Comedy Central television hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert criticized the media at their “Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear” in Washington, blaming the press and politicians for creating a political atmosphere dominated by extremist rhetoric.
The U.S. embassy in Cairo is reviewing its social media policy after briefly shutting its Twitter Inc. account, following Egyptian complaints about a post regarding comedian Jon Stewart’s criticism of President Mohamed Mursi.
In the right corner, Glenn Beck , the emcee of a “Restoring Honor” rally in September that he claims attracted 500,000 Tea Party supporters to Washington. In the left, Jon Stewart , the faux anchorman who plans to host a “Rally to Restore Sanity” in the capital this month.
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef said his popular political satire show won’t return to Egyptian television screens, amid a crackdown on media as former army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi prepares to take over the presidency.