Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Daily Show's Jon Stewart Tears Into Protesters of Migrant Children Shelters

Posted By on Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:01 AM

As only he can, Jon Stewart points out the hypocrisy of those on the far right demonstrating in front of buses of Central American migrant children and our elected officials pontificating on the floors of Congress—completely missing the basic principles on which this country was founded. In last night's segment, "America's Immigration Crisis: Kids Edition," Stewart nails it right here:

Why would you not come to a place that great? In fact, it's why all of our ancestors came to this country, and were themselves originally unwelcome. Because that's the story of America. From Ben Franklin's worry that Germans were ruining Pennsylvania, to our 19th century 60-year ban on the Chinese immigrants who had just finished building our rail system, to our very real and justifiable concerns about the Irish, and their insatiable "applying for jobs".

dailyshow1.jpg

We can't wait for tonight to see how Stewart and Stephen Colbert tear apart bus-chasing AZ Rep. Adam Kwasman and his embarrassing rant on YMCA campers he thought were migrant children.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

Staff Pick

Happy Meower Cat Adoption

Come enjoy one of 30+ craft beers on tap while you pick out your next cat for… More

@ Arizona Beer House Tue., Dec. 13, 6-9 p.m. 150 S Kolb Road

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. The Weekly List: 23 Things To Do In The Next 10 Days (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Help This Guy Find His Father's Lost Telescope (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Quick Bites: A Healthy Kind of Bar (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Nine Questions: DJQ (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation