Jon Stewart roasts Secret Service: White House would be better off with "Home Alone" boobytraps

"So basically to protect himself, Obama has 'Home Alone'd' the White House?"

By Sarah Gray
October 2, 2014 6:00PM (UTC)
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Stewart and Jordan Klepper (screenshot/"The Daily Show")

On Wednesday night's "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart looked into security at the White House, and what he and senior White House correspondent, Jordan Klepper, found was straight out of a 1990s Christmas movie classic.

"So basically to protect himself, Obama has "Home Alone'd" the White House?" Stewart asked.


"It stopped the Wet Bandits, didn't it?" a frazzled feather-coated Klepper countered.

"No it didn't stop the Wet Bandits," Stewart exclaimed. "What stopped them was a lonely man with a snow shovel, and a heart of gold."

After debating the merits of "Home Alone" security, Klepper reveals that another intruder breached the White House. Watch below to find out who:


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