Stewart on Fox News’s ‘Latte Salute’ Coverage: ‘F*ck You and Your False Patriotism’


Hey, Jon has said it all ….. “The Way We War” & “The Latte Salute” …. SMH!!

The Fifth Column

Mediaite

The Daily Show‘s Jon Stewart on Thursday knocked the news media’s coverage of President Barack Obama and his now-infamous “latte salute,” taking particular aim at Fox News.

On Tuesday, Obama exited Marine One in New York, NY, hot drink in hand. He greeted the two Marines at the steps of the aircraft by saluting with his right hand, which, incidentally, was also carrying the cup.

“Are we surprised?” Republican strategist Karl Rove said on Fox News about the salute. “After all, we’ve got a chai-swillin’, golf-playin’, basketball trash-talkin’, leadin’-from-behind, I-got-no-strategy, Osama-bin-Laden-is-dead, GM-is-alive, community-organizin’ commander-in-chief.”

Eric Bolling, also on Fox News, said the salute was disrespectful toward the U.S. military.

“Fuck you and your false patriotism,” Daily Show host Jon Stewart said of the coverage, noting that Bolling had also made a joke about women in the military (which Bolling has apologized for).

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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