Jon Stewart On Ebola Paranoia And Quarantine Madness

Ebola Virus

Jon Stewart laid in last night on the political panic over Ebola and the quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey, and it was about as good as you’d expect.

Here’s Part One:

And here’s Part Two:

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. al-Ameda says:

    Dead on (pun definitely intended).
    De facto, he does a better job of reporting the Ebola Debacle than does the scared-to-death establishment cable and network media.

  2. Pinky says:

    Jon Stewart. I’d rather watch Reince and Debbie – less partisan, better chance of hearing something candid and insightful.

  3. Pinky says:

    OK, raise your hand if you’ve ever said, or ever heard anyone say, “I saw something really surprising on Jon Stewart last night”.

  4. Neil Hudelson says:

    *Raises hand*

  5. LaMont says:


    I get more insight from this satire than I get from Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC combined.

  6. Tillman says:

    @Pinky: Starting to think you’ve never actually seen an episode of The Daily Show.