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Old 25 April 2013, 08:26 PM
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Roll eyes Donald Trump Outs Jon Stewart as a Jew

Jon Stewart is pretty great a skewering Donald Trump, and Donald Trump is pretty good at typing on an electronic device in order to post a short message on Twitter. Trump struggles in this asymmetrical warfare. On Wednesday, he lowered himself a major feat in itself to outing Jon Stewart as a Jew. "I promise you that I'm much smarter than Jonathan Leibowitz - I mean Jon Stewart @TheDailyShow. Who, by the way, is totally overrated," Trump tweeted. He then defended his hair, claiming it is not a wig.

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Old 25 April 2013, 08:31 PM
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Wait, Jon Stewart is a Jew? They let Jews on TV now? Is he there to corrupt our youth and get them to give up bacon and charge interest and things? Darn those tricky Jews!
OK, is Trump really all in on the joke that he is, and just interested in getting attention?
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Old 25 April 2013, 08:32 PM
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Trump needs a new insult to replace "overrated."
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Old 25 April 2013, 08:34 PM
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I don't know if he's in on how much of a joke he is, but he's certainly doing stuff just for the attention.
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Old 25 April 2013, 10:05 PM
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The best word he can come up with for an insult is "overrated"? Wow, the whole Birther fiasco must have really took the wind out of his sails.
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Old 26 April 2013, 02:26 AM
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And here I thought the Donald was busy trying to buy the Old Post Office Building on Penn Ave.

Dawn--that's the closest he'll ever get to the White House--Storm
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Old 26 April 2013, 02:43 AM
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Oh no!! Jon Stewart is jewish? What horrible news will be subjected to next? That Donald Trump has a bit more money than others? That the Westboro Ba[tist Church is not quite okay with homosexuality? Or that Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker are related?
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Old 26 April 2013, 02:52 AM
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Well I just heard that dogs bark and that water is wet.
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Old 26 April 2013, 05:00 AM
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I won't believe it until I see Jon Stewart's longform birth certififcate.
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Old 26 April 2013, 07:43 AM
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What about the Pope? What's he up to these days?

I'm genuinely surprised that Donald Trump's hair isn't a wig (according to his claim), though. I would have thought that one of the benefits of having lots of money would be that you could afford some mirrors, and a decent hairdresser, but perhaps not. The rich are just like us after all!
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Old 26 April 2013, 07:54 AM
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The only news less surprising than "Jon Stewart is Jewish" is that Don Trump is still an idiot.
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Old 26 April 2013, 08:48 AM
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Except Trump didn't out him "as a Jew." He outed him as having changed his name. Granted, his previous name is "Jewish-sounding," but having a Jewish-sounding last name doesn't always correlate with being Jewish. It's not like Jon Stewart hides the fact that he's Jewish either.
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Old 26 April 2013, 10:14 AM
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What else was he supposed to be pointing out, then? (It sounds to me very much like what the bigots in the neighborhood would say: "Well, you know Bob Dylan was really ..." Yes, everyone knows. Who cares? They knew no one would listen if they simply said they were suspicious of Jewish people who changed their names.)
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Old 26 April 2013, 12:28 PM
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But Jon Stewart didn't actually change his name, from what I understand. His name is Jonathan Stewart Leibowitz, isn't it? To say "Jon Stewart" is changing his name is a little like saying "Cher" changed hers.
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Old 26 April 2013, 01:17 PM
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I don't really understand your point. But, in any case, Cher had her name legally changed to Cher in 1978.
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Old 26 April 2013, 01:27 PM
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Except Trump didn't out him "as a Jew." He outed him as having changed his name. Granted, his previous name is "Jewish-sounding," but having a Jewish-sounding last name doesn't always correlate with being Jewish. It's not like Jon Stewart hides the fact that he's Jewish either.
I'm pretty sure the point of the article is that Donald Trump is stupid enough to think that he "outed" Stewart, not to suggest that he actually did.
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Old 26 April 2013, 02:34 PM
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Look at everyone Adam Sandler outed in the Hanukkah Song. Even James Caan, Kirk Douglas, and the late Dinah Shore-ah.
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Old 26 April 2013, 03:12 PM
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I don't really understand your point. But, in any case, Cher had her name legally changed to Cher in 1978.
My point is that he didn't change his name--he went by a shorter version. (Cher vs. Cher Bono--doesn't mean she changed it, I'm saying. Probably not the best example but it was what came to mind.)
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Except Trump didn't out him "as a Jew." He outed him as having changed his name. Granted, his previous name is "Jewish-sounding," but having a Jewish-sounding last name doesn't always correlate with being Jewish. It's not like Jon Stewart hides the fact that he's Jewish either.
But, Jon Stewart is also open about changing his name. He has mentioned it quite often on The Daily Show. That's actually how I found out that he had changed his name.
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Old 26 April 2013, 04:21 PM
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Maybe Trump found out that way too.




Naah.

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