Jon Stewart Mocks Barney Frank's Retirement Coverage On Fox News (VIDEO)
After nearly three decades of serving Massachusetts' 4th congressional district, Democratic U.S. Representative Barney Frank announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election in 2012. On Tuesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart bid farewell to him the only way he knows how: with clips of absurd reactions from the GOP.
Somehow finding a way to show that embarrassing Charlie Rangel picture one more time, Stewart first covered Frank's cited reason for retirement, that district restructuring in his state would make running too difficult.
After having a laugh at the idea that Frank would quit because he'd have to win over new constituents, Stewart moved on to the good stuff: GOP and Fox News pundits including Newt Gingrich, Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly and more commenting on his departure in a less-than-respectful way.
Interesting enough, Stewart wondered why exactly conservatives were happy at the idea of losing Frank. After all, he's the perfect avatar of everything they hate:
"Gay, Jewish, 'Taxachusetts,' arrogant, condescending liberal -- he's your everything bagel!"
Watch the full segment above.