"Look, obviously there are many strong opinions on this issue," Stewart said. "But just merely mentioning Israel or questioning in any way the effectiveness or humanity of Israel's policies is not the same thing as being pro-Hamas."
The correspondents branded him a "zionist pig" for that comment, proving Stewart couldn't win either way,
"You know what, f*ck it," Stewart said. "Why don't we just talk about something lighter, like Ukraine?"
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