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Jon Stewart Explains Why Republicans Won't Win On Gay Marriage

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart explained why Republicans are never going to win on the issue of gay marriage. Two words... Donald Trump.

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart opened his show this Monday by having a bit of fun with the right wing freakout over the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage and boy did they do their best to make sure there was no shortage of material for Stewart to work with.

After showing Ted Cruz's hyperbolic nonsense, calling it "some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history," the talking heads over at Fox "news" claiming that the Constitution has been "turned on its head, and Martha MacCallum wondering if this means three people can get married now, Stewart reminded everyone who the right wing believes the "real victims" are from this ruling... anti-gay florists.

STEWART: Enough! I am so tired of this old trope, of this old stereotype about anti-gay florists. It's all we ever hear about... anti-gay florists. Let me tell you some something. Are some florists anti-gay? Of course. There's truth in every stereotype. Just like some Scotsmen are stingy, and some Frenchmen wear striped shirts and carry around long bread. But not all florists hate gay people. And it's time we accepted that.

Stewart moved on to more of the right's reaction, with the likes of Rick Santorum, Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee attacking the Supreme Court weighing in on anything at all, and how the "five unelected black robed lawyers" are supposedly destroying "the America our founding fathers created." Stewart asked the obvious question, which is "Why did they put that article in the Constitution?"

After getting in some shots at the conservatives on the Supreme Court's reaction to the ruling on gay marriage, Stewart explained why the right and Republicans are never going to win this battle... two words. Donald Trump.

After showing a bit of Trump's interview where he made an ass of himself when asked by Jake Tapper what was "traditional" about his three marriages, Stewart wrapped things up.

STEWART: You're not going to win the marriage equality fight, because even a man pathologically disposed to not understand other people’s points of view, unless it is also labeled Trump, even he gets it. Not that he doesn't try to set aside what went wrong with tradition in his particular case.

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