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Stewart: Criticism of Common shows lack of reading comprehension
Stewart: Criticism of Common shows lack of reading comprehension

A couple days ago, I pointed out on this blog that rapper Common isn't the monster some Republicans are making him out to be. In fact, he has lyrics that many conservatives could agree with, such as those that make the case for a pro-life world view.  Jon Stewart waded in to the contrived controversy last night on "The Daily Show," pointing out the lack of reading comprehension and hypocrisy on the part of those criticizing the Obama administration's invitation of the rapper to the White House.  Much of the criticism of Common stems from a 2007 spoken word poem in which conservatives allege the rapper encourages the shooting of police. In actuality, the poem...

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