Must-see morning clip: Cory Booker on "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart was shocked that the Newark mayor is on Twitter

By Jillian Rayfield
December 13, 2012 6:49PM (UTC)
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During an interview with what he called "the superhero mayor of New Jersey," Jon Stewart was shocked to learn that Cory Booker regularly used Twitter.
"I can't imagine Fiorello La Guardia being like, 'I gotta go check my Facebook page. Who's that son-of-bitch who poked me?'" Stewart said.
The video lasted for three segments, during which Stewart told Booker he would "break through your veneer of optimism."
Watch part one:
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Part three:

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Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at

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