Must-see morning clip: Mississippi ratifies the 13th Amendment

Jon Stewart mocks Mississippi for finally catching up to the 19th century VIDEO

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Must-see morning clip: Mississippi ratifies the 13th Amendment

Almost 150 years after the abolition of slavery, Mississippi has finally ratified the 13th Amendment, inspired by Steven Spielberg’s film, “Lincoln” “And then,” Jon Stewart jokes, “Mississippi went to see ‘Django Unchained’ and tried to take their ratification back”:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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