Jon Stewart Blasts CNN Hacks
Are the Beat Bush Blues getting you down? This should give you a lift!
Comedian Jon Stewart recently went on CNN's Crossfire show and blasted the surprised co-hosts, Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson, for their blatantly partisan regurgitation of GOP party lines:
“Here’s just what I want to tell you guys. Stop. Stop, stop, stop, stop hurting America.”Stewart is obviously an intelligent, quick-thinking man and he scored some king-hits. For example:
The two hosts didn’t know whether Stewart was kidding or not. He wasn’t.
“See, the thing is, we need your help. Right now, you’re helping the politicians and the corporations. And we’re left out there to mow our lawns.”
“Now, this is theater. It’s obvious,” Stewart smiled. “How old are you?”Here's another delightful example:
“Thirty-five,” Tucker answered.
Stewart nodded. “And you wear a bow tie... Now, listen, I’m not suggesting that you’re not a smart guy, because those are not easy to tie…But the thing is that you’re doing theater, when you should be doing debate, which would be great. It’s not honest. What you do is not honest. What you do is partisan hackery. ”
“…You know,” Stewart pointed out. “You have a responsibility to the public discourse and you fail miserably.”Beautiful. Thank you, Jon Stewart!
“You need to get a job at a journalism school, I think,” Tucker nyah-nyahed.
“You need to go to one,” Stewart shot back.
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