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Jon Stewart had another excellent segment last night blasting the disgusting analogy from former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) comparing abortion to slavery.

STEWART: Um, is this new anti-abortion campaign an effective message for the black community?

WILMORE: Well, Jon, if politicians are so concerned about what's killing black people, how about curing diabetes or sickle cell?  Or ban something that kills us on the inside: Tyler Perry's House of Pain.

SCHAAL: And speaking for women, those politicians should stay the hell out of our wombs.

STEWART: Oh, is that because for you, abortion is a private matter?

SCHAAL: No, because it's not safe in there!  Weren't you listening?  Deadliest Snatch!

STEWART: Please don't... please don't show the poster again, if that's....  But isn't there a valid point though to be made about, shouldn't we work to reduce the number of abortions?  Especially in the black community, or really, any community.

WILMORE: Yeah, I get their point, Jon.  We need to make more black babies.  And if black women's vaginas are as dangerous as they say, I know what we have to do now.

STEWART: (confused look) Reduce rates through education and...?

WILMORE: No, Jon, we need to make black babies in a safer, cleaner alternative: white women's vaginas!

SCHAAL: You know, if it's interracial, it counts as black!

Video and transcript below the fold.

In the battle over abortion and women's productive rights, pro-life groups have opened up a new front.
RICK SANTORUM (1/24/2011): For the first, well, more than 100 years in this country, when we denied personhood to human life, in the form of black people in America... now, the Supreme Court, 100 years later in 1973... they're going to say that this group of people, human life in the womb, is going to be denied personhood.
Yes, oddly enough, the pro-life movement is using the black community to make their point, equating abortion with slavery.  And... throwing in a little bit of the genocide for good measure.  Eh, you gotta watch it.
SEAN HANNITY: They say black women abort their children at 5 times the rate of whites in America.

RICK SANTORUM: The black population should be almost double what it is today.

It's what they've always wanted.  For more, I'm joined by Senior Women's Affairs Correspondent Kristen Schaal and Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore.  Guys, thanks so much for being here, appreciate it.

JON STEWART: The new pro-life campaign touches on both of your areas of expertise obviously, so I wanted to get both your spins on this.  Larry, why don't you start?

LARRY WILMORE: Sure, Jon.  Oh, white people, I am so sorry.  I had no idea that black people get 5 times more abortions than white people.  I mean, I know we already kick your ass in sports and music, but... we're dominating in that area as well?  Hey, you can have abortion back, we'll get good at math.  Watch your back, Asians!

STEWART: I'm sorry, Kristen, you... are you OK?  You seem upset.  Are you upset by this?

KRISTEN SCHAAL: I... I don't want to be a slaveowner.  I didn't realize that being pro-choice meant perpetrating slavery.  I mean, forget about abortion, I mean, what about pregnancy?  That's keeping a fetus captive for 9 months in our middle passage, sloshing back and forth in the 100-degree heat, chained to an umbilical cord like an animal!  It's so inhumane!

STEWART: But... I don't know if they mean it metaphorically, women obviously are not slave ships.  I mean, don't we have to balance the competing interests of the mother and the fetus?  Is that...?

SCHAAL: Well, all I know is that on the next Census, I'm declaring all 300,000 of my eggs as whole people.  And I'm going to give them reparations!

WILMORE: Great, even your ovaries get reparations before I do.  Look, listen, I know these guys want to make a point, but you don't do it by appropriating the worst thing that happened to other people.  Equating anything you don't like to slavery trivializes centuries of suffering.  It's like the Holocaust of analogies.

STEWART: (stunned pause) This campaign isn't really just about slavery, it also reaches out to African-Americans in other controversial ways.  Take a look at this.

AP (2/24/2011): This massive billboard standing tall over a busy street reads, "The most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb."

WILMORE: Come on, Jon, the womb is the most dangerous place for black people?  At the most, it's 17th, behind the Magic Johnson Theater at the premiere of a Big Momma movie.

STEWART: Wow.  17th?

SCHAAL: Yeah, Jon, 17th.  We did the research, didn't we Larry?, for a new show we just filmed for the Discovery Channel.

STEWART: What's....?  Can I ask, and again, I'm not an ad executive, but why is there a fishing boat in the promo?

SCHAAL: Oh, you'd rather if it was a giant picture of a gaping vagina?

STEWART: OK, OK, OK.

SCHAAL: I fought for that.

STEWART: Fair point, fair point.  Um, is this new anti-abortion campaign an effective message for the black community?

WILMORE: Well, Jon, if politicians are so concerned about what's killing black people, how about curing diabetes or sickle cell?  Or ban something that kills us on the inside: Tyler Perry's House of Pain.

SCHAAL: And speaking for women, those politicians should stay the hell out of our wombs.

STEWART: Oh, is that because for you, abortion is a private matter?

SCHAAL: No, because it's not safe in there!  Weren't you listening?  Deadliest Snatch!

STEWART: Please don't... please don't show the poster again, if that's....  But isn't there a valid point though to be made about, shouldn't we work to reduce the number of abortions?  Especially in the black community, or really, any community.

WILMORE: Yeah, I get their point, Jon.  We need to make more black babies.  And if black women's vaginas are as dangerous as they say, I know what we have to do now.

STEWART: (confused look) Reduce rates through education and...?

WILMORE: No, Jon, we need to make black babies in a safer, cleaner alternative: white women's vaginas!

SCHAAL: You know, if it's interracial, it counts as black!

WILMORE: That's true.  C'mon Kristen, let's make a black baby.  (starts to take off jacket)  That's right, we're going to start it right now, Jon.

SCHAAL: I thought... well, I thought this was just a bit.

WILMORE: Kristen, no, remember?  We were in the Deadliest Snatch, I said if we ever get out, you would owe me one.

SCHAAL: One black baby?

WILMORE: Yeah!

STEWART: Larry, I really don't think....

WILMORE: Jon, not now, not now.  C'mon Kristen, think how adorable they are.

SCHAAL: Aww, and their little Timberland boots?

WILMORE: Yeah!  (fist bump)

(online video cuts off here, what follows did air on TV)

SCHAAL: OK, let's do this!

STEWART: We're going to go.

WILMORE: Jon, can we use this right here?  (points at desk)

STEWART: No, you can use that, that's fine.  We're going to go.  We're going to be right back.  Kristen Schaal and Larry Wilmore, everybody.  We'll be right back.

Coming just the day after Jon's excellent send-up of the birthers using their own pro-life arguments against them, he's really been sticking it to the pro-life crowd this week.  :-)
Jon also mocked the GOP for their weak presidential field, and ripped Rep. Peter King (R-NY) for his ties to IRA terrorists.

Jon also covered some topics liberals will be upset over: the military trials for Gitmo detainees continuing under Obama, and the NPR CEO resigning after James O'Keefe's sting video.
Meanwhile, Stephen Colbert talked about Clarence Thomas's massive conflict of interest regarding his wife's source of income, and had on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to discuss it.
And yesterday, Stephen mocked Michele Bachmann for her quest for the "freedom" to buy... incandescent light bulbs and had on the NRDC's Dale Bryk to talk about what the truth actually is.
He also looked at that fake Rahm Emanuel on Twitter.

Jon talked with Brian Christian on Tuesday, and Aaron Eckhart on Wednesday.  Stephen talked with Dan Sinker on Tuesday, and David Brooks on Wednesday.

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