Tag: THE DAILY SHOW

Jon Stewart Celebrates The Passage Of The 9/11 First Responders Bill In An Emotional Address

“I’m hopeful that today begins the process of being able to heal without the burden of having to advocate.” Jon Stewart delivers remarks after the Senate overwhelmingly passes a bill making 9/11 victims compensation fund permanent. https://t.co/rgfGnjlzid pic.twitter.com/pNOACD29gi — ABC News (@ABC) July 23, 2019 On Tuesday, after weeks of an occasionally vitriolic back-and-forth between […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Asks ‘What Happened To Lindsey Graham?’ By Dredging Up Some Old Footage Of Him Trashing Trump

Getty Image Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) may now be one of President Donald Trump’s biggest enablers — behind only, say, Mitch McConnell — but it hasn’t always been that way. In fact, in case you’ve forgotten, during the 2016 presidential primaries, Graham was an outspoken detractor of the former Celebrity Apprentice host, and he did […]

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Jon Stewart Calls Out Rand Paul Over His ‘Outrageous’ Decision To Block The 9/11 First Responders Bill

[embedded content] Share This Video On Wednesday, Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) objected to what would have been the unanimous passage of a bill to approve long-term funding for 9/11 first responders’ health care. The ongoing efforts have been spearheaded by former The Daily Show host Jon Stewart for several years now, […]

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Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?

We know from past social psychology research that television shows can and do have an impact on voter attitudes. Research conducted in 2005 by Matthew Baum and another study conducted in 2010 (Parkin, 2010) demonstrated that “when presidential candidates appear on televised comedy shows, they are able to have an unusual impact on otherwise disengaged […]

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