WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Has Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” turned on President Obama?
During a segment last week titled “Democalypse 2012: Cash of the Titans,” host Jon Stewart took the president to task for hosting numerous fundraisers.
“President Obama attended six separate fundraisers just in the Northeast corridor. It would’ve been seven, but that would be a bit much, don’t you think?” Stewart said. “He’s the president. He does need some downtime to plan tomorrow’s fundraisers.”
The president has hosted 160 fundraisers so far, double the number President Bush hosted his entire first term, according to CBS News.
Celebrity heavyweights have been by Obama’s side during recent events. Academy Award winning actor George Clooney hosted one at his Los Angeles home that netted $15 million for the campaign. Last week, Obama raised $2 million during a fundraising dinner at the New York City home of Sarah Jessica Parker, which was…
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