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Daily Show Rips Rahm's Chick-fil-A Stance

Daily Show host Jon Stewart takes shots at Rahm Emanuel and Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy during show



    Jon Stewart chimed into the Chick-fil-A controversy on Monday's episode of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," ripping into Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel in the process.

    After a brief introduction Stewart showed a now pervasive clip of Rahm Emanuel speaking to reporters.

    "Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago values," the mayor said in the clip.

    "We are Chicago," Stewart added enthusiastically. "A city built on gambling, corruption, murder and ballot stuffing. Not intolerance!"

    The host went on to parody the idea that people must support only companies with their own viewpoints.

    Emanuel came under fire last week, and quickly backtracked on comments that seemed to support Ald. Joe Moreno's plans to block a Chick-fil-A from opening in the 1st ward.

    "Gay couples are our neighbors, our families, members of our own families, they’re our residents- those are our values," Emanuel said at the time. "And we don’t want to have any policy that discriminates against people that are essential members and members who contribute to the value of our city. That’s who we are."

    Stewart didn't stop at Emanuel, but also took shots at President and COO Dan Cathy's comments that America is "inviting God's judgment" by allowing gay marriage.

    "So the country has made it through an Indian genocide, slavery, segregation and nine Police Academy movies, somehow escaping God's judgment," the host said. "I don't think letting gays register at Bed Bath & Beyond is going to tip the scales."

    Watch the full video below: