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Watch: Jon Stewart on How Hillary Clinton Demolished the GOP at the Benghazi Hearings

'The Daily Show' takes on the ridiculous spectacle of the Benghazi hearings.

The hearings featuring Hillary Clinton answer questions about the Benghazi attack were already pretty absurd--but Jon Stewart made them even funnier.

Stewart skewered both Democrats and Republicans last night for their performance questioning the Secretary of State on the attack that left four Americans dead in Libya. After going through the GOP asking ridiculous questions of Clinton, Stewart pegs the secretary as Magneto, an X-Men character, because she took the GOP’s questions and threw it right back at them.

“You ain’t dealing with a rookie here, guys. This ain’t Clinton’s first go-around at the finger pointing rodeo. I mean, Clinton’s like a finger-pointing Magneto. You come at her, and she’ll turn it around on you,” said Stewart. He then rolls a clip of Republicans asking Clinton why she hasn’t fired anyone--and Clinton explains that under current law, “unsatisfactory leadership” is not enough to give someone the pink slip and that she has submitted legislation to change that.

Stewart also skewers the Democrats, who treated the hearing like an “audition” for a future job in a potential 2016 Clinton presidential administration.

Hilarity ensues. Watch the two clips here:


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