The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 13 Episode 42

William Safire

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Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM Apr 02, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Tonight, former political columnist for The New York Times and author of Safire's Political Dictionary, William Safire. Jon begins tonight with a segment called "Indecision 2008: Monsters of Nostalgia Tour" as John McCain attempts to reintroduce himself to the public through the media blitz covering the Dems race. Jon hits the hot spots on McCain's tour of his life by first talking with Senior Biographical Commentator Jason Jones reporting live from Annapolis where McCain was a cadet in 1954. Next, Senior Personal History Correspondent Samantha Bee reports from Gettysburg where McCain gave some water to Abraham Lincoln. Finally, Senior Life-Telling Man Rob Riggle reports from a cave in France where our human ancestors, including McCain, first drew on a cave. Jon then looks at the House of Representatives who spent a day grilling some oil executives about record gas prices. Senior Petrol Correspondent John Oliver reports from a gas station about these high prices.moreless

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