Jon Stewart began his show on Thursday by reviewing of the Department of Justice’s report on pervasive racism in the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department.
Aside from racially biased violence and arrests, “The Daily Show” host noted that 20 percent of the town’s revenue came from ticketing black residents for offenses like “manner of walking along roadway.”
Stewart brought on correspondent Jessica Williams, who was broadcasting “live from the Ferguson police station,” which appeared to be a massive and lavish palace.
“Like the White House, it was also built by black people who didn’t have a choice,” Williams quipped. “Fuck these people.”
Stewart spoke for a brief moment, but by the time the camera cut back to Williams, she had received a ticket for “exceeding the height limit for sidewalk use.” She decided to pay it immediately.
Williams amassed more tickets as the segment went on until she was covered in them.
Watch the clip, courtesy of Comedy Central: