The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
A Brief History of Torture
Season 14 • 04/23/2009
Barack Obama won't prosecute for torture, but at the same time, no one is above the law.
The Stockholm Syndrome Pt. 2The Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
The Swedes simply will not apologize to Wyatt Cenac for socialism.
Intro - DreadThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Jon hasn't read Philip Alcabes' book, nor does he have the most rudimentary understanding of his field.
Torture Memo - Balzheimers DiseaseThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Dick Cheney and Karl Rove suffer from an illness that gives them the balls to attack the Obama administration.
Moment of Zen - Personally Attack ObamaThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Dick Cheney does not endorse personal attacks on Barack Obama.
Philip AlcabesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Philip Alcabes identifies cultural fear as the result of anxieties about our comfortable, modern lifestyle.
Moment of Zen - Don't Get StungThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
A Fox News correspondent doesn't want to get stung.
A Brief History of Torture - Take Your Child to Work DayThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Samantha Bee describes brutal interrogation techniques in front of her renamed son, Track.
Sh#t That's Never Gonna Happen - Spanking Ban & Global CurrencyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
The UN will never enforce a spanking ban, and America will never adopt a one-world currency.
Richard BeemanThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Richard Beeman discusses the founding fathers' disagreements and compromises in the composition of the Constitution.
A Brief History of TortureThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Barack Obama vowed to look forward regarding prosecution for past torture, but he may have peeked over his shoulder.
Mistakes on a PlaneThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
No one thought to warn Mayor Bloomberg that Air Force One would be flying low near Ground Zero.
Christine LagardeThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde passionately advocates for world cooperation to relieve the global economic crisis.
Moment of Zen - The Swine Flu ShotThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
The US Public Health Service warns of swine flu in 1976.
The Last 100 DaysThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Are Obama's first 100 days actually our last 100 days? Jason Jones and John Oliver debate the swine flu pandemic.
Intro - French Finance MinisterThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
The French finance minister, Christine Lagarde, is here.
Snoutbreak '09 - The Last 100 DaysThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Swine flu claims 149 lives in Mexico so far, ranking it last on the list of things that can kill you in Mexico.
Intro - Foundation of DemocraciesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
It's the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, not the attic or living room.
How to Judge a Guy in 100 DaysThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Principle plays no part in Arlen Specter's decision to switch parties, and the media observes Obama's first 100 days with mindless overkill.
Cliff MayThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS14
Cliff May is anti-torture, but outlines circumstances in which he believes it is justified.
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