On last night's "Daily Show," John Oliver and Jon Oliver got in a bit of a quarrel over the most important issue of the day: Whether it was morally acceptable for Eliot to let "E.T." go free. ("A miscarriage of scientific opportunity!" Oliver insisted.) They also fought over whether a recent congressional compromise, brokered by Rep. Show More Summary
John Oliver explains why the achievement of a bipartisan budget bill ranks up there with the Civil Rights Act and a 90% incumbency rate. Lawmakers complaining about a bipartisan proposal that would give the U.S. its first budget agreement since 2009 have forgotten what it means to compromise, Daily Show host Jon Stewart argued on Wednesday. (Credit: The Daily Show) read more
It's been so long since Congress actually compromised on something, Jon Stewart seemed almost giddy Wednesday night that there's a budget deal that could very well pass. Stewart even played "Hallelujah" in celebration, though quite frankly, absolutely no one on either side is really happy about this.
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Palace Guard comic Jon Stewart will defend President Barack Obama... but only up until a certain point. Stewart spent part of his Daily Show program Tuesday excusing the president for shaking the hand of a dictator, Raul Castro, at the Nelson Mandela memorial. Show More Summary
Comedian Jon Stewart had a field day Tuesday, poking fun at the American media and people for blowing the handshake shared by President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro out of proportion.
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Directly after providing some sanity last night, Jon Stewart delved back into his own insanity. Yes folks, the man is coming unhinged over his Jennifer Lawrence-Helen Mirren theory and I — for one — remain fascinated by his fascination. A...Show More Summary
Yesterday we reported that the media and right-wingers had become all aflutter over Obama's handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro at the Mandela memorial. Jon Stewart ironed things out with a rendition of "The Hills Are Alive" from The Sound...
You know it's a slow news week when a significant portion of Monday's news coverage centered around President Obama's handshake with Cuban president Raul Castro. Jon Stewart could barely wrap his head around the media's subsequent fascination...Show More Summary
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As everyone who was on the internet yesterday is aware, President Obama attended Nelson Mandela’s memorial service and a few things happened that caused ALL THE OUTRAGE in people who are prone to be outraged. First and foremost: Obama’s handshake with Cuba’s Raul Castro (who is most accurately pointed out in the above video as the Jim Belushi of Castros).
On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart ridiculed the octopus logo for the recently launched spy satellite NROL-39. He quipped that the logo was one scared schoolgirl away form being a popular comic in Tokyo. And voilà, the show added just that. Read more...
Jon Stewart reviews the false statements by President Obama and administration officials about the nature and scope of National Security Agency electronic surveillance of Americans. It is in fact scooping up emails…
Jon Stewart couldn't help but find it a little ironic Tuesday night that on a day meant to honor the life of Nelson Mandela, a man who was all about forgiving and embracing his enemies, all the American media seemed to be obsessed with Obama-Castro-Handshake-Gate. Stewart dejectedly sighed and cried, "What the fuck is wrong with us?!"
Jon Stewart longed wistfully for the days of American exceptionalism on Tuesday night, in the wake of America ranking poorly in math, science, and reading around the world, and this current Congress being declared the absolute worst/least productive in history.
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... And yes, he kind of slams World of Warcraft with the NSA. Following reports that the US National Security Agency was monitoring potential terrorist activity in Second Life and WoW, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart hosted a real-life,...Show More Summary