By Tom Knighton
Isn’t it amusing when someone speaks with authority on a subject they know jack squat about?
Oh, I’m sorry. Amusing isn’t quite the right word here. What’s the word I’m looking for? Oh, right. Infuriating.
Jon Stewart made his name trying to straddle the line between journalist and comedian, jumping over it whenever convenient so as to avoid harsh criticism of his work. Now that he’s no longer behind the desk at The Daily Show, though, he doesn’t really get to hide behind the journalist label.
Not that it matters when he says something this colossally stupid.
Comedian Jon Stewart made a joke this week about purchasing AR-15s.
Before a crowd of veterans attending the “Stand Up for Heroes” benefit at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden, Stewart launched into a bit about the relative ease at which one can purchase America’s most popular rifle.
After filling out an application and waiting two weeks, “they called to schedule a home visit to make sure the environment was going to be appropriate,” Stewart said, as reported by USA Today. “You know what? Never mind, sorry. I tried to adopt a cat. I got an AR-15 in three minutes online. It’s harder to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms