North America 24 July 2013 Watch: the Daily Show's John Oliver on the royal baby "I think it was around the time of the 48th cannon blast that you realise 'Oh, now I get it - in response to the royal birth, the news has gone on maternity leave'." Print HTML John Oliver, standing in for regular Daily Show host Jon Stewart over the summer, laid into the coverage of the royal birth. He highlighted particularly the way CNN interviewed a British woman - unconnected to the royals in any way - who was about to give birth herself. Although his comments about the Queen (that her face is now “a saggy mixture of boredom and contempt” might cause him problems at passport control next time he tries to visit the UK). Enjoy: › Morning Call: pick of the papers From only £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles Margaret Atwood on how an inspired polymath resurrected Native America’s epics The last British Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer will be released When should you start caring about the US presidential election?