I kind of think Maher and Olbermann spanked Stewart on this one. Nevertheless, here’s Stewarts funny response:
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I don’t subscribe to the notion that MSNBC and Fox News are equivalent. Fox News doesn’t even pretend to be a proper News Network and is a full on propaganda arm of the GOP. MSNBC doesn’t tow any particular line and it’s commentators have been overtly critical of Democrats. This isn’t to say MSNBC is innocent in any of this – it has its part to play in dumbing down the national dialogue and acting as an echo chamber for its own political leanings, but it isn’t Fox News, not by a mile.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.