No Money for Bold Men

  • Aired:  03/05/14
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The Twitterverse blasts John Travolta after an Oscars gaffe, but the real national shame belongs to the Senate as Republicans reject a bill expanding veteran benefits. (3:22)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME TO "THE DAILY

SHOW."

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

MY GUEST TONIGHT RACHEL MADDOWIS JOINING THE PROGRAM THIS

EVENING.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]BUT FIRST SHAME.

[ LAUGHTER ]WE'VE ALL FELT IT AT ONE POINT

OR ANOTHER IN OUR LIVES WHETHERIT BE THE INTERNAL SCORN ANDOPPROBRIUM WE

HEAP UPON OURSELVES WHEN WE FAILTO LIVE UP TO OUR OWN

EXPECTATIONS OF CONDUCT OR THEMORE PUBLIC SHAME, THE SHARED

SHAME OF SAY GETTING CAUGHT BYYOUR PARENTS MASTURBATING TO THE

DINAH SHORE --[LAUGHTER]

SHE WAS SO VIVACIOUS.

[ LAUGHTER ]YOU'VE LEARNED SOMETHING ABOUT

ME TONIGHT.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT THE BEST PART ABOUT SHAME IS

WHEN YOU GET TO MAKE OTHERPEOPLE FEEL IT.

>> JOHN TRAVOLTA IS EXPLAININGHIS TOTAL BUTCHERING OF IDINA

MENZEL'S NAME AT THE OSCARS.>> THE TWITTERVERSE EXPLODED

AFTER JOHN TRAVOLTA BOTCHED THEBROADWAY STAR'S NAME

>> HIS VERY VIRAL OSCARNIGHT CLUB.

>> KIND OF BUTCHERED HER NAME.

>> YOU'VE GOT TWO LINES TOMEMORIZE. YOU ARE AN ACTOR HOWHARD IS IT?

>> Jon: THAT MONSTER.

[ LAUGHTER ]MISPRONOUNCING HER NAME.

[LAUGHTER]HOW WILL HE EVER LIVE DOWN AN

EMBARRASSMENT LIKE THAT?

[ LAUGHTER ]I MEANT THE MISPRONUNCIATION.

NO I WASN'T TALKING ABOUT --

NO WHEN I WAS TALKINGABOUT SHAME, I WASN'T TALKING

ABOUT TRAVOLTA I WAS TALKINGABOUT A DIFFERENT TRULY SHAMEFUL

BEHAVIOR THAT FOR SOME REASONDID NOT EXPLODE THE TWITTER

VERSE.

>> A BILL THAT WOULD HAVEEXPANDED HEALTH CARE AND

EDUCATION FOR VETERANS GETTINGREJECTED IN THE SENATE.

A LACK OF SUPPORT FROMREPUBLICANS DOOMED THIS BILL.

>> Jon: WHAT?

AUDIENCE REACTS] THEREPUBLICANS?

SORRY YOU KNOW WHAT. THEACTING. HMM. LET ME JUST FOCUS.

I DIDN'T QUITE CONVEY AS ANACTOR JUST HOW SHOCKED I AM THAT

THE REPUBLICANS ARE THE ONES WHODIDN'T SUPPORT THE BILL

SUPPORTING THE VETERANS, SO LETME JUST TRY THIS AGAIN AND --

OKAY.

[LAUGHTER]

NO!

THE REPUBLICANS KILLED A BILL?

REPUBLICANS?

[LAUGHTER]DISAPPOINTED!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]YOU KNOW WHAT?

YOU KNOW WHAT I REALIZED?

I CAN ONLY DO THIS FOR ABOUTFOUR SECONDS AND THEN GRAVITY,

GRAVITY HAS BECOME EXERCISE FORME.

[ LAUGHTER ]WOW.

[ LAUGHTER ]AND BREATHE.

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