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CalTexHawk February 6th, 2014 1:38am

Jon Stewart criticized FOX News for accusing Obama of using one scandal to distract from another scandal, then using the economy to distract from scandals, then using scandals to distract us from the economy. Is Stewart criticism sound?

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commonsense America isnt racist
02/05/14 6:51 pm

I don't pay attention to comedians giving political opinions just like I don't get banking/investment advice from the 7/11 guy.

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RJ1969 SoCal
02/05/14 9:33 pm

Commonsense, so why do you get your 'news' from political pundits and not journalists? What's 'fair and balanced' about a network that has no left-leaning shows (all right) and is run by a former republican campaign strategist and media consultant?

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fredd TrumpLand
02/05/14 7:03 pm

That reminds me, I haven't watched the Daily Show in a while. Must get back into that.

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commonsense America isnt racist
02/05/14 7:09 pm

Sure he was. He was critiquing a political position.

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/05/14 7:04 pm

He, um, wasn't providing a political opinion.

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Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/05/14 10:50 pm

IMHO Fox, MANBC, and to a large part CNN are 99% not news. They are talkshows where people get together and say the things they feel will most lather up the other side and get their side's jaw sticking out. You could plop "the view" "the doctors"

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commonsense America isnt racist
02/05/14 7:43 pm

Whatever. He's a comedian. Still don't pay attention to him.

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Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/05/14 10:54 pm

Jon Stewart pokes fun at them; yes he's a comedian; and as he says his job is much harder than theirs. What's amazing is he can provide a much less biased pic of what's happening while pointing out the biases of those who should be doing that job.

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/05/14 7:47 pm

That I can accept.

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/05/14 7:03 pm

He, um, wasn't providing a political opinion.

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/05/14 7:24 pm

He wasn't criticizing a political position, he was criticizing a reporting technique. I suppose criticizing FOX News could be defined as a de facto political position.

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2katz I live in Nebraska
02/05/14 8:59 pm

It didn't take Fox News to tell me that that is exactly what this regime does. One "crisis" after another always keeping everyone's attention and concern off balance.

2katz I live in Nebraska
02/05/14 9:00 pm

All you have to do is watch the sequence and the timing of events, IF, that is, your news sources cover them.

RJ1969 SoCal
02/05/14 9:35 pm

Stewart was critiquing a political position. He displayed a series of excerpts from their network that showed a pattern and contradictions to their own claims...hardly a political position. Is that like if I pointed out that you have a booger in

RJ1969 SoCal
02/05/14 9:35 pm

your nose that makes me a doctor?

RJ1969 SoCal
02/05/14 9:37 pm

*was = supposed to be wasn't

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/05/14 10:52 pm

Geraldo Rivera, Rikki Lake, Ellen, or Rush Limbaugh on any one of them and not be able to tell a difference.

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02/05/14 9:58 pm

sometimes I wonder what John Stewart would talk about if fox news didn't give him so much ammo all the the time. love the daily show, its hilarious.

RJ1969 SoCal
02/05/14 9:26 pm

Sound? Yes. As well as hilarious.