We Need to Talk About Israel

  • Aired:  07/21/14
  •  | Views: 1,267,042

Jon tries to have a calm discussion about Israel's ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, but he is quickly thwarted by The Best F#@king News Team Ever. (2:00)

>> Jon: HEY, WELCOME TO "THEDAILY SHOW."

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

OH WE HAVE A GOOD SHOW FOR YOUTONIGHT.

WE'VE PUT IT TOGETHER.

LATER ON IN THE PROGRAM, ALJAZEERA AMERICA CORRESPONDENT

SUE TURTON.

WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT THETHREE JOURNALISTS THAT HAVE

BEEN JAILED IN EGYPT AND, INFACT, IN FACT, WE'LL START

TONIGHT IN THE MIDDLE EAST,WHERE ISRAEL --

>> WHAT?

ISRAEL ISN'T SUPPOSED TO DEFENDITSELF?

>> OH YEAH IF MEXICO BOMBEDTEXAS WOULD WE EXERCISE

RESTRAINT? >> WHAT OTHER COUNTRY IS HELD TO

THE SAME STANDARD AS ISRAEL?>> [ALL SPEAKING AT ONCE]

>> IT'S A 4,000-YEAR-OLDCONFLICT.

>> DEMOCRACY IN THE MIDDLEEAST --

[BLEEPED]>> SELF-HATING JEW.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: THAT WAS, THAT WASWEIRD.

[LAUGHTER]ANYWAY, WHAT I WAS, WHAT I WAS

SAYING WAS LAST THURSDAY SAW THESTART OF A NEW GROUND

OFFENSIVE LAUNCHED BY ISRAEL.

>> [ALL SPEAKING AT ONCE][BLEEPED]

>>TRADITION! TRADITION.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: UM, HOLY [BLEEPED].

LOOK, OBVIOUSLY THERE ARE MANYSTRONG OPINIONS ON THIS ISSUE,

BUT JUST MERELY MENTIONINGISRAEL OR QUESTIONING IN ANY WAY

THE EFFECTIVENESS OR HUMANITY OFISRAEL'S POLICIES IS NOT THE

SAME THING AS BEING PRO-HAMAS.

>> SO YOU'RE AGAINST MURDEREDCHILDREN?

>> FREE GAZA, FREE GAZA! [ALL SPEAKING AT ONCE]

>> ZIONIST PIG.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: YOU NOW WHAT,

[BLEEPED] IT.

WHY DON'T WE JUST TALK ABOUTSOMETHING LIGHTER LIKE UKRAINE?

>> YEAH. I'M GOOD WITH THAT.

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