Whose Line Is It Anyway?

  • Aired:  04/30/13
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The Syrian regime uses chemical weapons and tests President Obama's "red line" for American military intervention. (3:06)

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COMEDY CENTRAL

JON WELCOME TO THE DAILY SHOW.

JON STEWART HERE.

OUR GUEST TONIGHT, WE HAVE A

FINE PROGRAM LINED UP FOR YOU

TONIGHT FROM IRON MAN 3 ACTOR

ROBERT DOWNEY II WILL BE JOINING

US.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

THEY ENJOY THE MOVIE STAR.

BOY ARE THEY IN FOR A SEGWAY.

WE BEGIN TONIGHT COMEDY PROGRAM

IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

NO MORE.

SYRIA!

SYRIA'S CIVIL WAR IS NOW TWO

YEARS OLD.

WHILE THE UNITED STATES HAS NOT

NECESSARILY TAKEN A FIRM OR

ACTIVE ROLE IN THE CONFLICT

BECAUSE WE JUST FOUND OUT WHERE

SYRIA WAS -- IT'S NEXT TO

IRAQ -- THERE WAS ONE POTENTIAL

ASSAD REGIME ATROCITY WE IN THE

UNITED STATES DEEMD NOTEWORTHY:

CHEMICAL WEAPONS.

>> A RED LINE FOR US IS WE START

SEEING A WHOLE BUNCH OF CHEMICAL

WEAPONS MOVING AROUND, THAT'S A

RED LINE FOR US.

AND THAT THERE WOULD BE ENORMOUS

CONSEQUENCES.

>> Jon: BIG-TIME CONSEQUENCES.

YOU CAN COME UP TO THE LINE.

YOUR BOMBING, YOUR MORTAR

SHELLS.

YOUR GENERAL MACHINE GUNNING.

YOUR CLUSTER BOMBS.

YOU CROSS THAT LINE, MISTER, YOU

ARE GROUNDED.

GUESS WHAT.

>> THE U.S. INTELLIGENCE

COMMUNITY ASSESSES WITH SOME

DEGREE OF VARYING CONFIDENCE

THAT THE SYRIAN REGIME HAS USED

CHEMICAL WEAPONS ON A SMALL

SCALE IN SYRIA.

>> Jon: YOU DONE [BLEEP] NOW.

YOU HAVE CROSSED THE RED LINE.

AND BY THE WAY, WHERE IS DEFENSE

SECRETARY CHUCK HAGEL?

WHOSE BLAZER IS HE BORROWING?

AND WHY DOES HE KEEP LOOKING

DOWN?

CAN WE SEE WHAT THAT GUY IS

LOOKING AT... OH, HE'S ORDERING.

OH, I DIDN'T...

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

I DIDN'T REALIZE.

MORE IMPORTANTLY NOW THAT WE

KNOW THAT THE RED LINE HAS BEEN

CROSSED AND THE RED LINE HAS

BEEN CROSSED, WHAT NEXT?

>> WE STILL HAVE SOME

UNCERTAINTIES.

>> WE ARE WORKING TO ESTABLISH

CREDIBLE AND CORROBORATED FACTS

AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THE

PRESIDENT'S RED LINE HAS BEEN

CROSSED.

>> WE DON'T KNOW HOW THEY WERE

USED, WHEN THEY WERE USED, WHO

USED THEM.

>> Jon: FOR INSTANCE, DID HE USE

THEM IN A BOAT?

DID HE USE THEM IN A BOAT?

DID HE USE THEM IN A HOUSE?

DID HE USE THEM WITH A MOUSE?

IT'S FROM OBAMA'S NEW BOOK "RED

LINES AND

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