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Jon Stewart destroys Sam Brownback over LGBTQ discrimination

He also slams Alabama for bigoted response to same-sex marriage


Sarah Gray
February 12, 2015 7:48PM (UTC)

On Tuesday night, Jon Stewart announced that sometime in the future he would be leaving "The Daily Show." Naturally, the Internet responded en masse -- some had a lot of feelings, others picked Stewart's replacement, some waxed nostalgic about how much they'd miss him. By Wednesday night's show the response had Stewart wondering "did I die?"

There was of course a show last night, despite Stewart's news and the hectic atmosphere. And the show ripped into two states whose politicians/judges are rolling back progress made with LGBTQ rights: Kansas and Alabama. Watch below:

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Sarah Gray

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

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