August 27, 2014

We've been writing about the outrageous behavior Fox News has been showing ever since the tragic Michael Brown shooting and the subsequent outrage of the residents of Ferguson. Coming back from some downtime, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show picked up on all their madness and put it into the proper perspective as only the CC team can do.

First up was Bill O'Reilly, who cancelled his vacation over his faux outrage over the way the media has been covering the story instead of the actual shooting itself.

O'Reilly: I am furious about how the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is being reported and how various people are reacting to it.

Stewart: Yes! That is the outrage.

He then went on to show various clips from many other Fox News pundits who were enraged not by the actual story itself, but they way it was attacking the police officer involved in the shooting.

Stewart: Yes, to cover the actual facts of the case really does color the way we look at it.

Then another wingnut cried out on Fox, "why aren't we covering black-on-black crime?

Stewart: Yes why all the interest in holding police officers to a higher standard than gangs?

As usual Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton were Fox News' race baiting pinatas, but Stewart easily debunked the phony claims against them. He then made Hannity look like a fool over some of his remarks.

"You really do have no f*cking idea, do you?" he said. "If only Michael Brown, instead of holding his hands over his head, had reached down to his waist and lifted up his shirt to show the gun he did not actually have, well, this whole tragedy could have been avoided."

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