Jon Stewart on What American Democracy Looks Like: Cops Pepper-Spraying Peaceful Protesters

On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart delved into the news that women in Saudi Arabia were given the right to vote... in 2015... and they still aren't allowed to drive. As Stewart noted, "That's overseas! Democracy overseas can be a little messy. Here, in America, the cradle of Liberty, we're long past those fits and starts." Cue footage of female #OccupyWallStreet protesters being pepper-sprayed in the face. ("What the f*ck was that all about? What happened, did those ladies try to drive?")

Watch that, plus a goofy riff on Tony Bologna's name, right here:

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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at September 30, 2011, 3:49am

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