Virginian Hustle

  • Aired:  01/22/14
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Virginia's Bob McDonnell and his wife are accused of running the old dietary supplement grift. (4:31)

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

SHOW".

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

WE HAVE A GOOD ONE TONIGHT.

PBS ANCHOR HARI SREENIVASEN ISJOINING US.

I WANT TO THANK THE AUDIENCE FORCOMING OUT ON WHAT IS TRULY A

GOD FORSAKEN EVENING WITH THISGLOBAL WARMING HOAX PROVING

WEATHER. EVERY NATION HAS ITSISSUES WITH LEADERS THAT

FAIL TO LIVE UP TO THE INTEGRITYOF THEIR OFFICE. WHETHER IT'S

CORRUPTION, INCOMPETENCEOR AN INSATIABLE NEED TO SMOKE

CRACK.

TO BE FAIR THIS IS BEFORE MAYORROB FORD SOUGHT HELP. HE'S BEEN

SOBER FOR FOUR WEEKS NOW AS THISVIDEO FROM TWO NIGHTS

AGO IN TORONTO SHOWS.

>> [SPEAKING INCOHERENTLY]>> Jon: IT'S INTERESTING

CANADA HAS TWO OFFICIALLANGUAGES AND I BELIEVE THAT WAS

NEITHER OF THEM.

[LAUGHTER]OF COURSE BACK HERE IN THE

STATES IT'S THE GOVERNORSCURRENTLY SUCKING THE GLASS

[BLEEP] METAPHORICALLY.

>> NEW ACCUSATIONS AGAINST CHRISCHRISTIE.

FORMER VIRGINIA GOVERNOR BOBMcDONNELL AND HIS WIFE FACE

CRIMINAL CHARGES.

>> Jon: BOTH ARE JUICY.

THE ALLEGEDLY BULLYINGGOVERNOR OF THE STATE WHERE I

GREW UP.

OR THE ALLEGEDLY CORRUPTGOVERNOR OF THE STATE WHERE I

WENT TO COLLEGE.

LAST TIME CHRISTIE'S TEAMCHILDISHLY BLOCKED TRAFFIC.

WHAT DID THEY DO THIS TIME?

>> HOBOKEN MAYOR DAWN ZIMMERSAID THAT THE LIEUTENANT

GOVERNOR DELIVERED WHAT SHECALLED A THREAT ON THE

GOVERNOR'S BEHALF TO WITHHOLDSANDY RELIEF FUNDS FOR HER CITY

IF SHE DID NOT SUPPORT ADEVELOPMENT PROJECT.

>> Jon: HOLY [BLEEP]THAT IS SOME OLD

SCHOOL NEW JERSEY CORRUPTION.

NICE CITY, BE A SHAME IFSOMETHING HAPPENED TO IT.

OH, SOMETHING DID.

IT'S ALREADY UNDERWATER.

STILL THOUGH, DO WHAT WE SAY.

WHAT DOES VIRGINIA HAVE GOING.

>> GOVERNOR McDONNELL AND HISWIFE ASKED FOR AND RECEIVED

WITHOUSANDS IN MONEY AND GIFTSFROM

A VIRGINIA BUSINESSMAN JOHNNYWILLIAMS EAGER FOR STATE HELP IN

PROMOTING HIS COMPANY'S LINE OFDIETARY SUPPLEMENTS.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: AH, THE OLD GOVERNOR

AND HIS WIFE GET YOU TO PAY THEMTO PROMOTE YOUR DIETARY

SUPPLEMENT GRIFT.

WE'VE SEEN THIS BEFORE.

IT EXPLAINS THE STATE'S NEWMOTTO, VIRGINIA IS FOR 10,000

MILLIGRAMS OF NIACIN.

WHEN WE SAY MONEY AND GIFTSWHAT'RE WE TALKING ABOUT HERE?

>> TENS OF THOUSANDS OFDOLLARS OF FREE FLIGHTS.

>> THE CATERED CHICKEN DINNER ATTHE GOVERNOR'S DAUGHTER'S

WEDDING.

ANOTHER $10,000 FOR THE WEDDINGOF THE GOVERNOR'S OTHER

DAUGHTER.

>> Jon: WHOA, WHOA, WHAT ISWRONG WITH THE OTHER DAUGHTER.

YOU ARE GOING TO THROW DOWN15,000 FOR SOME BEAUTIFULLY

BRAISED CHICKEN MARSALA ANDDAUGHTER NUMBER TWO COMES AROUND

SAYING I'M GETTING MARRIED.

YOU GET A COBB SALAD FILLED WITHPICKLE BRINE.

THAT'S WHAT YOU GET.

THAT MAKES YOU THIRSTIER.

WE NEVER LIKED YOU CHARLENE.

ANY WAY, WHAT ELSE DID THEGOVERNOR AND HIS WIFE GET?

>> A THREE-DAY VACATION AT AMULTIMILLION DOLLAR LAKEHOUSE

AND A$190,000 WHITE FERRARI FOR THE

GOVERNOR TO DRIVE WHILE THERE.

>> Jon: SURE WHEN YOU ARE APAID PUBLIC SERVANT ON VACATION

YOU HAVE TO KEEP A LOW PROFILE.NIT'S ALL PRETTY STANDARD

POLITICIAN LIVING HIGH ON THEHOG OFF A PATRON LARGESSE.

IT'S BRIBING MATERIAL.

>> TWO SETS OF GOLF CLUBS, TWOiPHONES, AND 30 BOXES OF AN

EXPENSIVE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: WHOA!

NOW YOU ARE TALKING MY LANGUAGE.

[ LAUGHTER ]30 BOXES OF TOP SHELF

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY.

BLACK LABEL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY.

HOW DOES THAT BACK ROOM DEAL GODOWN?

YOU WANT MY HELP WITH YOURPRODUCT.

I'M GOING TO WRITE A NUMBER DOWNTHAT IS GOING TO GET THIS DONE.

IT'S THE NUMBER TO MYPHARMACIST.

YOU CAN --[LAUGHTER]

-- CALL IN A PRESCRIPTION ANDGET THE COATED STUFF.

THE OTHER STUFF GIVES ME THE ---YOU KNOW. HE KNOWS THE DOSAGE!

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