Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart slams President Obama for increasing troop levels in Iraq

"I think this is all sounding a little bullsh*t"


Sarah Gray
November 11, 2014 7:14PM (UTC)

Monday night on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart took aim at President Obama's recent decision to increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq, to aid in the fight against ISIS. Stewart slowly peeled away the Pentagon's "spin" that these troops are advisers, "adviser enablers," and training partners -- not boots on the ground.

"I think this is all sounding a little bullshit," Stewart remarked.

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"The more out of your way you go to call these 'not boots on the ground,' the more we're going to think that these are boots on the ground," Stewart continued. "So now we're going to have 3,000 troops in Iraq again." Watch the clip below via Comedy Central:


Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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