Jon Stewart Weighs In On Glenn Beck’s George Soros Exposé

Early last week, Glenn Beck devoted an episode of his show to revealing some “scary” “secrets” about George Soros that included revelations such as, the name Soros? Not the one Jorge was born with, which was “George Schwartz.” And the bombs didn’t stop there. Beck also informed his audience that Soros started the Quantum fund “to attack currencies across the world,” that “he’s waged a war against capitalism,” and that his next target? “Is us. America.” Points were made and dots were connected. Last night Jon Stewart soaked it all in and you know what? He thinks Beck might be right.

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55 Responses to “Jon Stewart Weighs In On Glenn Beck’s George Soros Exposé”

  1. Risk Manager says:

    Glenn Beck’s version was more entertaining. After all, using puppets is how we get through the risk committee at AIG.

    -Guy who thinks using puppets is the best way to explain complex issues

  2. trojan says:

    hey you should use those puppets to explain quantitative easing!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Finger puppets or full hand?

  4. Crazy Crazy Crazy says:


  5. Anyone who doesn’t think that Bess’ journalistic instincts are razor sharp, look above and find your necessary proof.

    – Guy who thinks she left out a third type.

  6. Anonymous says:

    scary, soros spelled backwards is soros…yikes!

  7. Anonymous says:

    Cue the loonies in 3… 2… 1…

  8. Gross says:

    Gross Bess, nobody fingers a puppet. Unless of course you’re explaining to the special victims unit what a certain friend of Jimmy Cayne’s did to you after his massage.

  9. Not a Republican says:

    Jon Stewart is a smug moron.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Perma: pls step back away from the keyboard. If you type it, they will come and I haven’t fully recovered from the last Last BofB onslaught.

  11. Anonymous says:

    pmco: Perhaps I have a sick sense of humour but I thought that whole thing was rather funny.

    • Anonymous says:

      I too laughed for a while and then I was puzzled by WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE were posting their “thoughts” on DB and HOW THEY FOUND US and then it scared me. You know how delicate I am Perma…I’m just not up for it again.

  12. Apathetic says:

    The only thing funnier than Glenn Beck’s fear and paranoia of liberals is Jon Stewart’s fear and paranoia of conservatives

  13. Guy who spells shit backwards says:

    I know!! Racecar spelled backwards is racecar.

    soros is racecar, racecar is soros..omfg

  14. Guy With Chancroid says:

    He also rubs his chanroid on your children while he throws his aids on you

  15. Rho2Gamma says:

  16. Pinnochio says:

    I know – I’m feeling left out!

  17. Guest says:

    It’s actually kind of entertaining to watch Beck followers (read: america’s retardeds) and Stewart’s hipster tree huggers unite against wall street fatcats.

    It’s gonna be all fun and games till they find out Stewart’s real name is Leibowitz…

  18. Guest says:

    It’s actually kind of entertaining to watch Beck followers (read: america’s retardeds) and Stewart’s hipster tree huggers unite against wall street fatcats.

    It’s gonna be all fun and games till they find out Stewart’s real name is Leibowitz…

  19. LastBastionOfTrannies says:

    FATCATS, BANKSTERS, WALL ST GOLDSTERS! I seduce myself in a candle lit bathtub blasting Wilson Phillips hits shouting these things

  20. Deep Throat says:

    If you take soros’ name GSOROS and add the exact amount of money Soros owns 13,251,222,257 (13 25 12 22 25 7) in the alphabet you get, that’s right: TRANNY… ‘nough said

  21. Guest says:

    too scared to click…

  22. Anonymous says:

    Of course– you’re just a gentle, shy, delicate creature– like a flower…

  23. Curious says:

    What are you up for?

  24. Anonymous says:

    Thx Perma. And you are a gentleman and a scholar. xoxo

    Gal who will call EPIC FAIL if any of you other ass clowns post something about Venus Fly Traps or Cactii.

  25. NakedShort says:

    I cant wait for my in laws to get me another Glen Beck book for Xmas.

  26. Rho2Gamma says:

  27. Guest says:

    I go elbow deep.

  28. Rho2Gamma says:

    Do you have a wobbly table?

  29. Hellooooo frisco! says:

    Did Jon Stewart throw in that his real name is Jon Liebowitz? Prolly not….

  30. Guest says:

    I like a lover with a slow hand.

    -Conway Twitty

  31. Moosefister says:

    Full hand, obviously

  32. Guest says:

    Big deal.

    -Otto Lowol
    Penscabobalettinoquiinctturallcat, Maine

  33. Guest says:

    Moron backwards is “norom”.

    -Tea Party Quant

  34. Guest says:

    I’m Frank Lymon from Amherst, Jawn’s fiancé. Actually, we’re engaged to be engaged.

  35. Anonymous says:

    Anything you want Curious. Meet me at Minetta tonight at 9pm with roses, chocolates, diamond earrings and $5k in cash and your wish is my command.

  36. Mega Fail Declarator says:

    Wow. Mega Fail.

  37. El Guesto Grande says:

    And he would feel compelled to do that . . . why?

  38. JoeB says:

    Beck is funnier than Stewart

  39. PorkSword says:

    It’s actually sad to me when an audience laughs at this mockery of Beck when the person doing the mocking has done nothing to disprove or discredit Beck. They merely paint him as crazy through soundbites. The sad part is that America would largely rather be entertained by an idiot like Stewart than bother with the facts of what is happening to our country. The fact is that Soros is funding a dozen groups with millions of dollars each that are aimed at socializing our country, largely through collapsing our economy.

    Think about it like this: How’s “Middle America” feeling these days? And, do you really think they feel like this because of Glen Beck?

  40. Slater says:

    This is wall street, we dont care about middle america

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