CNN screwed up their coverage of the Boston Marathon investigation so, so badly yesterday that they were forced to actually read, on air, a statment from the FBI that essentially said, "What the f*ck are you guys doing?" For a brief stretch of time, the network—led by political analyst John King—touted the "exclusive" that authorities had a "dark-skinned male" suspect in custody. They did not.
After acknowledging that CNN has many things the Daily Show doesn't—namely the ability to put reporters on the ground and deliver news from areas all over the world—Jon Stewart tore into the network's incompetence shown yesterday, calling CNN the "human centipede" of news, complete with talking heads that crap down each others' mouths. Yeesh. Take a look:
Also, Ricky Gervais was the guest last night. If you're a fan, he was at his combative, ambrasive best: