“Daily Show host Jon Stewart caught Fox Business’ Stuart Varney in a lie on Wednesday, showing footage undermining Varney’s claim that neither he nor his network were out to insult the poor.
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“How f*cking removed from reality is Fox’s perception of their own coverage on poverty? The main defender of your network’s attitude towards those in poverty is the main offender,” Stewart said “He does segments that would make Ebenezer Scrooge go, ‘Hey, take it easy, these are people we’re talking about.’”
Stewart played a montage of footage dating back to 2011 in which Varney uses phrases like “handout nation” to describe the poor, or saying they lack a “richness of spirit.” Most damningly, Varney openly says in a June 2013 clip, “I am being mean to poor people.””
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