbert continues to gain ground on Jon Stewart with his blistering satires of U.S. policy. This time he riffs on a new name that the Pentagon is using for the war on terror.

Posted on Mar 10, 2006 READ MORE


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