The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Season 17 • 05/01/2012
David Barton tries dispelling what he believes are misconceptions about Thomas Jefferson.
Tarred HeelsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
John Edwards' trial begins, and North Carolina's Democratic Party chairman, David Parker, faces questions over the alleged sexual misconduct of his subordinate, Jay Parmley.
Zach WahlsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Zach Wahls, who addressed the Iowa House Judiciary Committee in opposition to a proposed amendment to ban gay marriage, discusses his book, "My Two Moms."
Game of LoansThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
President Obama and Mitt Romney agree that student loan interest rates shouldn't double, but the parties disagree on the best way to keep aid funded.
Game of Loans - Discretionary Social SpendingThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
There's an interesting, fundamental debate to be had over how to pay for government aid, and then there's the bipartisan debate actually taking place in Congress.
Gaywatch - Workplace Protections, North Carolina's Marriage Laws & Candy DivorceThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
President Obama opts for legislation over an order banning workplace discrimination, North Carolina proposes an anti-same-sex marriage amendment, and Mike & Ike break up.
Moment of Zen - Jimmy Kimmel at the White House Correspondents DinnerThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
At the White House Correspondents Dinner, Jimmy Kimmel remembers an influential high school teacher.
Back in Black - Artisanal FoodsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Lewis Black warns that, chances are, you're not eating what you think you're eating -- unless it's a hot dog, then you know you're eating pig snouts and anuses.
Moment of Zen - Obama's bin Laden Victory LapThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Suggesting President Obama's oversight, Fox News' Eric Bolling thanks the Navy SEALs, the CIA, and the Bush administration for the assassination of Osama bin Laden.
Victory LapseThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
On the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, Republicans are unaware that the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex allows people the ability to store and recall past events.
Victory Lapse - Politicizing Osama bin Laden's & Saddam Hussein's DeathsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
In a cacophony of galling forgetfulness, Republicans accuse President Obama of failing to share credit and thanks with all those involved in killing Osama bin Laden.
David BartonThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
In "The Jefferson Lies," evangelical author David Barton argues that Thomas Jefferson isn't the secularist that many historians make him out to be.
Queer Guy for the Straight IreThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Richard Grenell, an openly gay spokesperson for the Mitt Romney campaign, steps down amid pressure from the Christian right.
Intro - Newt Gingrich Suspends His CampaignThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Former Republican presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich announces the suspension of his campaign, but not the suspension of his citizenship.
Mormon, Mo' ProblemsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Some Republican evangelicals worry about what a Romney presidency would mean for the spiritual health of the United States.
Moment of Zen - Newt Gingrich Finally ConcedesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Shep Smith endures Newt Gingrich's protracted ending to his 2012 Republican presidential bid.
Tom CoburnThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Senator Tom Coburn discusses his book "The Debt Bomb" and why the debt crisis is a symptom of government inefficiency and conservatives' tax paranoia.
Peter BergenThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
"Man Hunt" author Peter Bergen shares insider details about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, and also confirms the late terrorist leader's love of reading.
Moment of Zen - Michele Bachmann Endorses Mitt RomneyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Michele Bachmann reverses her opinion regarding Mitt Romney's chances against President Obama.
Osama bin Writin'The Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
For a guy running the world's most feared terrorist network, Osama bin Laden had a lot of time to keep up his correspondence.
Chensanity - Clinton Flies to the RescueThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS17
Following the diplomatic precedent Bill Clinton set for dissidents living in dictatorships, John Oliver demonstrates the best-case Clinton rescue scenario.
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