"Marry Smart"

  • Aired:  03/27/14
  •  | Views: 57,567

Obama calls for women's pay equality, and "Marry Smart" author Susan Patton makes the media rounds with some antiquated marriage advice. (3:50)

>> Jon: WELCOME TO "THE DAILYSHOW".

MY NAME JON STEWART.

BIG SHOW TONIGHT!

MY GUEST, OH, WE'RE VERY EXCITEDABOUT THIS NATE SILVER OF

FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM, A WEB SITEDEDICATED TO EXPLORING CURRENT

EVENTS THROUGH COLD, SCIENTIFICSTATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND IT ALSO

HAS SOME PORN.

IT IS A WEB SITE.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT FIRST AS WE NEAR THE END OF

MARCH IT'S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBERTHIS ISN'T JUST THE EIGHTH MONTH

OF WINTER IT'S ALSO WOMEN'SHISTORY MONTH.

IN HONOR AFTER THIS EVENTPRESIDENT OBAMA OFFERED A

PROPOSAL TO RECTIFY AN AGE-OLDWRONG.

>> ON AVERAGE A WOMAN STILLEARNS JUST $77 CENTS FOR EVERY

DOLLAR A MAN DOES. A WOMANDESERVES TO EARN EQUAL PAY FOR

EQUAL WORK AND PAID LEAVE THATLETS YOU TAKE A DAY

OFF TO CARE FOR A SICKCHILD OR PARENT.

CONGRESS NEEDS TO ACT ON THESEPRIORITIES.

>> Jon: OF COURSE THEY WON'T.

[ LAUGHTER ]BECAUSE IN MY EXPERIENCE HERE I

HAVE FOUND THEM TO BE (bleep).

[ LAUGHTER ]SERIOUSLY.

I CAN'T STAND THEM.

EVEN THE ONES IN MY OWN PARTYPROBABLY SHOULDN'T BE SAYING

THIS OUT LOUD IN MY WEEKLYADDRESS, BUT I'D LIKE TO QUIT.

BUT THE ISSUE OF WOMEN'S PAYEQUALITY IS AN IMPORTANT ONE,

I'M SURE OUR FINANCIAL NETWORKSADDRESS THIS ISSUE WITH ALL THE

SERIOUSNESS IT DESERVES.

>> WITH ME NOW THE CONTROVERSIALPRINCETON MOM SUSAN PATTON HER

NEW BOOK "MARRY SMART."

WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: OR YOU COULD TALK TOTHAT LADY ABOUT IT.

>> IF YOU WORK IN THE WHITEHOUSE WOMEN THERE MAKE 9% LESS.

>> ARE WOMEN CATCHING UP IN THEWHITE HOUSE?

IS THAT THE ARGUMENT THEY WOULDMAKE?

HOW DO YOU INTERPRET ALL THAT?

>> IT'S HARD TO SAY I'M NOT AWHITE HOUSE EXPERT.

>> Jon: IF YOU DON'T HAVE MUCHTO ADD TO THE DISCUSSION OF

EQUALITY WHAT ARE YOU TALKINGWHEN YOU ARE VISITING CNN'S

NEWSROOM, MSNBC'S MORNING JOE,NBC'S TODAY SHOW, FOX BUSINESS'S

MONEY WITH MELISSA FRANCIS,FOX'S AMERICA LIVE AND FOX'S

AMERICA'S NEWS ROOM.

>> WE HAVE STOPPED TELLING OURYOUNG WOMEN THAT THERE'S MORE TO

LIFE THAN JUST CAREER.

WORK WILL WAIT.

YOUR FERTILITY WON'T. HERE'SWHAT NOBODY IS TELLING YOU,

FIND A HUSBAND ON CAMPUS BEFOREYOU GRADUATE.

YES, I WENT THERE.

>> Jon: YOU WENT WHERE TO THE19th CENTURY?

[LAUGHTER]SO APPARENTLY THE PROBLEM WOMEN

HAVE IN YOUR MIND IS TOO MUCHEQUALITY?

>> THE PRINCETON MOM IS HERE.

SHE SUGGESTS WOMEN AT HER ALMAMATER SHOULD FOCUS ON FINDING A

HUSBAND IN COLLEGE.

>> THEY WILL NEVER AGAIN HAVETHIS CONCENTRATION OF

EXTRAORDINARY MEN TO CHOOSEFROM.

>> Jon: EXTRAORDINARY COLLEGEMEN WHERE THE WORTHIEST

YOUNGSTERS CONGREGATE FORSCHOLARSHIPS FOR BUTT CHUGGING,

FOR BEER BONGS, FOR REGULARBONGS, FOR CHEST PAINTING AND

ALL AROUND MOTHER DISAPPOINTING.

GOOD NEWS, COLLEGE LADIES, HE'SSINGLE BUT FOR HOW LONG?

[LAUGHTER]BY THE WAY WHAT IS THE RUSH LAST

TIME I CHECKED, YOU KNOW, WOMENDON'T GO STRAIGHT DOWNHILL THE

MOMENT THEY GRADUATE COLLEGE.

>> YOU START LOOKING FOR AHUSBAND IN YOUR MID 30s YOU

ARE COMPETING WITH GIRLS TENYEARS YOUNGER THAN YOU.

THEY ARE DEWEY EYED, THEY AREFRESH AND ADORABLE.

>> Jon: IT'S WHY I DRINK THEIRBLOOD AT NIGHT.

[LAUGHTER]THE BLOOD OF THE DEWEY KEEPS ME

STRONG.

MY FAVORITE PART OF THE CLIP THETHREE WOMEN SHE'S TALKING TO OF

THE DEWY EYED DEMOGRAPHIC WHOSELOOK SAID I DON'T KNOW IF I

SHOULD BE FLATTERED OR HORRIFIEDBUT IN EITHER CASE THIS

(bleep) INTERNSHIP IS NOTWORTH THE COLLEGE CREDIT.

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