Jon Stewart Points Out the Hypocrisy of Sarah Palin's Dr. Laura Defense

Matt Cherette · 08/24/10 10:23PM

Tonight, Jon Stewart tackled Dr. Laura Schlessinger's reprehensible, racist comments (listen here). Specifically, Stewart called out Sarah Palin for blindly/stupidly/hypocritically defending Schlessinger's vitriol when she'd called for Rahm Emanuel's firing last year for essentially the same thing. Video inside.

Dr. Laura: I Have a Black Friend! And a Gay One, Too!

Max Read · 08/20/10 01:43AM

Conservative radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger recently announced she was giving up her hosting gig, thanks to "activists" who objected to a show where she used the N-word over and over. Little did they know: She has a black friend.

Sarah Palin Doesn't Understand the First Amendment

Max Read · 08/19/10 01:09AM

Did you know that the First Amendment gives every American the right to a nationally-syndicated radio show? I sure didn't! But I learned that it's true on Wednesday, when former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin told me.

Dr. Laura Apologizes for Shocking, N-Word Filled Radio Rant

Matt Cherette · 08/12/10 06:32PM

Yesterday, Dr. Laura Schlessinger shocked her radio show audience when she argued with a black woman about racism and—among other things—said the word "nigger" six times. Today, Schlessinger apologized for her incredibly offensive rant. Audio and transcripts, inside.