Jon Stewart: Rapper Common's Appearance Was Only Controversial to Those Engaged in "Partisan Hackery," "Manufactured Outrage" (AKA Fox)

Last night, Jon Stewart took on the Common "controversy" (again), taking some satisfying jabs at Fox News. Common, "the subject of Fox News' latest exercise in fits of hissy," appeared at the White House to speak about "communities trying to overcome a culture of violence to attain a more positive future," Stewart said. "Of course, that's how people would interpret his performance. For those who huff only the heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage known as 'Foxygen'...Common's performance looked a little like this:"

(To see the awesome punchline, watch the clip below.)

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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at May 13, 2011, 3:19am

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