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Stewart Rips Into Fox News for Its Crusade Against Obama's So-Called "Godless" Turkey-Day Address

 
 
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Back from the holiday break, Jon Stewart's job was made easy when a number of conservatives, many appearing on Fox News, started getting twisted about Obama supposedly leaving a specific reference to God out of his videotaped Thanksgiving address. First of al, as Stewart noted, the President did mention God in his written address: "he did mention it in Thanksgiving address--just not the one on YouTube."

Plus, Stewart bemoaned the conservatives turning Thanksgiving into a polarizing holiday, complaining "it was the only thing we Reform Jews had left!" and celebrating its secular, non-religious, relaxed natre. "Thanksgiving was a bunch of pagans teaching religious zealous how to farm," he noted, and as a parade of pundits declared their allegiance to Jesus for Thanksgiving he asked, "when did Fox become the 700 Club?"

Watch the segment below.

 

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Bonus: Stephen Colbert has his own take on the non-scandalin his "tip of the hat, wag of the finger" segment below, which also takes on Mitt Romeny's doctoring Obama's words and a yoga company endorsing Ayn Rand.

 

 

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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at November 29, 2011, 4:05am

 
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