Jon Stewart on Fox News' apology: "What did they say that was so much wronger than usual?"

"I'll be damned! It's the rare foxes contritus of legend"

By Sarah Gray

Published January 21, 2015 2:47PM (EST)

 Jon Stewart     (Comedy Central)
Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Last night Jon Stewart was shocked by the apology issued by Fox News. The network made a series of unconfirmed "no-go zone" comments (unsupported claims about the Muslim community in Europe) and later several shows issued corrections.

"I'll be damned," the "Daily Show" host said on Tuesday night. "It's the rare foxes contritus of legend."

Stewart then went on to further examine the irrational fear of Sharia law. Aasif Mandvi reports:


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