Must-see morning clip: Chipotle asks that you please not hunt and kill your burritos

Jon Stewart explains why an open display of assault rifles might be unsettling to other customers

Prachi Gupta
May 21, 2014 5:11PM (UTC)

Over the weekend, a group of Open Carry members demonstrated their right to carry firearms into a Dallas Chipotle. Predictably, this made a lot of people uncomfortable. In response, Chipotle politely asked its customers to please not do that. If anyone is angry about Chipotle's stance, Jon Stewart explains:

"We all know that the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. But here's the problem with open carrying of assault rifles: no one else in that Chipotle knows you're a good guy. They just know you have a gun! And here's the thing: even if you put your gun up and go, 'Don't worry everybody, we're good guys!' that's the type of thing a clever bad guy might say."

Certainly, bad news for Americans who like to "hunt and kill their own burritos."


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

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