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Jon Stewart Talks About the London Riots on 'The Daily Show' (VIDEO)

by Laura Prudom, posted Aug 10th 2011 5:15AM
Jon Stewart London RiotsThough the ongoing London Riots are no laughing matter for anyone caught in the middle of them, we can always count on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' (weeknights, 11PM ET on Comedy Central) to put things into perspective while still giving us a good chuckle.

Jon Stewart summed things up fairly well in describing the escalation of violence: "As [the riots] spread through London and beyond, they became more rooted in proletarian rage/the desire for things stores normally make you pay for."

At least we can rely on the Brits to keep things orderly, even in a riot situation. "Here's what you gotta love about anarchy in the UK -- even their looters queue up!" Stewart laughed, displaying a picture of the rioters seemingly doing just that.

Still, it looks like the emergency glass business must be booming ...

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