Jon Stewart Steps Up for Palestine

One strategy: Change name to 'Palestein'
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 23, 2011 5:55 AM CDT

(Newser) – On last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart summarized the US response to Palestine seeking UN membership: To win a seat, “all you need to do is settle your differences with Israel!” Though a “spelling change” could also help--instead of “Palestine,” how about “Palestein”? Stewart likened Palestine’s membership effort to joining a housing co-op: The Palestinians are facing President Obama, “that one hardass on the co-op board who always shoots people down.” (Read more Jon Stewart stories.)

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