On his radio show, John Gibson accused The Daily Show host Jon Stewart of a "purposeful misunderstanding" over comments Gibson and the program's executive producer, "Angry Rich," made mocking Stewart for emotional remarks he made on his show shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Gibson criticized Stewart for "think[ing] ... that he is a sacred cow and cannot, you know, be subject to an elbow now and then."
On his August 14 radio show, Fox News' John Gibson stated that he and his show's executive producer, "Angry Rich," are "being attacked on a liberal website" -- Media Matters for America -- because "[w]e played some audio of Jon Stewart crying after 9-11." Gibson also said that Media Matters "attacked me and 'Angry Rich' for an unfortunate turn of the phrase last week," referring to the comment "Angry Rich" made that John Edwards "whored his wife's cancer as a fundraising gimmick."
On his radio show, John Gibson and his executive producer mocked Jon Stewart for emotional remarks he made shortly after 9-11. While airing a clip of Stewart's remarks, Gibson mimicked Stewart and sarcastically interjected, "Oh, God, Jon. Just tell me it's not true," and, "Oh! That's great. I'm -- God, I'm touched."
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