Jon Stewart Takes On Terrorist Screenings for 9/11 First Responders
Stewart mixed just the right amount of outrage and mockery, calling the provision, proposed by Florida Congressman Cliff Sterns, "a piece of shit," "gratuitous and frankly dickish," and "the literal insult-to-injury amendment" before obliterating the logic of the law, too.
"Oh, you're insulting the 911 responders to weed out the flood of neighborhood passerby terrorists who got sick and waited around ten years to submit insurance claims," Stewart said with rightful disgust. Watch the full clip above.
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