Must-see morning clip: Sochi is a nightmare!

Jon Stewart mocks the "uncompleted and unsafe facilities" at the 2014 Winter Olympics


Prachi Gupta
February 11, 2014 7:09PM (UTC)

Between bizarre on-the-ground reports from journalists in Sochi and Russia's anti-gay laws, the 2014 Winter Games have successfully lured Jon Stewart away from his usual domestic target, Fox News. On Monday night, Stewart remarked on just a few of the "many stories of Sochi's uncompleted and unsafe facilities," mocking the disastrous handling of a world-class event.

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But when he went to Russia, "Daily Show" correspondent Jason Jones learned that Moscow, at least, is not so so different from America (... still pretty different, though):


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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