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Jon Stewart On London Olympics Problems: 'How Did You Run An Empire For 300 Years?'


"Thomas the Tank Engine has crashed, killing 50, Stonehenge has toppled like dominoes and London Bridge is falling down," Stewart said, after listing the very real problems the city is experiencing ahead of the games, not least of all transportation and security.

"How did you run an empire for 300 years?" Stewart added.

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