Racist or Not Racist?

  • Aired:  11/13/13
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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele help Jessica Williams, Jason Jones and Aasif Mandvi adjudicate race-sensitive issues of the day. (4:12)

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Jon: WELCOME TO THE DAILY

SHOW, MY NAME IS JONSTEWART.

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

OUR GUESTS TONIGHTWE'RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS

FROM THE HILARIOUSTELEVISION PROGRAM KEY AND

PEELE, WE HAVE PEELE AND KEYON THE SHOW TONIGHT.

>> Jon: LUCKY BASTARDS, MAN,THOSE DUDES ARE FUNNY.

IF YOU ARE ANYTHING LIKE ME,YOU CAN'T DIGEST MILK

BUT ALSO-- (LAUGHTER)

YOU WATCH A LOT OFTELEVISION NEWS.

AND IF YOU DO YOU MIGHT HAVENOTICED THE QUESTION THAT IS

INCREASINGLY ON THE MEDIA'SMIND.

>> WAS THIS RACIST?

AN ALABAMA SORORITY ACCUSEDOF REJECTING A CANDIDATE

BECAUSE SHE'S BLACK.

>> TO SMEAR AN ENTIRESEGMENT OF THE POPULATION,

ARE THEY RACIST?

>> RACE, IS RACE AN ISSUEHERE?

>> WAS RACE A FACTOR?

>> ARE YOU RACIST?

>> AM I A RACIST?

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: NEVER ASK A QUESTION

YOU DON'T KNOW THE ANSWERTO.

(LAUGHTER)THE MEDIA THEY ARE JUST

ASKING THEY DON'T KNOW.

EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING,THEY ARE JUST PASSENGERS ON

THIS CRAZY BUS CALLED NEWS.

(LAUGHTER)>> FEAR NOT, FOR TONIGHT WE

SETTLE THESE VEXINGQUESTIONS WITH OUR BRAND-NEW

SEGMENT, RACIST OR NOTRACIST?

JESSICA WILLIAMS, JASON JONES,AASIF MANDVI VERY.

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUTTHIS SEGMENT.

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL SEGMENT, ABIG SEGMENT.

>> OKAY, WELL, FIRST OF ALLTHAT IS ONE WEAK SEGMENT

TITLE.

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: YOU HAVE A BETTER

TITLE.

>> YEAH, OF COURSE I DO.

>> Jon: OKAY.

>> WELCOME TO STRAIGHTTRIPPIN OR WE COOL.

>> Jon: ISN'T THAT TITLERACIST.

>> OH, YES, DEFINITELY, BUTNOT IF I SAY IT.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT, LET'S GOON TO OUR FIRST STORY IF WE

CAN WE WILL START THIS IS ANEASY ONE IF YOU WANT, EASY

ONE.

>> HALLOWEEN IS OVER BUT ITSCONTROVERSY SURROUNDING A

COSTUME IS CONTINUING AFTERA BOY DRESSED AS A MEMBER OF

THE KU KLUX KLAN.

>> Jon: OKAY, REMEMBER WE'RESTARTING SLOW.

PANEL WHAT DO YOU THINKRACIST.

>> I WANT TO SAY ADORABLE.

(LAUGHTER)>> THAT IS RACIST, JON.

>> WHAT ARE YOU GUYSTALKING ABOUT.

HE LOOKS LIKE A POINTYGHOST.

>> WHAT?

>> OKAY, FINE, RACIST BUTADORABLE RACIST.

>> ALL RIGHT.

WE'RE GOING MOVE ON TO THESTORY, SLIGHTLY MORE

DIFFICULT.

THIS IS DIFFICULT.

>> WHITE REPUBLICAN FROMTEXAS CAME UP WITH AN

UNORTHODOX STRATEGY TOAPPEAL TO A MOSTLY BLACK

DEMOCRATIC VOTINGDISTRICT HE JUST SIMPLY

IMPLIED THAT HE WAS BLACK ASWELL.

>> Jon: WHITE REPUBLICAN,BLACK VOTING DISTRICT.

SAID HE WAS BLACK-- IMPLIEDHE WAS BLACK RACIST, NOT

RACIST?

>> I'M GOING TO NEED ALITTLE BIT MORE INFO ON THIS

ONE, JON.

>> LIKE HOW DID HE IMPLYTHAT HE WAS BLACK?

>> Jon: I KNOW, MAYBE HEINDICATED HE --

>>DON'T DON'T -->> YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT

I WAS GOING TO SAY.

>> DON'T I KNOW, DON'T IKNOW WHAT YOU WERE GOING TO

SAY.

>> OKAY, FINE, YOU PROBABLYDO.

ACTUALLY, I THINK WE DO HAVEIF I MAY, WE HAVE

A LITTLE MORE INFO.

HERE IS ONE OF THE CANDIDATEDAVE WILSON'S RADIO ADS.

>> THIS IS KILLING THE HOPESAND DREAMS OF OUR CHILDREN.

>> I HAVE HAD ABOUT ENOUGHOF HIM.

>> WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?

>> I'M VOTING FOR DAVEWILSON.

>> Jon: AND HERE'S DAVEWILSON.

(LAUGHTER)PANEL?

>> RACIST.

>> SMART BUT RACIST.

>> Jon: JASON JONES.

>> I'M GOING TO GO WITHCREATIVE.

>> I THINK IT'S HILARIOUSBUT IT'S TOTALLY RACIST.

>> Jon: OKAY RIGHT, BIGSURPRISE THERE.

>> EXCUSE ME?

>> Jon: YOU KNOW,BECAUSE-- YOU KNOW, YOU

ARE -->> WHAT?

I'M WHAT?

>> Jon: NO, NO BECAUSE HES -->> WHAT, WHAT AM I-- .

>> Jon: BECAUSE HE'SNOT-- ALL I'M SAYING IT

WOULD BE NICE IF WE COULDGET SOME IMPARTIAL JUDGES IN

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