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Jon Stewart on Ferguson


There are times when he is stunning in how right he gets it.  Embedded in this short piece on Talkingpointsmemo.com is the video of Jon Stewart’s segment on Ferguson from the other night.  He absolutely nails it in so many ways it’s ridiculous.  Watch it and discuss amongst yourselves.

 

 

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7 responses to “Jon Stewart on Ferguson

  1. Pamela Beckford August 27, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Thank you for sharing that clip (I don’t watch tv so I would never have seen it otherwise). As the grandmother of a bi-racial five year old in a big city (Cleveland), I’m terrified how he is growing up and will be treated. I worry that the odds of him encountering some of these injustices are so high. Jon Stewart was absolutely right on when he said “imagine living this every day.”

  2. Amy Reese August 27, 2014 at 7:26 pm

    I love Jon Stewart. I haven’t watched much of the media about the Ferguson situation, because it was too hard to do it. Sometimes, I can’t believe it’s still happening. We haven’t got very far at all with race relations. It feels like Rodney King all over again

  3. sknicholls August 27, 2014 at 9:09 pm

    Jon Stewart rocks! Having lived in the South all my life I will say we have come miles, but we still still aren’t there. Trouble is, we never will be. There will always be oppression, poverty and ignorance.

    • kingmidget August 28, 2014 at 6:44 am

      There will always be, which means there’s always more room for being open-minded and tolerant. The story he tells at the end about the Daily Show team that went into a building for an interview is just incredible.

  4. JunkChuck August 31, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    Thanks for posting this.

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