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Jon Stewart Roasts The House's Reading Of The Constitution (VIDEO)


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Things did get a little more exciting, however, when an apparent member of the birther movement yelled out during the "natural born citizen" clause, "Except Obama, except Obama, help us Jesus!"

"Help us Jesus?" Stewart asked. "You're in the House of Representatives. I think you might be in the wrong rotunda."

Still, Stewart gave the House members props after all was said and done, saluting them with a lighter in hand.

"Woo!" Stewart said. "Encore! Encore! Monroe Doctrine! Emancipation proclamation! Play some deep cuts, mother fucker!"


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