Jon Stewart uses the racist Oklahoma frat chant to show conservatives racism isn't dead

March 12, 2015 1:50 PM

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There is no excuse for the horrible, racist, caught-on-video chant by a group of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) frat members on a bus, said Jon Stewart on Wednesday night's Daily Show — unless you were on MSNBC Wednesday morning, when "Morning Joe" Scarborough and some of his conservative guests argued that the University of Oklahoma frat bros were only using words they heard on the rap music they purchase.

Stewart was having none of it. "The kids on that bus weren't repeating a rap song that they'd heard," he said, "they were gleefully performing one of their fraternity's old... let's call them anti-Negro spirituals." Also, Stewart added: "How come when conservatives talk about African-Americans, they...

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