Jon Stewart's Thumbs Up, Women

  • Aired:  01/16/14
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From GM to Hamas, women make inroads in traditionally male organizations. (2:50)

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

SHOW".

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

MY GUEST TONIGHT AUTHOR STEVEBRILL, THE FOLLOW-UP TO THE

SMASH HIT HEALTH CARE ARTICLETONIGHT WE DISCUSS IT MORE.

THE TOP STORY GOES OUT TO ALLTHE FELLOWS IN THE HOUSE.

[ LAUGHTER ]HAVE YOU GENTLEMEN, FOR THE PAST

50-75 YEARS OR SO FELT SOMETHINGBREATHING DOWN YOUR NECK?

A PRESENCE WAITING TO POUNCE ONWHAT WAS ONCE YOURS.

YOU AIN'T DREAMING, BUDDY, THEYARE CALLED WOMEN.

[LAUGHTER]AND THEY ARE BREAKING DOWN

BARRIERS LEFT AND RIGHT.

THEY ARE THE SUBJECT OFTONIGHT'S SEGMENT JON STEW --

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]IF I MAY -- THE PLACEMENT OF THE

COMMA IS ACTUALLY --[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]THERE'S NO QUESTION THE PAST FEW

MONTHS THERE'S BEEN A SERIES OFWONDERFUL FIRSTS FOR WOMEN.

>> HISTORIC CONFIRMATION.

JANET YELLIN WILL BECOME THEFIRST FEMALE CHAIR OF THE

FEDERAL RESERVE.

>> FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 325YEAR HISTORY LLOYD'S OF LONDON

HAS A FEMALE CEO.

>> THE AUTO INDUSTRY GIANT TAPSITS FIRST EVER FEMALE CEO.

>> WE HAVE A NEW CEO WHO HAPPENIT'S BE A WOMAN, A CAR GAL.

I THINK THAT'S REALLY GOOD.

[ APPLAUSE ][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: YOU KNOW WHAT?

I IMAGINE HER FIRST MEMO TO THECOMPANY COULD BE SOMETHING ALONG

THE LINES OF "HEY FROM NOW ONRATHER THAN CAR GAL --

[LAUGHTER]-- YOU CAN JUST CALL ME CEO."

[LAUGHTER]SEEMS LIKE NO MATTER WHERE YOU

TURN THE FLOOR IS LITTERED WITHSHATTERED GLASS.

>> TWITTER NAMED ITS FIRSTFEMALE BOARD MEMBER.

>> CAROLINE KENNEDY THE FIRSTFEMALE U.S. AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN.

>> VICE ADMIRAL MICHELLE HOWARDIS NOMINATED TO THE RANK OF FOUR

STAR ADMIRAL.

SHE WOULD BE THE FIRST WOMAN TOEVER HOLD A RANK THAT HIGH IN

THE NAVY.

>> THE EXTREMIST GROUP HAMAS HASA NEW FEMALE SPOKESPERSON.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: OH, YOU'VE

COME A LONGWAY, BABY.

I'M SURE NOW WE'LLBE ABLE TO SEE THE DIFFERENCE IN

HAMAS IMMEDIATELY.

THERE YOU GO

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