Jon Stewart to Penn State Students: There's Precedent for a "Sacred" Institution Abetting Vile Acts -- The Catholic Church

Jon Stewart has a message for the Penn State students who earlier this week rioted in the streets in support of a child-rape-abettor:

I get that it's probably hard for you to believe that this guy you think is infallible and this program you think is sacred could hide such heinous activities, but there is some precedent for that [cue image of the Vatican]. And just like with the Catholic church, no one's trying to take away your religion -- in this case football. They're just trying to bring some accountability to a Pope and some of his Cardinals who fucked up.

Watch the entire segment below, via Mediaite.

AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at November 11, 2011, 3:44am

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