Jon Stewart Nails Cheney In An Outright Lie. This is from the June 21, 2004 program. Stewart: “Mr. Vice President, I have to inform you: You're pants are on fire.” Cheney said he never stated that it was “pretty well confirmed” that meetings had taken place between Saddam's Officials and Al Queda members. The Daily Show dug up the Meet the Press coverage from December 9, 2001 that proves otherwise. As a blogger and “traditional” journalist, I always hesitate to throw the word “lie” around unless I can validate my statement. How wonderful that we live in an age where I can present my case and back it… [On Lisa Rein's Radar]
this is just a small lie, the big lies are the ones that support it.