Jon Stewart's Donald Trump addiction rages on: "I'm going through withdrawal — I need me some Donald"

Stewart proved Wednesday night that he is incapable of talking about anything other than Trumpinator 2016

By Colin Gorenstein
June 18, 2015 8:46PM (UTC)
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Unless T.P.P. stands for "Trump Presidential Project," Jon Stewart isn't really that interested.

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Stewart attempted to dig into the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 30-chapter document intended to ease trade restrictions among the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations, but quickly burnt out on the subject.

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"I'm sorry, this is boring the shit out of me," he said. "I'm going through withdrawal — I need me some Donald."

The sparkle in "The Daily Show host's" eyes returned as he remembered the gift bestowed upon him from the Comedy Gods just days earlier: Trumpinator 2016.

"The point is this," Stewart began, attempting to tie together the loose ends of the previous TPP segment, "...Our legislative system is complex, and we need a leader who can cut through the bureaucracy and get stuff done. Luckily, I happen to know a guy."

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Cut to: Footage of Trump, "the greatest jobs president that God ever created."

Watch the clip courtesy of Comedy Central below:


Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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