The Welfare Rancher on the Merits of Slavery

  • Aired:  04/24/14
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Right-wing hero Cliven Bundy shares his disturbing thoughts on African Americans, and CNN gets prematurely excited about potential debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (3:53)

[ APPLAUSE ]>> Jon: HELLO, EVERYBODY.

WELCOME TO "THE DAILY SHOW".

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

MY GUEST TONIGHT, AUTHORRAMACHANDRA GUHA.

WE ARE GOING TO TALK ALITTLE BIT ABOUT GANDHI BUT NOT

THE GANDHI YOU KNOW,THE YOUNG GANDHI, BUT

RECENTLY ON OUR PROGRAM WE HAD ALITTLE BIT OF FUN WITH THE STORY

OF THE FELLOW NAMED CLIVE BUNDY,HE'S WHAT YOU CALL

A GRAZING FEE DENIER WHOSPARKED AN ARMED STANDOFF WITH

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN ANEFFORT TO KEEP HIS COWS ON

WELFARE.

WELL, MR. BUNDY WHO DOES NOTRECOGNIZE THE EXISTENCE OF THE

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT HAD BECOME ABIT OF A HERO TO MANY ON THE

RIGHT.

BUT IN ALL THE MANY INTERVIEWSMR. BUNDY HAS DONE WITH THE

CONSERVATIVE MEDIA OUTLETS THEREWAS ONE THING HE FORGOT TO

MENTION.

>> I WANT TO TELL YOU ONE MORETHING I KNOW AMOUNT THE NEGRO.

I KNOW ABOUT THE NEGRO.

>> Jon: IN A SURPRISINGTWIST.

STATE'S RIGHTS, SOVEREIGNCITIZEN CLIVEN

BUNDY IS APPARENTLY ALSO APROFESSOR OF NEGRO STUDIES.

>> NOW WHAT DO THEY DO, THEYABORT THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN, THEY

PUT THEIR YOUNG MEN IN JAILS,BECAUSE THEY NEVER, THEY NEVER

LEARNED HOW TO PICK COTTON.

>> Jon: I SHOULD HAVEMENTIONED HE IS A PROFESSOR AT

DUKE UNIVERSITY.

DAVID DUKE UNIVERSITY.

>> AND I'VE OFTEN WONDERED, ARETHEY BETTER OFF AS SLAVES,

PICKING COTTON AND HAVING FAMILYLIFE AND DOING DIFFERENT THINGS

OR ARE THEY BETTER OFF UNDERGOVERNMENT SUBSIDY?

>> Jon: WELL, IT IS ANINTERESTING QUESTION, I GUESS

HISTORY WILL BE THE JUDGE.

OH, LOOK AT THAT, HISTORYALREADY DECIDED AND THE ANSWER

IS NO. THEY ARE NOT BETTER OFF.

THEY ARE BETTER OFF NOW THANTHEY WERE AS SLAVES BECAUSE

ANYBODY WOULD BE BETTER OFF THANAS A SLAVE.

WHAT THE -- IF I MAY OFFER A BITOF ADVICE TO THE TELEVISION

OUTLET THAT WAS PROMOTING THISGENTLEMAN.

IT WOULD BE NICE NOT TO SEE THISANYMORE.

>> I GUESS MAYBE I AM A LITTLEBIT LIKE THE FOUNDING FATHERS.

>> Jon: WELL, YES, A BIT LIKETHE FOUNDING FATHERS, BUT THE

BIT OF YOU THAT IS LIKE OURFOUNDING FATHERS IS THE BIT OF

THEM WE ARE ASHAMED OF.

SO OBVIOUSLY I CAN'T WATCH WHATI NORMALLY WATCH NEWS WISE, I

GUESS I WILL JUST FLIP BACK OVERTO CNN AND SEE WHAT THEY ARE UP

TO.

>> NEXT BREAKING NEWS, THE MOSTPROMISING LEAD YET, DEBRIS

WASHING UP ON AN AUSTRALIANBEACH, TONIGHT IS IT THE PLANE?

>> Jon: OH FOR (BLEEP) SAKE! STILL?

[ APPLAUSE ]>> Jon: THE LAST 100 PIECES OF

DEBRIS CNN BREATHLESSLYREPORTED ON WERE NOT THE PLANE.

BUT NOW THIS, THIS IS THE PLANE?ALRIGHT.

LET'S SKIP AHEAD LITERALLY 24SECONDS AND GO.

>> TONIGHT WE BEGIN WITH THEBREAKING NEWS A POTENTIALLY GAME

CHANGING NEW QUESTION ALSO INTHE SEARCH OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES

FLIGHT 370, HIGH HOPES THAT APIECE OF DEBRIS FOUND ON THE

SHORE OF AUSTRALIA WAS THEPLANE DASHED JUST MOMENTS AGO.

>> Jon: YOU ARE TELLING METHERE WAS BREAKING NEWS THAT

THIS MIGHT BE THE PLANE AND INTHE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO ROLL

YOUR THEME SONG YOU FOUNDOUT BREAKING NEWS.

NO IT IS NOTHING.

THE WORST PART IS YOU KNOW CNNWAS LIKE GREAT JOB, EVERYBODY,

WE SCOOPED EVERYBODY ON THEPLANE DEBRIS STORY AND THEN WE

SCOOPED THEM AGAIN WHEN IT WASNOTHING! THAT'S HOW YOU RUN A

NEWS NETWORK.

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