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June 23, 2015

Thank goodness we have Jon Stewart to translate the undistinguishable frustration that black people are trying to express about the Confederate flag flying over the state capitol of South Carolina.

A lot of people are having a hard time understanding why the Confederate flag flying over the state capitol is upsetting to others. Luckily, Jon Stewart is able to break it down for us. Disregard the hundreds of thousands of black voices telling us the exact same thing and listen to Jon Stewart, messenger from up above, on just how this flag is a symbol of hatred and reminder of a painful history.

At some point a black woman who I’ve definitely seen on the show before–Jennifer? Jacquelyn? I’m not sure–tells us that if the issue was just to celebrate Southern culture, we might as well just pick up a banjo. Her rant is a bit confusing, but if you stick with it, Jon Stewart eventually translates her rage into a coherent arguement!