WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Utter Mockery of All the Ridiculous Apologists for Eric Garner's Murder
Thursday night, Jon Stewart did a hilarious round up of all the absurdly off-point commentary about the grand jury decision not to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner. There was Sean Hannity, saying that "as a martial arts student," he had the expertise to say that Garner was not placed in a "chokehold."
"Go on, sensei." Stewart retorted.
The coroner's report saying the Staten Island man died of compression of the windpipe and chest begs to differ with Hannity.
There was Rep. Peter King saying Garner's poor health killed him. Again, the coroner's report.
"He outweighed the cop by 150 pounds," Stewart mocked. "He was the abominable bro man."
There was Rudy Giuliani, apologist for cops everywhere.
"Fucking Giuliani," Stewart said.
Finally, there was Rand Paul's odd interpretation. The Kentucky Senator blamed cigarette taxes for Garner's death, (Garner was suspected of selling loose, illegal cigarettes.) “What the f*ck are you talking about?” Stewart asked after playing footage of Paul’s comments. “I guess now we know what it takes for a senator from Kentucky to admit cigarettes can kill. I don’t know what to say. I appreciate the purity of your anti-tax dogma, but the cigarette tax is truly the least salient aspect of this case.”
It's a fairly definitive smackdown. Watch: