Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart takes on the NRA

Is the NRA an "elaborate avant-garde Joaquin Phoenix-style joke?" Stewart wondered

By Jillian Rayfield
January 17, 2013 6:55PM (UTC)
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(The Daily Show)

After the NRA released an ad attacking President Obama as an "elitist hypocrite" for using armed Secret Service agents to protect his daughters, Jon Stewart had to wonder: Is the NRA just an "elaborate avant-garde Joaquin Phoenix-style joke, or a false flag operation run by Michael Moore in an attempt to discredit responsible gun owners?"


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