Jon Stewart To Benjamin Netanyahu: 'How Dare You!'

Jon Stewart is warning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he might be facing a lawsuit... over stealing our election strategies.

Just before this week's parliamentary elections in Israel, Netanyahu warned that his opponents were bringing in Arab voters by the busload in an effort to get his more conservative base to turn out -- a strategy that paid off with a big win for the prime minister's Likud Party.

"How dare you. How dare you gin up racist fears of minority turnout for short-term political gain," Stewart said on "The Daily Show" on Wednesday night. "That's our thing. You know what? Now you've got a copyright infringement suit on your hands, pal!"

But maybe there's a lesson in there for American politicians.

"You know that stuff you say in private, your core beliefs, your prejudices that you try to hide from people because you fear society would shun you?" Stewart said. "Well, it appears all you have to do is turn into that skid."

Following Netanyahu's example might have changed history in 2012, and Stewart shows how in the clip above.



  • He always tears down Fox News over its horrible coverage
    Heroic Jon Stewart took a few moments here to completely rip apart every aspect of Fox News' lies about the shooting of Michael Brown.
    And it was absolutely incredible.
  • He's really good at pointing out when people are playing fast-and-loose with the US constitution
    There comes a time when the only thing standing between the world and the total bastardisation of constitutional rights is Jon Stewart.
    His no-nonsense approach to putting things right will be sorely missed.
  • He's never been afraid to add a touch of humanity to what he does
    A shaken and struggling Stewart made this excellent nine-minute address to his viewers after the terrorist attacks on New York in September 2001, holding back tears but still managing to give the audience a chuckle.
  • And he's got a brilliant way with words
    After the Grand Jury failed to indict the policeman who killed Eric Garner, Jon issued this statement, saying: "If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more f**king time."
    You can watch his full segment on this case here.
  • He's not afraid to dig up the past to illustrate his point
    In this piece, Stewart takes on tired metaphors, ISIS, and George W. Bush with 'Now That's What I Call Being Completely F**king Wrong About Iraq'.
  • He always knows exactly what to say
    Jon Stewart responded to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in the best possible way.
  • He satirises the media as well as the government
    With the ongoing debate about the legalisation of marijuana in the US, Stewart absolutely ruined the mainstream media's hypocritical criminalisation and ridiculous view of the drug.
  • And let's not forget, he birthed some of the world's greatest comedic talent
    Steve Carell, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, and many more.