Jon Stewart Takes Down “The Deadly Knockout Game”

“Could the news media be overhyping the danger?” The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart asked. “They’ve never done that before… Well there was that…all the time.”

Jon Stewart took note Monday that a game where teens supposedly punch random people “for the fun of it” has been a “trend” since 1994, and poked fun at all the supposed violence-related trends the media has hyped (e.g., car surfing).

Stewart also pointed out there are other violence problems the U.S. faces: “People shooting other people. It’s called the shoot-y game.”

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Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.
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