Assume The Physician: Jon Stewart Rips Fox's 'Medical A-Team'


As The Daily Show's Jon Stewart discussed, with the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act, you can hardly turn on the television these days without seeing one of these "medical experts" providing "guidance" on the ins and outs of the new law, but one group of so-called "experts" didn't seem to have the same agenda as the others -- the "Medical A-Team" from Fox "news."

I can't think of a more deserving bunch to let have it.

STEWART: But I guess medical advice really isn't the focus of Fox's medical experts. They serve a much more important purpose -- to agree with Fox "news" talking points. For example, say the president wants everyone to have insurance. Who better to say that's a bad idea than a doctor? [...]

But these doctors don't just take on Obamacare. Their medical expertise carries over to any Fox talking point.

After taking apart know-nothing wingnut and Fox's latest hire, Dr. Ben Carson, Stewart continued:

STEWART: My point is this. These guys seem less like doctors and more like the shady expert witnesses paid by the defense to say that bullet hole exit wound was "I don't know, maybe that's a third nipple. I don't know." I mean these guys, I'm not a doctor, but these doctors seem pretty crazy. You know, they need help.

What Fox really needs is an in house psychiatrist.

Cue Dr. Keith Ablow warning that children are going to "turn transgender" from watching Chaz Bono.

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