The Declaration of Independence states as a self-evident truth that "all men are created equal," but America puts that to the test with a different group every decade or so, Jon Stewart said on Wednesday's Daily Show. "Lately Muslims have been subjected to the 'equal people' test and, well, there's good news and bad news," he added, noting the Supreme Court victory for a hijab-wearing Abercrombie & Fitch job applicants (good) and the Muslim woman allegedly refused a can of Coke on a United flight (bad).
To explore anti-Muslim discrimination in America further, Stewart brought on Senior Religion Correspondent Hasan Minhaj. And because this is The Daily Show, Minhaj said that United did the right thing. "We are crafty," he said. "Anything on a plane is a weapon to a Muslim." Minhaj really hit his stride when explaining what Muslims need to do to fit in and avoid discrimination. As a start, call him Cody. Watch below for more tips, bittersweet laughs. Peter Weber
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