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‘F*ck You Rush!’: Jon Stewart Demolishes Limbaugh and Boko Haram (Video)

jon-stewart-rushI’m starting to lean towards believing that Jon Stewart needs his own weekly show on HBO.  I would absolutely love to get an hour every week of Stewart completely uncensored.  In my opinion, few get their message across as well as he does.

Take for instance last night when he addressed the horrific kidnapping of 300 Nigerian girls by terrorist organization Boko Haram, and Rush Limbaugh pathetically attacking the hashtag movement which was the catalyst for getting this tragedy worldwide attention.

The Nigerian President Goodluck Johnathan (yes, that’s his real name) had done just about all he could to keep these kidnappings concealed within his country until two Nigerians tweeted #BringBackOurDaughters.  This, of course, was the inspiration for the more widely known hashtag movement #BringBackOurGirls.

Before this, Nigeria had essentially refused any kind of international assistance.  But since this movement spread like a wildfire, countries from all over the globe are doing their part to try to find these kidnapped girls.

But as many of you might have heard Rush Limbaugh mocked this movement, actually calling it pathetic.  Hell, he even tried to spin it as somehow being partially President Obama’s fault.  Proving once again that his ignorance seemingly knows no bounds.

His despicable ignorance prompted Stewart to ask who should we listen to, the activists who’ve participated in this hashtag movement or Rush Limbaugh’s opinion on it.  He then suggested people tweet their votes with the hashtag #F*@kYOURUSH.

But then Stewart took a serious tone when discussing these missing girls.  He said:

“You guys are trying so hard to convince everybody that you’re such badasses.  But all you’ve done with this kidnapping is highlight who the real badasses are, the kids you kidnapped.  Compared to a teenager who knows that her desire for an education could get her dragged into a snake infested jungle to be sold as a bribe to some demented, stick-chewing cartoon villain but still gets up and goes to class everyday, fully aware of that danger – compared to their courage – I’d say Boko Haram is a bunch of little girls.  But, you know what?  You don’t deserve that compliment.”

I don’t think there’s really a whole lot left to say after that.  #BringBackOurGirls

Here’s the clip via Comedy Central:

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  • CynicalAtheist

    Although the words he says are accurate (the boko haram are nothing but a bunch of girlie-girls, themselves) they will go ignored because as the boko haram see it, they are the words of an infidel, which carries about as much weight as a woman’s word, in their world.

    • Rebecca

      using Girly- girl as an insult perpetuates the ideas that its lower to be female. Taking the gender out of it and calling them wusses (they won’t even show their faces?!) would be far more forward thinking

      • CynicalAtheist

        You have to put yourself into THEIR mindset. THEY are the ones who abhor women.
        They think the worst insult is to call someone a “dog”. It’s worst than that “c” word, here in the US. Personally, being called a dog doesn’t bother me. If you call them women, it infuriates them, emasculates them… because THEY believe females are low.

  • Elena

    I can see Jon Stewart joking about Goodluck Jonathan’s name but as someone with a degree in Political Science and co-founder of Forward Progressives, I would hope the author knows better than to make fun of someone’s name. Otherwise, great post!

  • Edward Krebbs

    If a group in the USA managed to make a couple of hundred girls disappear, I assume Rush wouldn’t say anything ?

  • James Cupp

    I say arrest him for hate speech.

  • Betty Weaver Woods

    Same to You Jon!!!!