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Fox & Friends Attacks Jon Stewart For Making A Lot Of Money

Once again the clowns over at Fox show us that understanding nuance isn't exactly their strong point: Fox & Friends Wages Class Warfare On Jon Stewart: You know how Fox News yells “class warfare” the moment someone talks about income
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Once again the clowns over at Fox show us that understanding nuance isn't exactly their strong point: Fox & Friends Wages Class Warfare On Jon Stewart:

You know how Fox News yells “class warfare” the moment someone talks about income disparity? Apparently, it’s OK to complain about someone else’s wealth when it’s Jon Stewart earning the big bucks. Fox & Friends, along with the Daily Caller’s Jamie Weinstein, thought it was big proof of Stewart’s hypocrisy to sneer about Stewart’s earnings and the news that he’s supposedly “on track” to being worth more than Mitt Romney. Of course, they missed Stewart’s main point, which is not that Romney is rich, per se, but that his favor-the-wealthy policies are self-serving while Stewart supports ones that are not.

They picked a week when Stewart is on vacation and won't be able to respond to them for some time. They were complaining about what Stewart pays his staff when I doubt any of them have a clue what he pays them and they made a ridiculous statement about Stewart lending some of his wealth to "poor, struggling" Steve Carell or Stephen Colbert. Last I checked, one of them had a successful movie career and the other has his own show right after Stewart, so I have no idea why they would think either of them are broke or need Stewart to give them money, but I would imagine they don't either.

I think Tucker Carlson still just wants to get even with Jon Stewart for making a fool out of him on Crossfire years ago if his Daily Caller doesn't have anything better than this to attack him for.

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