The Daily Show’s Deck of “Cards”

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By SteveK Comment

dailyshow_8-5.JPGThe Daily Show took on the recent media uproar over Sen. John McCain’s ad featuring Paris Hilton and Britney Spears last night, as well as Sen. Barack Obama’s comments after.

“I believe by commenting on the perceived potential subtle racial messaging in the ad, you have taken what political scientists refer to as ‘the bait,'” said host Jon Stewart. “And when you have taken the bait, the media goes fishing.”

But besides the “race card,” what else has been in the media’s deck?

Click continued to see the full segment, complete with an appearance by the race genie, since, “now that it’s been raised, it’s hard to put the genie back in the bottle”…


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