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Jon Stewart compares Congress unfavorably to herpes

Stewart blasts Congress for being 95 percent incumbents, and for having a 14 percent approval rating

Sarah Gray
January 7, 2015 7:34PM (UTC)

The 114th Congress was sworn in on Tuesday, and Jon Stewart was far from impressed. The "Daily Show" host blasted Congress for heading back to work on a Tuesday, having a 14 percent approval rating, and being 95 percent incumbents.

"Herpes, it's like Congress on your dick," Stewart joked.


Stewart also took aim at the new Republican leadership in the Senate -- especially new Environment and Public Works chairman, Senator Inhofe, who believes global warming is a hoax. Watch below:

Sarah Gray

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

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