Stewart, Fox Mock Sequester Panic
Get ready for the end of life as we know it: hosts
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Feb 26, 2013 6:17 AM CST
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(Newser) – It's not often that the Daily Show and Fox News are on the same page—but it seems the sequester is bringing them together. Both shows are ridiculing the current automatic-budget-cut obsession, Mediaite reports, with Jon Stewart last night donning a hazmat suit. We're "four days away from everything we know as the American way of life being destroyed," correspondent Samantha Bee warned the host, noting that the Obamas are "bucket-listing" (see the president's round of golf with Tiger Woods, and Michelle's dancing and Oscars gig).

Meanwhile, on Fox News' The Five, Greg Gutfeld held that "we’re arguing over pennies as our banks are essentially burning." Those on edge about the sequester seem to think "two-headed carnivorous cats" are on their way to "force humans underground." Perhaps even worse: "There will be a new Jim Carrey movie." Gutfeld added: "“What do you call tens of thousands of kids losing their Head Start services? A head start."

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reallybig
Feb 26, 2013 11:59 AM CST
TRUTH BE TOLD ..... Can't any of you Democrat morons, idiots, and imbeciles READ? --- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is a "Political Humor Satire BLOG" ... you do know what Jon Stewart the blogger is, don't you? Jon Stewart does the same thing a comedian does .. NOW, do you know what he does? --- Jon Stewart uses his "blog" (on the Mediate Blog) ... to deliver his political humorous satiric OPINIONS. --- (an Opinion is what?) ----------- REALLY
KeyserSoze
Feb 26, 2013 8:53 AM CST
Tens of thousands of sick children wont be able to get vaccines......... Tens of thousands of seniors wont be getting their "meals on wheels"....... Jon says, "feed the sick children to the elderly".......brilliant!!! HAHAHAHA
Drewzy
Feb 26, 2013 8:08 AM CST
Stewart again proves why he remains one of the most respected journalists. Un-biased and insightful.