The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Season 17 • 06/07/2012
The media debates what is and what isn't fair game in a presidential election.
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Wisconsin voters are divided on the benefits of Scott Walker's recall election.
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"Prometheus" star Michael Fassbender swaps acting school stories with Jon, and introduces the "Prometheus" finger.
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Barack Obama orders another Al Qaeda hit in Pakistan, and Fox News likens the EPA's aerial drones to the military's Hellfire missile carriers.
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Samantha Bee reports that normally mild-mannered Wisconsinites, incensed by the failed effort to recall Governor Scott Walker, are showing symptoms of douche fever.
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Protests in Wisconsin continue, despite final election results showing Scott Walker is still governor.
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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker survives a recall election, and the news networks embrace their sides of the winning and losing campaigns.
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In New York, a proposed bill would levy a harsher monetary penalty for selling 16 ounces of soda than it would for carrying 25 grams of pot.
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Joe Scarborough takes issue with elitist implications in a New York Times spread providing construction details of Mitt Romney's La Jolla home.
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In his book, "Unintended Consequences," Edward Conard argues that rising income inequality in the United States isn't necessarily a bad thing.
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Senator Chuck Grassley's speech is interrupted on the Senate floor.
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While the fairness of political tactics exists almost purely in the realm of the subjective, the news media has timeworn methods to adjudicate these matters.
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Boris Johnson, author of "Johnson's Life of London," gives a mayor's perspective on Michael Bloomberg's large soft drink ban in New York City.
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Larry Wilmore breaks down the lack of diversity in Mitt Romney's campaign ad and explains the course of "white flight" from Obama 2008 to Obama 2012.
Moment of Zen - Gaffe WisdomThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Ryan Lizza reports on the all-or-nothing nature of the gaffe.
Democalypse 2012 - The Science of GaffeThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Barack Obama commits a gaffe by saying the private sector is doing fine, and Mitt Romney responds with a gaffe concerning teachers and firefighters.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves his young daughter at a pub, which, according to John Oliver, is a hallowed rite of passage in England.
Guantanamo Baywatch - Taxpayer's DimeThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Gitmo the puppet detainee shares all of the perks he enjoys on the U.S. taxpayer's dime while a guest at the Guantanamo Bay military prison.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott's voter purge aims to clear registration rolls of non-citizens, that large demographic that lives in fear of deportation, yet insists on voting.
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Jenna Bush asks her grandfather George H.W. Bush the hard questions.
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In his book, "It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership," Colin Powell highlights 13 things people can do to become a four-star general or Secretary of State.
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