Northern Over Exposure

  • Aired:  11/19/13
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Toronto relieves Rob Ford of his powers, yet he still manages to mock a city councilmember, nearly trample a woman and curse in front of schoolchildren. (4:40)

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

SHOW."

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

WE HAVE AN EXCELLENT EXCELLENTPROGRAM TONIGHT.

TONIGHT'S GUEST: THE LEGENDHIMSELF DR. BILL COSBY JOINS US

A LITTLE BIT LATER.

A GOOD MAN.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]BREAKING NEWS OUT OF -- YEAH

THAT'S RIGHT -- CANADA.

>> JUST INTO THE NEWS DESK, THECRACK-SMOKING MAYOR OF TORONTO

HAS JUST DONE IT AGAIN.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> JON: WHICH BRINGS US TO OUR

BRAND NEW SEGMENT "THIS JUST INTHE CRACK-SMOKING MAYOR OF

TORONTO HAS JUST DONE IT AGAIN."

[LAUGHTER][LAUGHTER]

SO APPARENTLY -- THECRACK-SMOKING MAYOR OF TORONTO

HAS DONE IT AGAIN.

[ LAUGHTER ]HERE IS THE SENTENCE I'M

ASSUMING DOES NOT FOLLOW THATSENTENCE: SAVES THE DAY.

>> THE HOURS LONG CITY COUNCILMEETING DETERIORATED INTO A

SPECTACLE.

MAYOR ROB FORD AT ONE POINTSTARTED MOCKING A COUNCIL MEMBER

SUSPECTED OF DRIVING DRUNK.

>> MAYOR FORD, STOP DISRUPTING.

>> AMID THE CHAOS HE NEARLYKNOCKED A COUNCILWOMAN TO THE

GROUND AS HE RAN ACROSS THEROOM.

[LAUGHTER][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: POOR WOMAN.

YOU KNOW SHE GOT INTO POLITICSTHINKING THIS MAY BE A DIRTY

UNREWARDING BUSINESS BUT ATLEAST I'LL NEVER HAVE TO WORRY

ABOUT GOING TO WORK AND BEINGTRAMPLED BY A CRACKHEAD.

[ LAUGHTER ]AND THERE'S A REASON ROB FORD

MAY HAVE BEEN WORKED UP BY THATPARTICULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

>> THE CITY COUNCIL IN TORONTOHAS JUST BEGUN DEBATING A

MEASURE THAT WOULD STRIP ITSCRACK-SMOKING MAYOR OF MOST OF

HIS POWERS.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: WAIT, SMOKING CRACK

GIVES YOU POWERS?

[ LAUGHTER ]ARE THOSE POWERS AN UNQUENCHABLE

THIRST FOR CRACK?

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT ODDLY IN MAYOR FORD'S

CASE WITH GREAT POWER COMES VERYLITTLE RESPONSIBILITY.

HOW DID THE COUNCIL ATTEMPT TOSTRIP HIM OF HIS POWERS TURN

OUT?

>> FORD WENT DOWN 36 VOTES TOFIVE.

>> JON: FIVE VOTES.

WHO VOTED TO CONTINUE TO GIVETHIS MAN POWER?

[LAUGHTER]I IMAGINE HE MUST HAVE GIVEN AN

EMPASSIONED DEFENSE.

>> HIS ANSWER?

>> THIS, FOLKS, REMINDS ME OFWHEN -- AND I WAS WATCHING WITH

MY BROTHER-- WHEN SADDAMATTACKED KUWAIT, YOU GUYS HAVE

JUST ATTACKED KUWAIT AND YOUWILL NEVER --

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: THE REFERENCE MAY BE

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: THE REFERENCE MAY BE

DATED BUT IN ROB FORD'S DEFENSEIT MAY BE ONE OF LAST THINGS HE

REMEMBERS.

[LAUGHTER]LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING.

THERE WAS AN INVASION OF KUWAITAND THE NEXT THING I KNOW AND I

WOKE UP I WAS THE MAYOR.

I DON'T KNOW HOW.

[ LAUGHTER ]WELL THE VOTE YESTERDAY CAPPED

OFF A HELL OF A COUPLE OF DAYSFOR ROB FORD INCLUDING AN

INTERVIEW WITH CNN WHERE HESURROUNDED HIMSELF WITH SCHOOL

CHILDREN AND SAID THIS.

>> I'VE HAD ENOUGH.

I'M SICK AND TIRED OF ALL THESE(bleep) EXCUSE MY WORDS.

SORRY, I SHOULDN'T HAVE SWORN INFRONT OF THE KIDS.

>> Jon: I SHOULDN'T HAVE DONETHAT I FEEL LIKE (bleep) FOR

DO THAT.

JEEZOUS ANOTHER (bleep) RIGHTTHERE.

THAT'S BAD.

(bleep) SHOULDN'T HAVE SAIDTHAT.

I'M SUCH A (bleep).

WHAT AM I DOING IN FRONT OFKIDS?

[LAUGHTER]ROB FORD IS NOT IN DENIAL, SAYS

ROB FORD.

HE KNOWS HE IS NOT PERFECT.

>> THAT'S THE THING.

I DON'T LOOK AT MYSELF AS THEMAYOR.

I LOOK AT MYSELF AS JUST ANORMAL REGULAR PERSON.

>> Jon: THEN GO BACK TO BEINGONE.

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