Topic: Jon Stewart
News outlets routinely treat the Ron Paul candidacy as a hopeless case, if they mention him at all among GOP presidential hopefuls. He cites fear, but bewilderment might be a more accurate reason.
08/17/2011 04:11 pm
Libertarian Ron Paul narrowly lost the Iowa straw poll to Michele Bachmann, yet has been cut out of media postmortems on the GOP's top tier. Does he deserve more coverage? Jon Stewart thinks so.
08/16/2011 06:23 pm
Glenn Beck has departed the Fox News roster: his final show for Fox aired Thursday night. Next up for the political commentator: a three-sided chalkboard and a line of clothes.
07/01/2011 03:10 pm
After referring to President Obama with a term that can't appear in a family newspaper, MSNBC commentator Mark Halperin was suspended from the network and issued a warning by Time Magazine, where he is an editor-at-large.
06/30/2011 08:41 pm
Comedian Stephen Colbert will form a 'super PAC,' which can raise gobs of money, to air political ads ahead of Election 2012. He will have to disclose donors though, the FEC said.
06/30/2011 03:49 pm
Jon Stewart and Chris Wallace traded barbs in a discussion about journalism on 'Fox News Sunday.' On Monday, the skirmish continued on 'The Daily Show.'
06/21/2011 07:19 pm
Did organizers of the Republican Leadership Conference give an Obama impersonator the hook because of racially insensitive jokes or because he was making digs at GOP candidates? Hard to say. But the RLC should have known what was coming.
06/20/2011 06:23 pm
White House economist and longtime Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee says he's returning to academia. Considering Americans' views of the slow recovery, perhaps that helps the president.
06/07/2011 04:00 pm
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
05/25/2011 04:19 pm
'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart appeared again with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly. He sounded unusually Republican, but he's not quite ready to vote for one of the GOP presidential candidates.
05/18/2011 01:44 pm