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New survey: 3 in 4 GOPers and Tea Partiers believe God has granted USA a special place in history and in the world.
Roger Ailes almost apologizes for calling NPR people "Nazis." Almost… NPR SVP Rehm: “We are disappointed that Mr Ailes directed his apology only to the ADL"… Keith Olbermann pounces, says to Jon Stewart, see, I told you no equivalency between the Fox loonies and MSNBCers… Will NPR’s Liasson defend her colleagues from Ailes’s claims that they are "Nazis"?
Jon Stewart, meanwhile, responds (remember, Ailes called him "crazy") with one of his epic two-part blasts at (and as) Glenn Beck. Yes, Ailes and George Soros are involved and Beck is "The Manchurian Lunatic." Here’s Part II:
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
|The Manchurian Lunatic|