On Thursday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart had to admit that he's had a "mogul-shaped hole" in his heart ever since Donald Trump briefly fell out of the media spotlight. So imagine his delight when yesterday afternoon Trump emerged to make an important announcement:
"I haven't been this happy to see an orange face again since the end of Finding Nemo!" Stewart joked.
Unfortunately, the "big news" was that Trump endorsed GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney for President. Stewart wasn't really surprised considering that they both like firing people, love corporations and don't seem to care about very poor people. In fact, he saw the union of this billionaire and multi-multi-millionaire as sort of a beacon of hope. Maybe there really isn't such a huge socioeconomic divide in our country?
To find out, Stewart turned to John Hodgman for a particularly good "Money Talks" segment on replacing the idea of "haves and have-nots" with "haves and soon-to-haves." Like Trump and Romney, Hodgman believes that the 99% should admire and trust the 1% and eventually they'll all be in the 1%, even though Stewart pointed out that it's mathematically impossible -- not to mention a pyramid scheme.
"No, no. A pyramid was a monument to the wealthiest Egyptians built by slaves who worked until they died," Hodgman said. "That would be a terrible metaphor for me to use... Or for our country to put on the back of our money."
Watch part one above and part two below to hear John Hodgman's real feelings on class warfare after he activates the "Dome of Silence" so that the audience can't hear him.
WATCH: Part two
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