Watch Jon Stewart Congratulate Fox News on Re-Taking Control of the House

Fox News host Chris Wallace appeared as the guest on last night's The Daily Show, and Jon Stewart took the opportunity to ironically congratulate Wallace and the network on their big electoral victory.

The exchange made for a good laugh, but it also highlighted the truth that Republican-backed Fox News has huge sway in advancing the GOP's conservative agenda.

"Congratulations to you," Stewart told Wallace. "You guys did it. You worked hard and you pulled it off."

"You mean the fact that we had the highest ratings and more ratings than CNN and MSNBC combined?" Wallace wondered.

"No. No. No. No. Retaking control of the House of Representatives," Stewart joked. "You did it. It's not an easy job."

"You're talking about the Republican Party and I'm talking about Fox News," Wallace said. "Two completely distinct operations."


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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at November 4, 2010, 4:24am

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