Must-see morning clip: Fox News physicians are "shady expert witnesses," says Jon Stewart

The doctors on Fox News only serve to agree with the network's talking points


Prachi Gupta
November 13, 2013 7:22PM (UTC)

On Tuesday night, Jon Stewart took a closer look at Fox News' A-team of medical experts, frequent visitors to Fox's home atop Bullsh*t Mountain. "Medical advice isn't really the focus of Fox News' experts," says Stewart, to no one's surprise. "They serve a much more important purpose -- to agree with Fox News talking points. For example, say the president wants everyone to have insurance? Who better to say that's a bad idea than a doctor?" (Yes, this happened.)

"These guys seem less like doctors, and more like the shady expert witnesses paid by the defense to say that's a bullet hole/exit wound/I don't know, maybe that's a third nipple," concluded Stewart.

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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