Stewart: What the hell is going on in Britain?

"The Daily Show" offers its take on the London riots or the "hoodie blitz"


Salon Staff
August 10, 2011 3:11PM (UTC)

Jon Stewart on Tuesday night offered some brief thoughts on the recent rioting in London.

"Please tell me The Clash is reunited and are shooting a new album cover," he said, looking at images of the burning city.

As well as dinging British Prime Minister David Cameron's response -- namely returning from vacation after three days of riots -- Stewart noted a particularly British element of the street action:

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"Here's what you've gotta love about anarchy in the U.K. -- even their looters queue up."

Watch the clip below:


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