The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Interviews Barack Obama

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Interviews Barack Obama

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Interviews Barack Obama

Barack Obama dismisses accusations from the right and shares his optimism for November 4 with Jon Stewart.

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

Barack Obama appeared on the Daily Show Wednesday, a busy day for his campaign that included two Florida rallies and the airing of his 30-minute political commercial. Obama jokingly assured voters that he was undergoing therapy to make sure that his white half would vote democratic, and he also confronted Republican claims that his policies are part of a socialist agenda: “The evidence of this seems pretty thin…I think they found proof that when I was in kindergarten I shared some toys with my friends and that’s clearly a sign of subversive activity.”

Erica Landau

Check out more great Nation videos on our YouTube channel.

Thank you for reading The Nation

We hope you enjoyed the story you just read, just one of the many incisive, deeply-reported articles we publish daily. Now more than ever, we need fearless journalism that shifts the needle on important issues, uncovers malfeasance and corruption, and uplifts voices and perspectives that often go unheard in mainstream media.

Throughout this critical election year and a time of media austerity and renewed campus activism and rising labor organizing, independent journalism that gets to the heart of the matter is more critical than ever before. Donate right now and help us hold the powerful accountable, shine a light on issues that would otherwise be swept under the rug, and build a more just and equitable future.

For nearly 160 years, The Nation has stood for truth, justice, and moral clarity. As a reader-supported publication, we are not beholden to the whims of advertisers or a corporate owner. But it does take financial resources to report on stories that may take weeks or months to properly investigate, thoroughly edit and fact-check articles, and get our stories into the hands of readers.

Donate today and stand with us for a better future. Thank you for being a supporter of independent journalism.

Ad Policy
x