CBS Fawns Over 'Special' Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show;' 'Cultural Event'

November 22nd, 2016 2:53 PM
On Tuesday, CBS This Morning went gaga over liberal comedian Jon Stewart's and the 17 years of his Daily Show. Charlie Rose gushed that "it became, for all of us, a, kind of, cultural event — more than a show." He later added, "There was nothing quite like him. A lot of people did it very well....But Jon had a special place." Rose, along with Gayle King and Norah O…

Stewart Calls Out Liberals: Stop Smearing All Trump Voters as Bigots

November 17th, 2016 12:10 PM
Jon Stewart may have surprised people on Thursday as he called out fellow liberals and demanded they stop trashing all Trump voters as a bunch of bigots. CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose apparently expected the ex-Daily Show host to blast the new president-elect. Rose wondered if Stewart’s reaction to Trump is “fear.” 

NYT TV Critic Dances Around Why Larry Wilmore's Unfunny Show Failed

August 20th, 2016 6:57 PM
New York Times liberal TV critic Mike Hale found every excuse for the cancellation of left-wing comic Larry Wilmore’s Comedy Central show save the obvious one. The headline flattered the failed TV host: “A Characteristically Low-Key Farewell for a Cerebral Host.” One would have to read all the way through, and very carefully, to get the vague hint that "The Nightly Show…

New Republic: ‘Smug Liberals’ Right About GOP’s Racist Messaging

August 20th, 2016 12:18 AM
This past Monday in TNR, Eric Kleefeld had a message for self-satisfied liberals: Don’t apologize for your smugness. Own it. Why not? You’ve “been right all along” about Donald Trump’s candidacy. Kleefeld wrote that “Republican voters this year behaved exactly as the smuggest liberal would’ve predicted, supporting a race-baiting pseudo-strongman who is…

Stewart: Wilmore’s Axed Show Did Resonate; ‘It Started a Conversation'

August 19th, 2016 1:32 PM
Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a cameo appearance on Thursday night’s finale of The Nightly Show to wish Larry Wilmore the best before cancellation and informed him that he shouldn’t “confuse cancellation with failure” because his fellow far-left comedian actually did resonate for having “started a conversation that was not on television when you began…

Professor: Both Hillary and Republicans Run ‘Hysteria’-Based Campaigns

June 26th, 2016 4:47 PM
Penn State prof Sophia McClennen, a Bernie Sanders backer, really dislikes Hillary Clinton. “We are literally watching the Clinton campaign drain any claim to nuance, critical thinking, reasoned logic, and attention to facts from the Democratic party,” alleged McClennen in a recent screed for Salon. “The fact that Clinton is now the favorite of many on the right...should be…

Press Loves Stewart's 'Man-Baby' Trump Tag, Downplay His Hillary Hits

May 13th, 2016 12:02 PM
In an appearance at the University of Chicago on Monday, Jon Stewart, as NewsBusters' Scott Whitlock noted the next day, mocked those who think highly of this country's ideals and history, and particularly GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and his supporters, when he asked, "When was American great?" In that interview with former Obama presidential campaign chief David Axelrod, the…

CNN’s Carol Costello: ‘Screw You, Jon Stewart!’

May 12th, 2016 5:21 PM
On Thursday, TVNewser reported on CNN host Carol Costello telling SiriusXM radio host Dean Obeidallah how she really felt about former Daily Show host Jon Stewart and his routine mocking of her network: “I’ll just be honest with you – it did bug me....It’s easy to cherry-pick, and then you slam somebody. Sometimes we deserve it, and sometimes we don’t..."

Sneering Jon Stewart Mocks: ‘When Was America Great?'

May 10th, 2016 5:00 PM
A sneering Jon Stewart on Monday wondered, “When was America great?” The former Daily Show host appeared with David Axelrod at the University of Chicago and mocked conservatives. Connecting Donald Trump to the right, the comedian lectured, “He makes sense if you view it through the prism of talk radio.... Republicans, conservatives love America. They just hate, like, 50…

NYT: Media Has a 'Where Is Superman?' Longing for Jon Stewart, Colbert

May 3rd, 2016 6:10 AM
New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg likes how Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore “keeps it 100" (percent honest). So he declared in Monday’s newspaper that Wilmore and his fellow Comedy Central host Trevor Noah aren’t up the task of satirizing the 2016 campaign. In a story on Stephen Colbert revamping his Late Show on CBS, Rutenberg lamented there is a “Where…

Watch Larry Wilmore Mock 'Fake News' Host Brian Williams

October 24th, 2015 3:55 PM
At the top of his Comedy Central program The Nightly Show on Thursday, host Larry Wilmore brought up the New York Mets advancing to the World Series and had some fun with the news at the expense of his viewers, former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, and disgraced ex-NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. 

Patrick Stewart Praises ‘Intellectually Clever’ Jon Stewart, Maddow

August 24th, 2015 11:26 AM
Veteran actor Patrick Stewart, who spoke with CNN’s Brian Stelter for Sunday's Reliable Sources to promote his new show Blunt Talk, described how he prepared for his role as a nightly cable news host by watching liberal anchors Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow. After he spent time with both hosts, Stewart explained, he “learned very quickly how clever people are who work on…

NBC and CBS Hype Push to Have Jon Stewart Moderate 2016 Debate

August 21st, 2015 12:44 PM
Just two weeks after the broadcast networks mourned “cultural icon” Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show, Friday’s NBC Today and CBS This Morning touted an online petition on the liberal website urging the Commission on Presidential Debates to select the left-wing comedian as a 2016 debate moderator.

Notable Quotables: CNN Lobbies on Behalf of Planned Parenthood

August 17th, 2015 9:06 AM
This week, with the nation’s largest abortion provider under fire for allegedly selling baby body parts for profit, CNN’s on-air hosts lecture Republicans on the need to maintain the flow of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood. “You shouldn’t rush to defund,” CNN’s Chris Cuomo told one GOP congesswoman. And, Bloomberg’s John Heilemann and Mark Halperin…