Stewart Updates ‘List Of Innocent Things Black People Do That Look Suspicious’

Jon Stewart discussed pointergate during his show.
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Jon Stewart took his turn Wednesday night at poking fun at a Minneapolis television station for its ridiculous assertion that the city’s Mayor Betsy Hodges had flashed a gang sign while posing for a picture with a convicted felon.

The host of “The Daily Show” mocked TV station KSTP for its “serious” coverage of the mayor, who is white, posing in the photo toward a community service volunteer, who is black, and responded to the station’s question about what the mayor’s possible intentions could be.

“To warn clown-ass bitches not to snitch,” Stewart said. “I assume.”

Stewart noted that pointing was a gesture that “goes back to literally the very first form of human communication.”

Stewart then added pointing to his list of “innocent things black people do that look suspicious.”

“Don’t wear a hoody,” Stewart said. “Don’t carry skittles. Don’t carry keys. Don’t reach for a wallet. Don’t drive in a car in a nice neighborhood. Don’t drive in a car. Don’t be a passenger in a car. Don’t knock on a white person’s door. And now, don’t point.”

Watch the video below, courtesy of Comedy Central:

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