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Jon Stewart on Mitt’s ‘Very Poor’ Gaffe

Daily Show host Jon Stewart was shocked – shocked! – by Mitt Romney’s latest gaffe – saying, during an interview on CNN, that he’s “not concerned about the very poor,” because they can fall back on our nation’s wonderful social safety net. Stewart had a spot-on analogy: “It’s like a doctor saying, ‘I’m not concerned about the very healthy, because they’re fine, or the very sick because, you know, morphine.'” To try to make sense of “Romney’s apparent conflation of the very rich and very poor,” Stewart invited correspondents Jason Jones and John Oliver to each represent one of the two classes. Watch the clip below:


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