Some of Stewart's funniest -- and most powerful -- work is when he points out the absurd hypocrisies of politicians, members of the media and other public figures, and his segment on reaction to Sam's announcement was no different.
“No pro team wants the type of ‘controversy’ having a gay player is going to cause," Stewart said, sarcasm in full effect. "If he had just been convicted of DUI vehicular manslaughter, or obstruction of justice in connection with a murder, or have been accused of sexual assault, or screamed the N-word at a concert, or killed a bunch of dogs and buried them in his [explective] yard -- you know, ‘NFL material.’”
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