The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is a longtime fan of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show but found himself disagreeing with the comedian this week. In a recent skit, Stewart skewered the American news media for its coverage of the killing of Trayvon Martin. Coates argues that if it weren't for the media blitz that these outlets provided, most Americans wouldn't know about Martin at all.
Jon Stewart led the Daily Show today with coverage of Fast & Furious, and, perhaps surprising to many, he found himself as outraged about a program he dubbed "Chrismas Guns for Convicts," and about the other big headline with week, ... Read Post
Leave it to Jon Stewart to point out the absurdity of the election coverage surrounding the attempt in Wisconsin to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker. “The Daily Show” host turned his acerbic wit on the cable news pundits for thei... Read Post