President Obama argues for military intervention in Syria and Wolf Blitzer tries averting World War III. (04:34)
Every time “The Daily Show’s” Jon Stewart satirizes cable news, he risks over-fishing this deep sea. Yet who can blame him for taking out some choice airtime to skewer CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
Blitzer asked President Obama to look into the camera and address Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad, telling Obama: “You’re being seen right now on CNN and CNN International, around the world, including in Damascus. What I’d like you to do, Mr. President, if you’re amenable to doing it: Look into the camera, talk directly to President Bashar al-Assad, tell him specifically what you think he must do to avert a U.S. military strike.” Obama didn’t take the bait… (By Erik Wemple, Published: September 11 at 10:20 am The Washington Post)