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"The Daily Show" managed to fit 50 Fox News lies into one remarkable 6-second video

Fox News pundits said Jon Stewart was dishonest. So he made this Vine to throw the argument back in their faces


Colin Gorenstein
February 26, 2015 9:41PM (UTC)

Jon Stewart's days on "The Daily Show" are numbered, which means he's making every last day count and doubling down on Fox News.

On Wednesday's "Daily Show" Stewart slammed the Fox News team for their hypocrisy surrounding claims that he was "dishonest" and "had no foothold in the facts."

The host, who conveniently has been stockpiling all of Fox News' dumbest lies since 1999, challenged the network to a "lie-off" to throw the argument back in their faces. Stewart ran a 6-second Vine containing 50 instances spanning his career in which the news channel fed the people blatant lies.

Here are a few of those lies included:

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  1. "Colorado voters are allowed to print ballots at home and give to collectors." -- October 21, 2014
  2. "'No good data' for deaths from secondhand smoke." - Dec 4 2014
  3. "U.S. troops have never been under formal control of another nation." - March 23, 2011
  4. "Texas Board of Ed may eliminate textbook references to xmas constitution." - March 10, 2010
  5. "Obamacare is 'government-run health insurance.'" - November 12, 2009
  6. "People will go to jail if they don't buy health insurance." - October 3, 2009
  7. "Some doctors say ebola can be transmitted through the air by sneeze or cough." - October 19, 2014
  8. "Obama offered to pay for muslim culture museum."- October 5, 2013
  9. "Poverty rate unchanged since 1960s even though we've spent trillions to address it." - July 26, 2011
  10. "Obama administration manipulated illegal immigrant deportation figures." - July 1, 2014

You can find the other 40 in the Vine below: (Tap the screen to pause for lies.)


Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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