Stewart to IRS: You Proved Wingnuts Right
Host loses his cool over Tea Party targeting
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted May 14, 2013 6:24 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A furious Jon Stewart gave the Obama administration a piece of his mind last night, Mediaite reports. Just as he was discussing the groundless nature of the right's Benghazi accusations, the Daily Show played a clip describing the IRS Tea Party-targeting scandal, prompting the host to explode in a flurry of profanity. As for the agency's apology, Stewart scoffs: "I didn't realize apologies were sufficient in IRS-related issues."

He added: "Congratulations, Barack Obama. Conspiracy theorists, who generally can survive in anaerobic environments, have just had an algae bloom dropped on their f---ing heads ... This has in one seismic moment shifted the burden of proof from the tin-foil-behatted to the government." The host then relented, noting that "this storm will pass"—right before getting news of the Justice Department's reported AP snooping.

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heyyouyou
May 14, 2013 2:42 PM CDT
I just realize that Jon with a bad attitude will never ever be a Tonight Show Host for anyone. Too bad Jon.
Fatquah
May 14, 2013 1:25 PM CDT
And proves that Jon is a water-carrying, Obamabot, lie perpetuating, hate-spewing scumbag. Oh...and still a PROVEN lying moron! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0Qw_hs6rXo
clmsman
May 14, 2013 10:28 AM CDT
Wingnuts: people who believe in the Constitution, limited government and liberty Wingnuts. I guess in the authoritarian world that liberals want to impose on everyone I guess the definition is accurate! Jon Stewart aka John Liebowtiz is funny about 5% on the time the rest of it is moron humor.