Jon Stewart Crushes Sean Hannity’s Hypocrisy, Cliven Bundy’s Idiocy (Video)

stewart-bundyLeave it to Jon Stewart to mock conservative stupidity and hypocrisy better than almost anybody else in the business.  On last night’s Daily Show, Stewart weighed in on the ridiculous Cliven Bundy situation that recently made headlines as armed idiots pretending to be some kind of militia convened in Nevada to show their support for Bundy and his 20 year battle to legalize his illegal cattle grazing.

Like many Americans who’ve heard about this story, Stewart seemed completely confused by the fact that Bundy has been getting support from quite a few people.  He introduced his newest segment titled “I Don’t Get It” – brought to you by “Huh”?  Because this situation makes absolutely no sense.

Cliven Bundy has violated federal law, courts have continually sided with the federal government in this matter, and his only “argument” seems to be that he doesn’t recognize the United States federal government therefore he doesn’t believe he should have to pay the fees.  Stewart showed a clip of Cliven Bundy riding around carrying an American flag and then said, “If you reject the American federal government, at least have the decency of creating your own damn flag.”

That’s when he switched his attention to Sean Hannity and his hypocritical support for Bundy.  Stewart showed several examples of Hannity attacking immigrant activists for “picking and choosing” which laws they want to follow and showed an example from Utah where atheist had lost a court battle (much like Bundy has lost his battles in court) where Hannity mocked these atheists, essentially telling them to get over it.

He then asked how “out there” has Sean Hannity become on this issue by showing a video of Glenn Beck explaining how common grazing fees are and how Bundy is essentially a “welfare rancher.”  Stewart declared, “Sean Hannity has now made Glenn Beck the voice of reason.”

He then wrapped things up by responding to Bundy’s claim that he’s a little bit like the Founding Fathers.  Stewart said, “Dude, you’re a welfare rancher trying to pull off the world’s largest cattle dine and dash.”

What this whole situation essentially breaks down to one man being so anti-government that he doesn’t recognize the federal government’s authority over land it owns.  But when you really get down to it, it’s just some guy who doesn’t want to pay the fees he’s accrued over the years due to his cattle illegally grazing on federal land.

Here’s the video of the entire segment, it’s definitely worth watching if you have a few minutes:

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Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.

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  • sfwmson

    Brilliant.

  • William Donelson

    “Sean Hannity has now made Glenn Beck ‘the voice of reason’ “

    • Michael Varian Daly

      Words fail me.

      • SouthernPatriot55

        good!

      • Michael Varian Daly

        Well, words don’t fail me with your type: Robert E Lee should have been hanged, along with the rest of the Confederate leadership.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        Robert e lee was cool
        …………. its todays southern white trash who should be fed to fire ants

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        southern patriot now views western patriot clive bundy as a hero
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        praise jeeeesus!!

      • Jim Bean

        When are you going to unleash a blistering reproach upon John Kerry for his apartheid comment?

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        Kerry just joined many politicians with that idiotic remark n the boat of DUMBASS
        what an imbecilic thing to say,,,,,as secy of state!!!
        ( perhaps rush Limbaugh coached him??)

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        and,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, please note the diff as I call it as I see it
        -=========================================
        you?
        never———–

    • Bidens Diapers

      I get my objective news from comedy central-dipsh-it liberal

      • AlbertCat

        which is more accurate than an entire network of clueless, central-hipo-dip-crit repugs.
        I know…it’s amazing!

      • pu5erfish

        Yeah, it wasn’t objective news; it was a comedy piece, and we were laughing. Just out of curiosity, what was the appropriate media outlet to read the story about Sean Hannity being a hypocrite?

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        mad magazine
        ,,,,,,,,,,, they actually are very factual

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        u get yours from church as U suck the weenie of the rightwing white trash
        ,,,,,,,,,,,,,enjoy Hillary 2016

  • moe/larry & curly keys

    where O where are the crybaby rightwing regressives who pollute these blogs on THIS issue???
    ………………….having a free hamburger?

    • SouthernPatriot55

      I am HERE dude. Hannity CONDEMNED what Bundy said but will the lamestream media mention it? No they are so far up Obama’s BUTT…No hamburger cause we eat at Chic Fil A! LMAO!

      • Michael Varian Daly

        “I am HERE” Well, bully for you, cracker. Have another beer.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        the left media has crushed bundy and still is,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
        perhaps your fried chicken is clogging what arteries U have left?
        ,,,,,,and– didn’t ya LOVE how all of the crybabies ( you also) were calling this low IQ scumbag moocher a patriot???
        I guess Donald ( republican) sterling and congressman(R) mike grimm are now patriots? wanna bet that the republican trash keeps putting the feet in the mouth>? U guys never cease! always giving the left wing TV shows fuel!!
        I do appreciate consistency!
        NOTE: Hannity was sucking his small old white dick for nearly a aweek by NOT doing homework on this buzzard
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        enjoy Hillary 2016
        ……………………………..and keep crying

  • Mike Kelley

    I agree lets ENFORCE the laws. Now that they are enforcing grazing laws on Bundy can we also enforce ALL of our IMMIGRATION laws? From the sounds of it everyone here is for law enforcement, we simply can not pick which laws ….right?

    • Impykins

      Just because a law doesn’t get enforced for whatever reason does not mean people suddenly have the right to break them. I speed by 5-10 mph almost every day. Everyone does it. Cops don’t usually enforce an infraction that small. But if I get caught? Im CAUGHT. I don’t go get 500 friends with sniper rifles and threaten the damned cops!

    • Jim Bean

      I agree also. And make the Obie administration hand over the documents and maker Lerner talk.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        now that has a lot to do with bundy,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, maybe we can add rep mike(R) grimm??

      • Jim Bean

        It has a lot to do with enforcing the laws and that’s what we’re talking about. Pay attention.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        funny how U-and all other regressives -didn’t mention law “enforcement” when clive bundy was heralded as a “patriot”…..
        a “patriot”………………. and the so-called upholders of law went to good lo’ clives defense with loaded guns drawn and crosshaired upon federal marshals…
        funnt aint it————- I did notice YOU jimbo NOT mentioning this in any blogs
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        mustve been watching NBA playoff action?

      • Jim Bean

        And why would I? They weren’t breaking any laws they weren’t getting arrested for. Or were you under the impression they should have been arrested for just being there? Think about it.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        still spinning there james?? clive didn’t pay ( 20 years,,,, but who is counting??) taxes and fees and fines; which–by the regressive crybaby rightwing mantra– makes him a moocher of the “umpth” degree( did I mention 20 yrs back pay?)
        attention jimbo—attention jimbo:
        no one was to be “arrested” as they were there to confiscate( see: assets/collateral) his property in relation to Unpaid accrued bills.
        NOTE to james: here in America–as in all 50 states– when U do NOt pay bills/fines/fees etc U are BREAKING A LAW ( or more than one)
        again ( keep up with me here jimbo) I said “funny how U and other regressives didn’t bemoan the lawbreaker cliven bundy( “patriot”) when he was mooching and breaking laws for a verrrrrrry extended period of time.” so– ATTEMPTING to stay on topic ( ur not very efficient at that james) I again ask:

        where O where were the tea party regressive white trash “patriots” when moocher/scumbag/ (NOW) racist cliven BOY was doing his thing??
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        answer——
        sucking FOX “news ” tetes and affirming the actions of this sterling example of(rightwing) patriotism.
        and,,,,james O james— what would’ve been the TV/cable/rightwing radio expression IF black men had placed rifle scopes upon federal marshals enforcing state/federal laws towards a black man not paying 20 yrs of fees?
        ( no need to answer– we already know)

    • You guys amaze me. You won’t admit this man is wrong, instead you want to point away from him and say, “well, he’s …” As though the other guy’s infraction is an reason to excuse the behavior of the one being currently berated. Two wrongs doesn’t make it right or excuses the fact that your man is a deadbeat welfare cheat.

      You don’t want him criticised in front of or laughed at for his hypocrisy by Black people as they listen to white people laugh at the white guy. You’re man is a grifter; an uneducated grifter born into his money. Thank Goodness or else he be a hardscrabber with missing teeth.

      20 years and you say “and now that they are enforcing”. You’re a low ethics person and incapable of understanding. That’s sad.

  • Jim in San Diego

    I am not surprised by Bundy’s comments at all there are thousands of oldtimers out there who are products of a different era. I think it is appropriate to chastise them for those inappropriate comments but they aren’t evil people.

    • moe/larry & curly keys

      cliven is a scumbag,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and FOX “news” and MANY big name tea party trash loved him

  • SouthernPatriot55

    So WHY dont yu mention that Sean Hannity CONDEMNED what Bundy said? Huh? WHY the H ell NOT? You stupid idiots on the left!

    • Michael Varian Daly

      Sean Hannity, the fat Joseph Goebbels.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        im digging Michael grimm for president
        ( of southern white trash republican tea party)

    • moe/larry & curly keys

      hey gerbil droppings,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
      Hannity sucked his dick for a week B4 crying foul
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      just as all rightwing trash did

      • Jim Bean

        It was a week before there was anything to cry foul over. You didn’t cry foul when the OWS movement was jamming up WS. Think about it.

      • moe/larry & curly keys

        actually I thought the occupy scumbags were dirty hippies 40 yrs too late; without the style and financial backing of a tea party “rally”
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        oooops………… ya didn’t ask b4 U spewed!!
        now– your jejune statement of ” a week b4 anything to cry ‘foul’ over” is a weeeeebit ( actually 100%) idiotic as cliven white trash scumbag owed a TON of money to state and federal govts as he mooched grazing for his moneymaking cattle
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        jimbo– U used to be somewhat able to stand here and debate
        ……….. u are seriously slipping