Jon Stewart opened his show this Wednesday with a look at the extremely ugly incident at a University of Oklahoma fraternity which resulted in the fraternity being shut down, and with a reminder on the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma, racism is far from dead in America:
STEWART: But I believe it was Isaac Newton who once said, for every bus bending the arc of the moral universe towards justice, there's another bus coming in the opposite direction, trying really hard to bend that mother fucker back.
Cue the idiots on the SAE bus and their racist chant and some reaction from Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker, who was none to happy with the fraternity members and who later apologized for the profanity in his rant, to which Stewart responded:
STEWART: Oh, I forgot to mention, the first one to apologize for this entire incident wasn't the bus full of racist chanters, but the guy who made the mistake of swearing when he reacted to the bus full of racists. But don't worry , those SAE kids deeply regret that someone filmed this.
Stewart went onto have a bit of fun what he assumed was supposed to pass for their supervision there, a frat house "mom" by the name of Beauton Gilbow, who was caught on tape singing the n-word over and over and whose name Stewart could not pronounce and used for a bit of comic relief.
After showing some of the media coverage expressing outrage over the event, Stewart went after a couple of the notable exceptions to that rule, one being the crew on Morning Joe and their new BFF Bloody Bill Kristol trying to blame hip hop music for the racist chants of the fraternity members. The other was Megyn Kelly along with WSJ editorial writer Bret Stephens doing their best to downplay the DoJ's report on the problems in Ferguson Mo, and Kelly's ridiculous statement that the racist emails being circulated by the cops and members of city government there are commonplace at large corporations.