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Jon Stewart examines the death of the American Twinkie


Prachi Gupta
November 28, 2012 7:17PM (UTC)

"What could have destroyed this beloved American diabetes dispensary?" asks Jon Stewart, regarding the shuttering of Twinkie maker Hostess. Was it the unions? American moms? CEOs? Newt Gingrich? Jon Stewart takes a hard look at the death of the Twinkie and how America's future generations will "get by" without it.

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Prachi Gupta

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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