Jon Stewart Dumbstruck by Bachmann Egypt Trip: ‘Please Be a Jimmy Kimmel Prank…’

Jon Stewart has seen some crazy political stunts, but Michele Bachmann, Steve King, and Louis Gohmert holding a joint press conference in Egypt was just too much for him. Stewart sighed, facepalmed, and begged to the comedy gods, “Please be a Jimmy Kimmel prank…”

Stewart roundly mocked the Three Musketeers for trying to bring Egypt a “quick shot of vitamin America” and the condescending way they treated Egyptian democracy. And looking at the stage they were on, Stewart wondered if they were really in Egypt to begin with. He suggested they were just on the fake-moon sound stage, noticing the three of them “look afraid they’re going to get all Muslim on them.”

Stewart then introduced the Daily Show follow-up delegation, including correspondent Samantha Bee and sketch comedy/television icons Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. Bee issued an apology to the nation of Egypt “for sending you literally the three stupidest people in America.”

Watch the video below, via Comedy Central:

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