Jon Stewart Rips Fox News For Mimicking GOP Talking Points

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The economy’s gradual but continued improvement is good news for pretty much everybody. “Unless you work for a media organization whose job it is to make sure Obama doesn’t get re-elected,” Jon Stewart said Tuesday.Despite the improving jobs numbers, Fox News isn’t yet congratulating President Obama on the recovery. In fact, Stewart noticed the pundits on Fox News echo talking points distributed by the Republican National Committee: the national debt, unemployment and rising gas prices.

“Fox News, rooting for America to fail since November 2008,” Stewart said.

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