“Their paranoid fear of a possible dystopic future prevents us from addressing our actual dystopic present. We can’t even begin to discuss 30,000 gun deaths that are actually happening in reality every year because a few of us must remain vigilant against Imaginary Hitler.” ~ Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

It’s been a crap day. Writing would only bring out the worst in me. So here’s Jon Stewart on gun control from last night’s show:

And here is part two:

Even with a cold and obviously straining to keep his voice, Stewart delivered the kind of steady, thoughtful, intelligent commentary that has been sorely lacking since December. I was amazed and impressed.

And by the way, don’t go on hiatus again, Stewart. Things always happen when you are gone . . .

More later.

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2 comments on ““Their paranoid fear of a possible dystopic future prevents us from addressing our actual dystopic present. We can’t even begin to discuss 30,000 gun deaths that are actually happening in reality every year because a few of us must remain vigilant against Imaginary Hitler.” ~ Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

  1. Ian says:

    Yes well spotted, he had another great line on this too “When the constitution was written people had muskets, OK you can have all the muskets you want.”

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