WATCH: Stewart Takes Down Fox's 'Spite Driven Anger Machine'
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Last night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart aired a few clips of the pre-superbowl interview between "the most powerful man in the free world and President Obama," the former being Bill O'Reilly. Shockingly, O'Reilly did not ask Obama questions about loose nukes or trade agreements, he asked about Benghazi, the IRS pseudo-scandal and the botched rollout of Obamacare. Look at that, said Stewart, "O'Reilly digging into Fox News' scandal grab bag."
O'Reilly also asked the president if Fox had been unfair to the administration. "Absolutely," Obama replied, unequivocally.
While Fox harps incessantly on about Obama trying to distract people from these pseudo-scandals that it stokes and keeps alive, Stewart came to his own startling conclusion—that it is perhaps Fox, not Obama, who is trying to distract. “Unless, of course, Fox News is attempting to distract us from noticing that, rather [than] being a news organization, they’re a spite-driven anger machine rooted in a fear that any change in the status quo will inevitably erode our nation’s traditional power structure, leading to internment camps for ‘Real ‘Muricans,’ powered by solar energy and tacos. Wait — hard-shell gay tacos.”
Later, Stewart pointed out an inconvenient little fact to the Fox crew. “You know the president doesn’t work for Fox, right?” Stewart said. “He can deviate from your script. It’s like, ‘Equal rights for gay people? That’s not your line. Your line is, Yes, Obamacare is a rear-guard assault on the American values that we hold dear. Soon, I and my Muslim overlords will control the entire caliphate."