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Jon Stewart Is Dumbfounded By The Congressional Response To 'Leaks'

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"I would guess the drones are doing biometric readings and instantaneously cross-referencing databases of known criminals, that's probably how we do it, I would guess," Stewart said on Wednesday. Not the case. According to the explosive New York Times report, Obama has embraced a method of counting civilian deaths that essentially counts all military-age males in a strike zone as combatants.

The Times' story has drawn condemnation from both sides of the aisle -- over the "avalanche of leaks" involved in the reporting.

"It is an inconceivable breach of universal human rights ... to tell us about the kill list," Stewart mocked. "The president's killing people with flying robots, and you should not know that."

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