Jon Stewart freaks out over Libyan bombings

"You can't simultaneously fire teachers and Tomahawk missiles"

By Adam Clark Estes
Published March 22, 2011 11:23AM (EDT)

After a weeklong hiatus, Jon Stewart seemed stunned at how much the world had unravelled in just a week. A natural disaster of historical proportions struck in Japan. The United States bombed Libya on the anniversary of the Iraq War. Knut died.

Despite the stray scream or two, the Daily Show host managed to hold it together fairly well:

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