By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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The Obama administration found itself facing a series of scandals and it was revealed that the federal government gave witness protection to terrorists. On the international stage, the Russians sent more than a dozen warships to aid the Assad regime in Syria. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times.
President Obama is taking heat from all sides, including late-night satirist Jon Stewart.
Funny man David Letterman wants to be an ambassador. Seriously. He particularly would like to be the U.S. envoy to Canada.
A Cairo court turned down on Saturday a lawsuit filed by an Islamist lawyer demanding that a popular Egyptian satirist's TV show be banned for allegedly insulting the president and containing excessive sexual innuendo.
A senior State Department official raised concern Monday that "freedom of expression is being stifled" in Egypt, where recent days saw authorities detain and question a popular television comedian on charges of insulting Islam and the nation's former Muslim Brotherhood president.
A popular television satirist known as Egypt's Jon Stewart was released on bail Sunday after nearly five hours of interrogation over allegations that he broke the law by insulting Islam and the president.
Egypt's official news agency says state prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for a popular TV satirist for allegedly insulting Islam and the country's president.
Even liberal-leaning Daily Show host Jon Stewart gave Sen. Rand Paul praise for filibustering in a quest for answers on drones.
You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
Be it concert or charity auction, Bruce Springsteen can bring any event to a crescendo.
Comedy commentator and Daily Show host Jon Stewart has come down hard on the White House's recent refusal to deal with questions from media and Congress regarding the administration's policy on killing Americans with drones.
Sirius XM Radio and Comedy Central are teaming up to create a new channel on the satellite radio service devoted to showcasing the television network's stable of stand-up comics.
Jon Stewart is hosting the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen.
Jon Stewart will host the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen next month.
Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation on Tuesday against a popular television satirist for allegedly insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.
That's "the way it's meant to be used," Mr. Stewart said.
"How about a $20 trillion coin?" said Mr. Stewart on Thursday's "Daily Show" on Comedy Central. "Or, maybe do one of these -- I was digging through the White House couch cushions and Eisenhower must have left one of these $100 quillion bills laying around."