"I guess the reason conservatives hate it when liberals play the victim card is that it distracts from the real victims: conservatives." –Jon Stewart
"I had no idea that life for conservatives was so difficult in this country. Tell me a little bit, if you would, about the bad people holding your kind back." –Jon Stewart
[Video overlay] Sean Hannity saying iberals are "so vicious, so mean, and so cruel, and I don't hear this coming from conservatives about liberals."
Jon Stewart: "You don't? That is, if I may say, some of the most free-range, organically grown disingenuous, ideologically marinated, un-self-awareness I've ever seen in the wild."
"Is it so wrong we want pundits vetted? I want to get my news from news people, not random people with an AOL account." –Jon Stewart on Twitter pundits
"The 'debate' we've been having? Is that what that noise out of Washington has been? It sounded like an elephant seal trying to f**k a truck." –Jon Stewart, on the debt ceiling "debate"
"Did the president just quit? Seriously, you’re the president. You’re asking us to call Congress? ... I actually feel bad for the president. He interrupted 'The Bachelorette' to be like, 'Could you call your congressman? I can’t talk to these people.'" –Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart on John Boehner accusing President Obama of the largest spending binge in American history: "Which came on the heels of an almost absurdly reckless decade, unfunded wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, an unfunded trillion dollar Medicare prescription bill, and tax cuts for the wealthy that are the largest single policy contributor to our deficit; in fact, I myself voted for all of these…ahem, back to my original point!"
"The world’s saddest tangerine." –Jon Stewart on John Boehner
"I'm not saying this Congress is bad at its job. I'm just saying that this Congress is equivalent to a skunk with its head in a jar of Skippy peanut butter." –Jon Stewart
"My question to Congress, and, I think, a question many Americans may be sharing as of tonight, is this: do you want out of this relationship so bad, but don't have the balls to leave, so you've all decided to act like such giant a**holes you force us to break up with you? Because if so, just get the f**k out." –Jon Stewart
"I gotta say, of all my issues with Michele Bachmann's brain, migraines are not even in the top 20." –Jon Stewart
[a tip of the hat to Daniel Kurtzman and Comedy Central]