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HE'S BACK! Jon Stewart Returns With A Message For Fox News And GOP 'Conservatives'

"You don’t own patriotism, you don’t own Christianity, you sure as hell don’t own respect for the bravery and sacrifice of military, police and firefighters."

22/07/2016 5:38 PM AEST | Updated 22/07/2016 5:38 PM AEST
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Jon Stewart is back.

The former “Daily Show” host came out of retirement to join his old colleague, Stephen Colbert, on CBS’ “Late Show.”

He didn’t waste any time getting back to work, ripping into Fox News for now praising Donald Trump for some of the very same traits they condemned in Barack Obama. 

And he had a very direct message for the “conservatives” who want to “take the country back.”

He said:

“You feel that you’re this country’s rightful owners. There’s only one problem with that: This country isn’t yours. You don’t own it. It never was. There is no ‘real America.’ 

You don’t own it. You don’t own patriotism, you don’t own Christianity, you sure as hell don’t own respect for the bravery and sacrifice of military, police and firefighters. Trust me.

I saw a lot of people on the convention floor in Cleveland with their ‘Blue Lives Matter’ rhetoric who either remained silent or actively fought against the 9/11 First Responders Bill reauthorization. I see you, and I see your...” 

At that point, the audio cut out ― but you don’t have to be an expert lipreader to make out what Stewart said next. 

See the full segment in the clip above. 

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