Corn-Hold

  • Aired:  06/23/11
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The New York State Legislature attempts to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage but votes for the official state vegetable instead. (2:02)

>> Jon: WELCOME TO THE DAILY

SHOW, MY NAME IS JON

STEWART.

WE HAVE A GOOD ONE TONIGHT.

OUR GUEST TONIGHT, BRUCE

HEADLAM HERE TO DISCUSS PAGE

1, A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT "THE

NEW YORK TIMES", WHICH

REVIEWING THE SAME FILM "THE

NEW YORK TIMES" RAVED ABOUT

IT, A MESS, DOES LITTLE TO

ILLUMINATE.

SO I'M THINKING IT MUST BE

PRETTY GOOD.

LET'S START QUICKLY RIGHT

HERE IN NEW YORK, OUR STATE

LEGISLATURE THE MOST

DYSFUNCTIONAL IN THE NATION

RAVES NEW YORK UNIVERSITY IS

IN AN EXTENDED SUMMER

SESSION IN AN ATTEMPT TO

PASS A LANDMARK BILL

LEGALIZING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

IN NEW YORK.

WORD IS THE VOTE IS NOW

31-4-- 31 FOR, 31 AGAINST.

SO RIGHT NOW THEY ARE

LOOKING TO TURN ONE VOTE GAY,

I GUESS.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: EVEN FOR A NIGHT.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: SIX PACK OF TWIQUIZA,

LET'S GET IN THERE AND VOTE.

WE ARE GETTING WORD THAT

THERE HAS BEEN A VOTE IN THE

NEW YORK SENATE EXTENDED

SESSION.

LET'S GO RIGHT TO IT.

>> THE SUMMERTIME FAVORITE

IS NOW THE OFFICIAL STATE

VEGETABLE.

THE LAWMAKERS DIVIDED TO

QUIV SWEET CORN TWO THUMBS

UP OVER ONIONS.

>> Jon: IT'S RAINING

MEN-- WAIT, WHAT?

WAIT W WHAT DID YOU VOTE FOR?

REALLY?

A STATE VEGETABLE, CORN,

FIRST OF ALL-- FIRST OF ALL,

DON'T GET COCKY, CORN.

YOU BEAT ONIONS.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: SECOND OF ALL Y ARE

WE TALKING ABOUT A STATE

VEGETABLE IN AN EXTENDED

SESSION OF THE SENATE, NO

LESS.

>> THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS

LEGISLATION IS NOT WHETHER

WE HAVE SWEET CORN OR ONION

OR ANY OTHER VEGETABLE BUT

IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WE DO

RECOGNIZE AND HAVE A STATE

VEGETABLE FOR NEW YORK.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: YES.

OTHERWISE IT WOULD BE CHAOS.

(LAUGHTER)

>> Jon: AFTER YOU TAKE CARE

OF THOSE IMPORTANT THINGS

THERE WILL BE TIME

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