Welcome to Extremist Makeover Homeland Edition.
On last night's edition of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart skewered Fox News by playing its own, ridiculous, dangerous game.
In a segment that focused on the controversial plans to build a mosque a few blocks from Ground Zero in NYC, Stewart first aired a series of clips that showed commentators claiming they believe in freedom of religion... only to add qualifiers for why an Islamic cultural center would be terrible for America.
Dick Morris even went so far as to call it a "terrorist command center." Such a statement may be even more unfounded that Sarah Palin's lack of First Amendment comprehension.
While acknowledging it's understandable for people to feel uncomfortable with the mosque, Stewart went off on Fox News when a guest on that network pulled out a highlighted index card and went about "proving" that the man behind the Islamic center is connected to Iran.
"It's a dangerous game of guilt by association that you can play with anyone," Stewart said. "It's 'six degrees of people who don't eat bacon.'"
To prove his point, the host used his own index card and displayed similar "facts" that connect News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch to Osama Bin Laden, prompting him to ask: "Is Fox News a terrorist command center? I don't know! I just don't know."
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