Jon Stewart admitted on Tuesday night's "Daily Show" that his initial coverage of the death of Osama bin Laden was an Id-driven, emotional catharsis. He then proceeded to do what he does best: take down hypocrisy and ambivalence in government.
While some conspiracy theorists are worried that the real Osama bin Laden wasn't killed because they haven't seen photos of his body, the real nagging question in Stewart's mind had to do with Pakistan: how did the government not know bin Laden was hiding there?
Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gilani assured people that the world's #1 terrorist was not hiding in Pakistan, but Stewart couldn't get over how bin Laden's obtrusive compound was located a mere half a mile from the Pakistani version of West Point.
"Let me put it in New York City terms. Bin Laden was on 21st and 7th Avenue -- they were on 21st and 9th Avenue. If the Pakistani military academy were Dominos, they would have been delivered to Bin Laden on foot."
On top of the proximity to military officials, Osama's compound was eight times the size of anyone else's house in the neighborhood, with barbed wire-protected walls. They were the only ones who burned their garbage, and even paid money to the local schoolchildren when their balls landed over the fence. Stewart joked they wouldn't have caught him even if he paid them with a personal check.
So who was playing dumb? Stewart turned his attention to former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in the second part below, who repeatedly said he didn't know where bin Laden was. Yet curiously, Musharraf also said that if he was hiding him, he wouldn't have hidden him in plain sight. Stewart went off:
"So your defense is basically that the ISI is way too smart to put him in such an obvious place, but far too clueless to know he was there?"
Watch both parts of the segment below, including the time that Pres. Musharraf came on "The Daily Show" in 2006 and, as Stewart suspectes, lied to this face about bin Laden's whereabouts.
WATCH: Part one
WATCH: Part two