Lewis Black destroys outrageous Black Friday hypocrisy on "The Daily Show"

Again corporations are more valued than people

By Sarah Gray
Published November 20, 2014 2:44PM (EST)
 Lewis Black     (Comedy Central)
Lewis Black (Comedy Central)

Comedian Lewis Black appeared on "The Daily Show" on Wednesday for his segment "Back in Black." There he railed against Black Friday and America's unbridled consumerism.

Specifically, Black highlighted that as Black Friday spills into the rest of the week, workers face longer hours and some have to work on Thanksgiving.

Fox News and one of its viewers appear to have little sympathy for the laborers who cannot spend this holiday with their families. However, there is concern for others whose holidays might be cramped by Black Friday. Watch below:


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