The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Tuesday, January 31, 2006

If you can't catch the sarcastic riff on the SOTU speech...

...then be sure to watch this clip from last night's Daily Show, which was very well done.

Jon Stewart compares Oprah Winfrey's grilling of John Frey over his best-selling memoir with some typical examples of how 'journalists' treat corrupt politicians with kid gloves. As Stewart points out, Frey just spiced up a book-- the GOP regime has bankrupted the nation, lied us into war, ignored the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane season, illegally wiretapped citizens, detained people without counsel or pressing charges for years at a time, promoted torture as an acceptable method of intelligence gathering, ruined relations with a huge number of traditional allies, allowed government contractors to steal billions in taxpayer money, given us the lowest job growth rating in decades, watched as more high-level officials are indicted at any time in more than 125 years-- and fought tooth and nail for it every step of the way.

Hope I haven't ruined the comedy for you...