VIDEO: ‘The Daily Show’ Wraps Up With Fond Words, Special Appearances and a Warning
The final episode of “The Daily Show” saw host Jon Stewart turn teary-eyed after a long farewell that featured cameos of the show’s beloved correspondents and a montage of the politicians and media figures he lampooned over more than a decade and a half.
Toward the end of the show, Stewart spent a few minutes reminding his audience to remain vigilant against “institutional bullshit designed to obscure and distract.” As examples, he offered the Patriot Act, the Dodd-Frank finance law and Citizens United. Bruce Springsteen, Stewart’s favorite musician, finished the show with a performance.
Watch the segment, titled “Three Kinds of Bullshit”:
And watch colleague Stephen Colbert bring Stewart to tears with a heartfelt thank-you:
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— Posted by Donald Kaufman.
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