March 4, 2014

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart went after the taking heads over at Faux "news" for one of their favorite hobbies over there -- shaming the poors and attacking food stamp recipients -- and in particular their apparent obsession with poor people being allowed to eat seafood.

Stewart: Why the Hell Is Fox News So Obsessed with Poor People Eating Seafood?!:

Stewart mocked Fox sharing all sorts of claims about food stamp abuse by suggesting they change their slogan to “we read the chain mails your grandma gets in her inbox out loud like they were true.” He noticed how Fox News rolls its eyes at everything poor people buy with food stamps, including seafood. It got so weirdly specific about seafood that Stewart cried, “What’s with the fucking fish?!”

But at least Fox News believes teaching a man to fish is a great life lesson, so in theory “they don’t mind poor peple eating seafood, as long as poor people catch the seafood themselves.” Except that someone used food stamps to buy bait to go fishing and Fox groaned.

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