Every now and again, Jon Stewart bites his lip and doesn’t try to be funny.
Last night’s Daily Show was one of those nights.
“We are definitely not living in a post-racial society,” he said. “And I can imagine there’s a lot of people out there wondering how much of a society we’re living in at all.”
Related: Protests spread in New York and beyond over Eric Garner case (NPR).
Why quibbling about the cause of Eric Garner’s death completely misses the point (Washington Post).
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.