The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 13 Episode 70

Richard A. Clarke

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Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM May 29, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Tonight, former Chief Counter-Terrorism Adviser on the US National Security Council and author of Your Government Failed You: Breaking the Cycle of National Security Disasters, Richard Clarke.

Jon begins the show with a look at Obama's doctor who declared that he's in excellent health.

Next, President Bush visits the US Air Force Academy to give the graduation speech and pose for pictures with the graduates.

Also, Republicans disapprove of the new GI Bill in a segment called "C*A*S*H". The bills will pay soldiers who have put in three years to attend any public university in their state that they wish to attend.

Finally, Samantha Bee talks about the recent "Sex and the City" premiere.moreless

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      • The caption, "C*A*S*H," written in khaki-green letters, is a reference to M*A*S*H, a TV show about a US Army medical unit serving in the Korean War. It aired from 1972-1983.

      • Jon Stewart: (about Barack Obama's health) What is he, Achilles? He's got a little problem with his heel, that's all we could find.

        In Greek mythology, Achilles was a hero of the Trojan War. His mother tried to make him immortal by dipping him in the river Styx, but his heel didn't get wet, so it was his only unprotected part. He died when he was shot in the heel with an arrow. This is also where the expression "Achilles heel" comes from.

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