It was a race among cable news organizations Thursday to be the first to announce the Supreme Court's ruling on President Obama's health care law.
But CNN and Fox News got a little ahead of themselves, reporting that the court had found the law's individual mandate unconstitutional when in fact it upheld the legislation.
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The flub was no doubt embarrassing for both organizations, but one gleeful observer of all the counter-factual carnage was Jon Stewart.
"The Daily Show" host kicked off Thursday's show by joyfully skewering the over-eager cable news channels.
"It was a moment of great drama and, like many of our greatest dramas, a work of complete fiction,” Stewart joked.
He noted that Fox News was quick to correct its error, but CNN, Stewart said, "...went seven full minutes of unconstitutional mandate hyperventilation."
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