A former Cairo heart surgeon has become a sensation in Egypt for his Daily Show-like satirical internet program. Bassem Youssef credits Jon Stewart as one of his heros. Thursday night, Youssef appeared on the program.
Television satirist Bassem Youssef has allegedly insulted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on his TV show. On his program, Youssef was seen sweet-talking and hugging a red furry pillow carrying President Morsi's image, while mocking his speech style.