If you guessed that the Daily Show would have some fun last night with the hilarious and riveting Murdoch/News of the World hearings that took place in the British Parliament with its “vowel-shaped furniture” yesterday, well you win a cookie, I guess — but it didn’t take a genius to figure out that arguably the biggest thorn in Fox News’ side would spend a considerable about of time lampooning the guy who heads its parent corporation.
Yes, in an 8-minute thrashing titled “Horrible Bosses” on the show’s website, Stewart ran down yesterday’s events hitting all the high points, from Rupert Murdoch’s bumbling old man-isms to the ridiculous Jonnie Marbles incident — which, the more I think about it, seems like it could have staged to elicit sympathy — and then spent a little over four minutes taking Fox News to the woodshed for its journalistic hypocrisy in the whole affair. It was kinda great.
I want more like this!
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