Jon Stewart On Perry’s Birtherism: Now He’s Only Six Months Behind The National Conversation (VIDEO)

October 25, 2011 5:41 am

Rick Perry’s new foray into birtherism actually represents progress for the Republican presidential hopeful, Jon Stewart said on Monday.Perry, in an interview with Parade magazine, suggested that after dining with Donald Trump, he’s not so sure about President Obama’s birth certificate.

“See, now he’s only six months behind the national conversation,” Stewart said. “But his ‘n-word’ family hunting ground was, like, 150 years behind. In many ways, Perry’s actually gaining time.”

But Perry wasn’t the only Republican in Stewart’s sights. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Friday canceled a speech at the University of Pennsylvania on income inequality after protests were planned.

“Pussy,” Stewart said, trying to clear his throat. “Seriously, you’re going to give a speech about income inequality but you cancel it because the ‘poors’ might be there?”

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