All statements involving Jon Stewart

The American slave trade caused 5 million deaths "or more."

Says Abraham Lincoln tried to buy slaves' freedom in border states, but the states "all rejected it."

Congress "is bewildered at the scope and reach of our spying apparatus" but in 2008 and 2012 "explicitly rejected an amendment calling for more disclosure."

"When the country was founded, Congress had exactly the same attitude about the sanctity of Christmas celebrations that a 7-Eleven does today: 'Yeah, we're open.'"

"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers? … Fox viewers, consistently, every poll."

One-third of the economic stimulus package was tax cuts.

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