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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - Aug 11, 2009 - Best Ever
Comedy Central ^ | 8/11/09 | Jon Stewart

Posted on 08/12/2009 11:31:15 PM PDT by dalight

I have occasionally liked a clip, or something this guy has done, but aside from a few corkers, I laughed until I was nearly sick. Sometimes comedy is really capable of pointing out when people just aren't making sense.

This episode features Stewart lampooning Obamacare, The Democrat leadership, the lame denials about rationing not happening, Racial politics, Hillary's fit in Africa that will make you choke with laughter, and an interview with one of Obama's economists who he asks, "Are we broke?" and proceeds to lay out the insanity of the path our country is taking.

I just didn't expect it.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: awful; dontbother; jonstewart; obamacare; shocker; stimulus; sux
Must watch TV.
1 posted on 08/12/2009 11:31:17 PM PDT by dalight
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To: dalight

This better be good. I clicked your link and now I’m sitting through a 2 minute infomercial on Global Warming.


2 posted on 08/12/2009 11:53:55 PM PDT by VisualizeSmallerGovernment
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To: dalight

Jon Stewart’s a Dem, but he’s a Dem in the mold of Scoop Jackson, Tip O’Neill, John Kennedy, Harry Truman, etc. USA first Dems - yes, wrong on many issues, but there was no dispute they put the US first.


3 posted on 08/12/2009 11:55:13 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the sting of truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: dalight

bttt


4 posted on 08/12/2009 11:56:55 PM PDT by georgiabelle
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To: dalight
Must watch TV.

That's a negative, Ghost Rider. I watched 18 minutes of it until I couldn't take any more. Stewart's an idiot, and the guy playing an economist on TV was so full of s*** that it is truly scary. I got to the part where Stewart is strapping on his kneepads and asking whether Obama is disappointed with the American people for not understanding his genius and just couldn't go on. The only funny part was the black correspondent who said "The first step toward understanding why all these people feel that they are losing their country is to acknowledge that they ARE losing their country. Sorry white people."
5 posted on 08/13/2009 12:05:40 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
Stewarts got a long way to go for me to put him anywhere near Truman and JFK was a right winger compared to Bush Jr.

Stewart helped get at least 5M votes for our 1st Socialist President along with the rest of the LW Comedy channel.

6 posted on 08/13/2009 12:06:10 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: dalight

Well, I’m glad you liked it. I sat through about four minutes worth and thought it was pretty much Jon Stewart’s standard schtick which I find boring and useless.


7 posted on 08/13/2009 12:07:44 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
umm no. he's a dem in the mold of actual mold.

8 posted on 08/13/2009 12:08:59 AM PDT by ari-freedom (Pacemakers, not painkillers.)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
Didn't Stewart call Truman a war criminal for dropping the A-bomb?

I'm no Dem but I took great exception to this. The dropping of the bomb saved hundreds of thousands of Americans.

My favorite Dems were Daniel Patrick Moynihan and James Traficant.

Traficant told it like it is and was too funny. Moynihan cared deeply about his country and the law.

9 posted on 08/13/2009 12:11:07 AM PDT by TheThinker
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To: TheThinker

I haven’t thought about Traficant for years. Is he still in prison?

Bring him back!!!!


10 posted on 08/13/2009 12:18:33 AM PDT by abigailsmybaby (To understan' the livin' you got to commune wit' da dead.)
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To: abigailsmybaby

I think Traficant is due to be released. There was a story about that subject posted recently on FR.


11 posted on 08/13/2009 12:24:56 AM PDT by TheThinker
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To: TheThinker

Thanks for the info. I’ll try to find it.

Beam me up!!!


12 posted on 08/13/2009 12:29:11 AM PDT by abigailsmybaby (To understan' the livin' you got to commune wit' da dead.)
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To: TheThinker

Beam me up.


13 posted on 08/13/2009 12:30:40 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: dalight; VisualizeSmallerGovernment; PugetSoundSoldier; georgiabelle; fr_freak; liberty or death; ..

Same here, I sat through the whole thing and all I got was confirmed in my opinion just how infantile, knee-jerk brainless and unfunny Jon Stewart is.

The worst part was the last where Stewart had on slick, cool Obama economics advisor Austin Goolsbee—whom we last heard of getting caught surreptitiously informing the Canadians that Obama really had not meant the protectionist rhetoric he had been spouting. Stewart batted him a slew of set up freebies which Goolsbee hit out of the park (”no, we’re not going to kill your grandma”—pause for laughter, etc.), basically playing a white version of Obama—handsome, confident, reassuring and saying absolutely nothing of consequence.

I can’t stand to watch this crap. I shudder to think that supposed armies of Gen-Yers who supposedly get all their “news” from the Daily Show think they’re being smart and hip.


14 posted on 08/13/2009 12:34:05 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: sinanju

The guys a Godless con artist just like his uber hip idol BarryO.


15 posted on 08/13/2009 12:38:58 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: liberty or death

But, but... he’s so kewl and well-spoken.

And he’s got such a nice smile.


16 posted on 08/13/2009 12:41:06 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: dalight

Jon Stewart is great. Alot of cons don’t like him because he made his name bashing Bush, but he was around hitting Clinton before and is (albeit slowly) critisizing Obama now. I see him a left-Libertarian, but let’s face it, there aren’t alot of hardcore conservative comedians. The best are always POed libertarians.


17 posted on 08/13/2009 12:49:40 AM PDT by RAO1125 (What does God need with a starship?)
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To: dalight

I watched the start of his show once for 5 minutes and he did nothing but viciously attack the Pope so I switched away. Then I clicked back with 5 minutes left of his show and we was again viciously attacking the Pope.


18 posted on 08/13/2009 12:53:52 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (...and never forget that!)
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To: sinanju
Creep to the 100th power is a compliment to he and all of his CC spawn. Like the Coldlbore Regurgitation.
19 posted on 08/13/2009 12:56:50 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: dalight

EXCELLENT!! MUST VIEW!!

Austen Goolsbee lives up to his name!
Goolsbee is a Total Flaming Idiot!

MAY GOD SAVE US and OUR AMERICA!!


20 posted on 08/13/2009 1:17:22 AM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Great President George W. Bush!!)
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To: dalight

bookmark


21 posted on 08/13/2009 1:20:45 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

I admit that I have only seen clips of Stewart, but would have to say that, really, your heaping too much praise on the guy.

Democrats today are a whole other kettle of fish than the pols that you mention; I believe Truman and Jackson would not be Democrats today, though I susspect JFK and Tip O’Neil would be part of the death cult.

I did see an article about Stewart in the Wash Times the other day, in which he was sort of complimented by none other than John Bolton.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/11/inside-blogotics-70085557/

So, he doesn’t bait conservatives, use slimy interview tricks or act like Chris Matthews; he’s still a Dem.

Worse than being a Democrat, Stewart is a liberal elitist, which I happen to consider to be a threat to my business, an enemy of liberty and a hazard to the safety of my children and their way of life.


22 posted on 08/13/2009 1:36:44 AM PDT by incredulous joe ("No road is too long with good company" - Turkish Proverb)
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To: ari-freedom

Ergot... he is delusional?


23 posted on 08/13/2009 2:48:23 AM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: fr_freak
Stewart's an idiot, and the guy playing an economist on TV was so full of s*** that it is truly scary. I got to the part where Stewart is strapping on his kneepads and asking whether Obama is disappointed with the American people for not understanding his genius and just couldn't go on.

You are apparently looking the second coming or something like that in a comedy sketch. Compared to the MSM, this is a complete roast of the crap Dems have been pushing.

Still, each is welcome to their own opinions.

24 posted on 08/13/2009 3:44:00 AM PDT by dalight
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
"Jon Stewart’s a Dem, but he’s a Dem in the mold of Scoop Jackson, Tip O’Neill, John Kennedy, Harry Truman, etc. USA first Dems - yes, wrong on many issues, but there was no dispute they put the US first."

What the hell are you talking about? The same Jon Stewart whose political agenda was to relentlessly bash Bush every single waking moment? Your credibility meter zoomed to zero.

25 posted on 08/13/2009 3:47:14 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: sinanju
Golly, I am so amazed that folks have their tails tied down so tight that they can't see the truth squeaking trough a leftist shill. Keep your crabby, hard nosed, dour expectations of what you might want to see from someone like Jon Stewart.

As for me, I was delighted.

26 posted on 08/13/2009 3:49:01 AM PDT by dalight
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To: incredulous joe
So, he doesn’t bait conservatives, use slimy interview tricks or act like Chris Matthews; he’s still a Dem.

And you didn't laugh when he pointed out that Hillary's rant about Bill, was the result of a mistranslation, making Hillary look like a complete ass.

I fell off my chair. gees people.

27 posted on 08/13/2009 3:52:16 AM PDT by dalight
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To: Berlin_Freeper
So, he doesn’t bait conservatives, use slimy interview tricks or act like Chris Matthews; he’s still a Dem.

Yep. Normally Stewart is a complete simpering idiot. In this episode he is a simpering idiot, but he actually is making thoughtful points. The Democrats are lost and wondering in the dark, the bill has features that threaten Senior Citizens, Americans, and particularly "white" Americans feel threatened by this bill and Obama's agenda, but so are Chinese, Mexican, Black American's threatened and they are also very vocal. This is where idiots like Stewart miss the point, but he cuts into Hillary and Bill and how amateur hour these two are behaving, and he shows Goolsbie up as a complete, clueless, and reckless buffoon.

Its almost as if the MSM were to one day actually report some of the news, rather than shill.

Stewart is obviously from the Left who are disappointed that the Obama administration is blowing it, but the fact is, he points out as a major theme of the Goolsbie interview that the Obama administration is spending us into oblivion. Name one MSM source that is standing up on the table and saying, "Wake up! We can't do this!"

28 posted on 08/13/2009 4:04:29 AM PDT by dalight
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To: theKid51

ping


29 posted on 08/13/2009 4:30:11 AM PDT by theKid51
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To: dalight

I have a dirty little secret.

John Stewart makes me laugh. Even when he is making fun of conservatives and I disagree with him completely. He makes me laugh while thinking “YOU ARE WRONG! But God you are funny.”

Bill Maher only wishes he was half of John Stewart.


30 posted on 08/13/2009 4:32:05 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: dalight

“Everybody was townhall fighting... wah wah wah wah wahhhh... and it was legislation...”

LMAO!!


31 posted on 08/13/2009 4:34:01 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: RAO1125

The ‘healthcare is a racial issue?’ guy was HILARIOUS!

“I thought Obama was post-racial”.

“Yes John, HE is post-racial, we are not. Healthcare is a racial issue like all issues are racial issues”.

Good grief, the sarcasm, LMAO!

He gets both sides pretty good here.


32 posted on 08/13/2009 4:39:39 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: dalight

I think some people take him too seriously and take Stewart’s sarcasm for praise of Obama.


33 posted on 08/13/2009 4:44:30 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: sinanju
I can’t stand to watch this crap. I shudder to think that supposed armies of Gen-Yers who supposedly get all their “news” from the Daily Show think they’re being smart and hip.

I agree with you 100%. I tell people that seem to get their main news from Stewart that I promise not to get my news from a comedian if they promise not to get their comedy from Katie Couric. Of course, it's probably not to wise to get comedy or news from either person.

34 posted on 08/13/2009 4:46:57 AM PDT by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar!)
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