Jon Stewart Takes On Pepper Spraying Cop Anthony Bologna (AKA Tony Baloney)

This week, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has been reporting, seriously and solemnly, on an NYPD officer who sprayed pepper spray into a group of protesters taking part in Occupy Wall Street. That officer, Anthony Bologna, is now facing an internal investigation due in no small part to O’Donnell’s reporting. But, hey. Who said a faceful of pepper spray can’t also be utterly hilarious? Not The Daily Show!

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In a segment that proves there is not currently enough Christopher Meloni on TV, the Law & Order: SVU star played the role of his career: Chris Melogna as Anthony Bologna (aka “Tony Baloney”) in The Vigilogna.

You guys. How is I’m Pregnant And… A Nudist on TV and this isn’t?

Take a look at the video (which also includes both a glimpse at a Saudi bachelorette party and the clever use of a bucket), via Comedy Central:

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