Jon Stewart pokes fun at The New York Times for its gossipy Marco Rubio coverage

Jon Stewart mocks The New York Times for its Rubio coverage
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The New York Times has been printing some hard-hitting stories about the 2016 presidential candidates, notably Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, said Jon Stewart on Wednesday's Daily Show. But its recent exposés on Marco Rubio's speeding tickets and personal finance? "How is this front-page news?" he asked, characterizing the stories as more like "inconsequential gossip."

"I can't think of a single person who would be bothered by this," Stewart said. Well, there was one: Mitt Romney. Romney's reported passing-over of Rubio as running mate due to his messy finances prompted a pretty good ribbing from Stewart, and CNN got a jab, too. And you'll never be able to unsee that image of Rubio rolling around like a cat. You can watch below. Peter Weber

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