Stewart Slaps Back at Fox's Racism Charge

Daily Show host: No, really, I do offensive voices all the time
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2011 9:51 AM CDT

(Newser) – Fox News seems to thinks Jon Stewart is a racist, and Stewart's hitting right back. Last week, and again on Monday, Herman Cain said Stewart had attacked him “because I happen to be a black conservative,” decrying the “Amos and Andy” voice Stewart used when making fun of him. Many anchors picked up the accusation and ran with it. In a post on, spotted by Mediaite, Bernie Goldberg complained that if Rush Limbaugh had attacked a black liberal that way, he’d be lambasted as a racist.

“So is Jon Stewart a racist?” Goldberg asks. “Yes! Absolutely! And I will say that over and over again, every chance I get—even though I don’t believe it.” Stewart responded to all this last night with a massive clip reel of all the offensive and/or silly voices he’s done. “If my ridicule of silly things using bizarre caricatured voices has given Fox what appears to be several days of very strong programming…your cup’s about to runneth over mother(bleep)ers!” he declared. Click for more on the ongoing feud between Stewart and Fox.

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