Jon Stewart can’t believe Rahm Emanuel won Tuesday’s runoff

SHARE Jon Stewart can’t believe Rahm Emanuel won Tuesday’s runoff
Screen_Shot_2015_04_09_at_8.43.49_AM.png

Jon Stewart cannot believe Mayor Rahm Emanuel won Tuesday’s mayoral runoff against Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.

How shocked is “The Daily Show” host?

This shocked:

It didn’t take long for Stewart to jump right in to the issues affecting the city during his “The Midwest Wing” segment on Wednesday night’s show.

“Back in the day, Chicago was a seedy hotbed of violence, financial ruin, blatant crimes against humanity,” Stewart said as a shot of deep dish pizza was shown. “And by back in the day, I mean 2011.”

Stewart then points out the “Chicago of today,” which includes a $2 billion deficit.

“Things are looking up,” Stewart said. “And by things I mean the amount of money they don’t have — and crime.”

Stewart then questions how sitting a mayor with a “terrible record” and a “universally recognized abrasive personality” defeat this country’s “fourth most-famous Chuy”?

(Counter-clockwise: Chewbacca, Chewy bars, Garcia and Chuy from “Chelsea Lately”) 

With his campaign ads, of course.

“Chicago, congratulations, you Rolling Stoned that s—,” Stewart said. “The report is in on everything you have done wrong, and we feel that that report is punishment enough.”

The Daily Show

Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive

The Latest
Williams resigned unexpectedly Wednesday with little explanation other than that he was leaving “to take care of my health and family.”
The top ten remain stable and three teams make season debuts: Naperville Central, Lincoln-Way West and Morris.
Despite glitches in other courthouses, the first week of bail reform in Cook County went relatively smoothly. But hearings were slower than usual, marked by extensive arguments from prosecutors and defense attorneys as they tested guidelines under the Pretrial Fairness Act.
The complete area football schedule for the sixth week of the season.
In Europe, bikes are an important part of urban transportation because of “infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure.” And attitude.