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Jon Stewart to media on ACORN: “Where the hell were you?”
Hot Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 16, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY

Posted on 09/16/2009 11:05:45 AM PDT by RobinMasters

Kudos to Jon Stewart, who doesn’t sugar-coat the embarrassment at all — to the apparent delight of his audience, who get kudos of their own. How can the national news media ignore the many allegations of corruption at ACORN, which gets millions of dollars in federal funding, and allow a couple of independents with $3,000 and a bad wardrobe scoop them on the undercover story of the year? It’s easy when newsrooms are more concerned with political direction than truth. Stick around to the end, when Stewart zings Michelle Malkin haters:

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: acorn; coi; democratcorruption; enemedia; hannahgiles; hotair; jonstewart; liberalmedia; mediabias; msm; obamedia; partisanmedia
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1 posted on 09/16/2009 11:05:45 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; traderrob6; OL Hickory; socialismisinsidious; trlambsr; Altera; ...

Ping.


2 posted on 09/16/2009 11:06:12 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters; All

Stewart Skewers ACORN, Blasts Media for Getting Scooped

http://www.thefoxnation.com/acorn/2009/09/16/stewart-skewers-acorn-blasts-media-getting-scooped


3 posted on 09/16/2009 11:06:26 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

bttt


4 posted on 09/16/2009 11:07:11 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: RobinMasters

Don’t blame the DNC media. They were on their knees with their mouths full. Not polite to talk with your mouth full.


5 posted on 09/16/2009 11:07:48 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: RobinMasters

Glad to hear that Jon Stewart is a little disappointed in the MSM.


6 posted on 09/16/2009 11:08:00 AM PDT by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: RobinMasters

That’s what gets me about this -

who DIDN’T know that ACORN was a raqueteering corrupt organization before these vids came out?

They’re just NOW getting on it because they appear to be (what they are) complicit.


7 posted on 09/16/2009 11:08:19 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Islander7

Horrible mental image!

Geez. (but true)


8 posted on 09/16/2009 11:09:18 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: RobinMasters

I saw this earlier and bust out with a full on laugh when he said “ARE YOU F***ING KIDDING ME!?”


9 posted on 09/16/2009 11:09:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

ACORN CEO announcing no new applications, inservice training, independent auditor....


10 posted on 09/16/2009 11:09:24 AM PDT by Portnoy (Visit me at www.thehipposass.com)
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To: RobinMasters

Hey, Jon, ya think the Old Media might be misleading you in other ways?


11 posted on 09/16/2009 11:10:44 AM PDT by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: Portnoy
Why Rearrange the Deck Chairs when the bow of the ship is already underwater?
12 posted on 09/16/2009 11:10:44 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: cripplecreek

It was very well done. In 6 minutes, he captured the whole thing—child prostitution and tax fraud. Kudos to him and his writers and editors.


13 posted on 09/16/2009 11:11:26 AM PDT by eureka! (Turn the Tea Party into our own ACORN when voting time comes. GOTV.)
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To: RobinMasters

“I’m a fake journalist and I’m embarrassed!”


14 posted on 09/16/2009 11:13:31 AM PDT by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: RobinMasters

The media is still tied up full time with the latest breaking news from Levi Johnston.

Is this the same media that sent dozens of reporters to Wasilla, Alaska to look for dirt on a political candidate where no accusations of wrongdoing were ever charged?

This story writes itself. It has sexual degradation, sexual abuse of minors, illegal importation of children for sex trades, tax fraud, money laundering and on and on. What it is missing of course is a Republican, and the story is therefore useless.


15 posted on 09/16/2009 11:15:01 AM PDT by nj patriot (Gore is beyond help.... Snakes in the head.)
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To: RobinMasters

Love it!


16 posted on 09/16/2009 11:15:53 AM PDT by fujimoh
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To: Islander7

LOL


17 posted on 09/16/2009 11:17:21 AM PDT by fujimoh
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To: MrB

I think the reasons it is taking so long for MSM to event report one word on this includes: 1. being scooped, 2. getting something of a believable lie as to why it had not been covered, and best answer 3. covering for Obama.


18 posted on 09/16/2009 11:18:54 AM PDT by fujimoh
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To: RobinMasters

Funny.


19 posted on 09/16/2009 11:19:42 AM PDT by Jane Austen (Boycott the Philadelphia Eagles!)
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To: RobinMasters

Obama *IS* ACORN.

I think more stuff will come out showing the close ties. It is the elephant sitting in the room that no one is talking about.


20 posted on 09/16/2009 11:20:51 AM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs & Glenn Beck- American Heroes! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: Liz; AuntB

Must see this ;-)

Stewart Skewers ACORN, Blasts Media for Getting Scooped

http://www.thefoxnation.com/acorn/2009/09/16/stewart-skewers-acorn-blasts-media-getting-scooped


21 posted on 09/16/2009 11:23:02 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: fujimoh
I think the reasons it is taking so long for MSM to event report one word on this includes: 1. being scooped, 2. getting something of a believable lie as to why it had not been covered, and best answer 3. covering for Obama.
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Probably a little of all three

22 posted on 09/16/2009 11:23:33 AM PDT by rasl04 (Reagan/Goldwater 2012)
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To: scripter

ping...


23 posted on 09/16/2009 11:24:28 AM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: ROTB

Daily Show Ping! Even the “fake journalist” (as he calls himself) is embarrassed for the presstitutes!


24 posted on 09/16/2009 11:25:06 AM PDT by rom (Israel got Saul before they got David. Where's our David?)
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To: Portnoy
ACORN CEO announcing no new applications, inservice training, independent auditor....

The ACORN CEO should not be allowed to choose the auditor. But it doesn't matter, this bunch should be defunded of all taxpayer dollars immediately. These steps are nothing more than an effort to take the heat off. They will continue their law-breaking ways because that is who they are.

25 posted on 09/16/2009 11:25:33 AM PDT by Major Matt Mason (The DemocRat Party is no longer an American political party.)
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To: RobinMasters
What does it say when John Stewart covers a story before Katie, Brian, and Charlie?
26 posted on 09/16/2009 11:27:27 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: RobinMasters

My son-in-law doesn’t believe it if Stewart doesn’t have it...I posted this on Facebook where he’ll be sure to see it! He voted for Obama, but has since changed his mind.


27 posted on 09/16/2009 11:31:19 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Obama, the cow patty version of Midas. Everything he says is bull, everything he touches is crap.)
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To: RobinMasters

If it had been useful to damage Republicans, it would be 24/7 coverage as such previous scandals were reported. As it implicates Democrats alone, it will continue to be ignored.

What needs to happen is Republicans need to mention it during their television appearances, and during their campaigns.


28 posted on 09/16/2009 11:32:11 AM PDT by Dragonspirit (Always remember President Token won only by defecting on his CFR pledge.)
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To: RobinMasters

If Jon is on it, the tired old media will get on it too. He calls them out great.


29 posted on 09/16/2009 11:33:10 AM PDT by joinedafterattack
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To: Red in Blue PA
Why Rearrange the Deck Chairs when the bow of the ship is already underwater?

Never heard this one. I love it.

30 posted on 09/16/2009 11:34:57 AM PDT by Jackknife (Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth, and boils his water with his rage)
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To: bamahead

bfl


31 posted on 09/16/2009 11:37:18 AM PDT by bamahead (Avoid self-righteousness like the devil- nothing is so self-blinding. -- B.H. Liddell Hart)
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To: Jackknife

You must be new. “Rearrange the deck chair” lines are plentiful on FR, especially when it comes to the media.


32 posted on 09/16/2009 11:37:43 AM PDT by Terpfen (FR is being Alinskied. Remember, you only take flak when you're over the target.)
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To: RobinMasters

33 posted on 09/16/2009 11:38:52 AM PDT by bamahead (Avoid self-righteousness like the devil- nothing is so self-blinding. -- B.H. Liddell Hart)
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To: eureka!
In 6 minutes, he captured the whole thing...

Yep, very well done. I'll send this to my non news-hound friends instead.

I have to admit, I am surprised that a major lefty like Jon Stewart would talk about this without making apologies for everyone.

34 posted on 09/16/2009 11:40:01 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: RobinMasters

The Serena Williams and Kanye West stories are much bigger.....


35 posted on 09/16/2009 11:42:08 AM PDT by wolf24
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To: Major Matt Mason

GOP needs to publicly turn up the heat on Eric Holder to demand a full-scale investigation by the United States Justice Dept. He will only be shamed into investigating when the public demands it.


36 posted on 09/16/2009 11:45:39 AM PDT by mwl8787
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To: RobinMasters

Well, it’s good to know that there is something the left can do that Jon doesn’t approve of.


37 posted on 09/16/2009 11:49:36 AM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Islander7

BTTT
Even Stewart’s stomach turns.


38 posted on 09/16/2009 11:50:17 AM PDT by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: mwl8787
 
 
Bigtime - as in oxy-acetylene hot.
 
 

39 posted on 09/16/2009 11:52:59 AM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: RobinMasters

Is Jon Stewart feeling well? When idd he get to be an honest guy?


40 posted on 09/16/2009 11:59:18 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: RobinMasters

Charles Gibson had not heard of the Acorn story, much less reported on it.


41 posted on 09/16/2009 12:04:10 PM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

>>I have to admit, I am surprised that a major lefty like Jon Stewart would talk about this without making apologies for everyone.<<

I think Stewart has figured out where the next comedy gold mine is located. So far, he’s just in the ACORN vein and is already finding 24 carat material. The OBAMA vein is a lot bigger, but he’s got to get a little more equipment to mine it...extra hard hats, hazmet suit, bigger legal team, sufficient self-defense weapons, etc., but once those are in place he should be ready to go. And when the others see the response to him the 2010 Comedy Gold Rush will be on.

This could be a really, really, really big deal. As Alinsky said, ridicule is a potent weapon, and we all know there’s plenty about this administration deserving of ridicule. (Maybe Jon watched the 9/12 march on DC and said to himself, “Hmmm....that’s one hell of a lot of people...”)


42 posted on 09/16/2009 12:08:39 PM PDT by Norseman
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To: RobinMasters
It's just another nail in the coffin. I was talking yesterday with one of my associates who is on the liberal side and he didn't understand why I had such disdain for the media. He did understand when I made clear how the press has totally abdicated it's self-proclaimed role as “watchdog”, or a “check on government”. They are so in the tank for Odip$hit and the ‘Rats that they aren't so much watchdogs as lapdogs, and they no longer “check” government so much as support and enable it.
43 posted on 09/16/2009 12:09:39 PM PDT by chimera
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To: RobinMasters

Thanks for the ping. This is hillarious!


44 posted on 09/16/2009 12:16:04 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: RobinMasters

Definately nice job by Stewart


45 posted on 09/16/2009 12:26:53 PM PDT by eak3
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To: Norseman

And there is no administration previous that would react in a worse way TO ridicule, not even Clinton.

Clinton was a sociopath with narcissistic tendencies.
0bama is a fullblown narcissist.


46 posted on 09/16/2009 12:28:33 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Terpfen
You must be new. “Rearrange the deck chair” lines are plentiful on FR, especially when it comes to the media.

Not new. 6 years here. I just have never seen it.

You could have just said 'thanks'.

47 posted on 09/16/2009 12:28:38 PM PDT by Jackknife (Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth, and boils his water with his rage)
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To: RobinMasters

I think there is actually hope for John.


48 posted on 09/16/2009 12:29:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Oops, Jon.


49 posted on 09/16/2009 12:29:52 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RobinMasters

stewart is still a giant douche bag. even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while.


50 posted on 09/16/2009 12:30:46 PM PDT by philsfan24
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