Stewart slams the media's Palin email frenzy

"Every negative inference that Sarah Palin has ever made about the 'lamestream media' was on full display"

Published June 14, 2011 12:55PM (EDT)

On Monday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart took the news media to task for its (in his mind) over-the-top coverage of last Friday's Sarah Palin email release, asking: "Where did [Sarah Palin] get this grossly inflated sense of her own importance, like we're hanging on every word she's ever said or written? ... Oh, right. She got that idea because we are."

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By Emma Mustich

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