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The former president gets a little hot under the collar in giving Jon Stewart his take on the financial collapse (without any mention of the deregulatory zeal of his own administration). He also explains why he thinks Obama will win, and why it's not about whether people love Barack Obama but whether people think Barack Obama loves them.

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Tony Blair went to "The Daily Show" to talk about politics but found himself defending the Iraq war much more than he might have liked. The former politician, who still seems desperate to sell the nobility of invading and occupying Iraq, also managed to include some of the tired 9/11 rhetoric from Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign.

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With the caveat that the House of Representatives is not to blame, Nancy Pelosi tells Jon Stewart that "in terms of Congress' performance on the war, I'm with the public on that. I'm disappointed." But she doesn't blame her Democratic colleagues in the Senate, either. It's those pesky Republicans in all their untamed minority.

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Jon Stewart takes a whimsical look at Barack Obama's excellent adventure while Stephen Colbert notes that, with the entire news establishment chasing the senator, "I am the Edward R. Murrow of who's left."

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"The Daily Show" host marvels that the same media that investigated Barack Obama's falsely alleged attendance at a madrassa can be shocked -- shocked -- by a cartoon poking fun at such rumors. Here's what the Obama campaign should have said, in Stewart's estimation.

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"Daily Show" host and media critic Jon Stewart lampoons cable's talking heads for bragging about their journalistic superiority to the Internet while reporting rumors directly from YouTube.

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Poking fun at recent controversy, Jon Stewart asked Barack Obama Monday if, once elected, he plans to "pull a bait and switch and enslave the white race" The candidate responded with a chuckle and a dig at ABC News.

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The "Daily Show's" senior black correspondent, Larry Wilmore, wants to make sure blind people don't get any ideas about laying claim to New York's new governor, David Paterson: "He's one of ours He's only 90 percent blind, but he's 100 percent black".

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