The fake news show host took Jeff Zucker’s cable news network to the journalistic woodshed last night over their persistent use of the question “is that a good thing or a bad thing?” From politics to the Jody Arias trial to the economy and seemingly everything in-between, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart called CNN out on grindingly reducing complex topics to a very simple equation. “The beautiful thing about Good/Bad is that, like beige, it goes with everything in an equally unsatisfying manner,” Stewart said. Amidst the critique, Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer got special mention from Stewart for an interview where he was trying to get Rep. Michelle Bachman “to dumb it down” on healthcare reform. Seriously. Check out the segment here:
Deadline's Dominic Patten - tip him here.