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Jon Stewart Calls 'Obama's Katrina' An 'Offensive' Nickname For Healthcare Rollout

11/19/2013 08:38 am ET

Jon Stewart is often critical of President Obama, but the minute you compare him to George W. Bush, you've gone too far.

Several pundits have dubbed the troubled rollout of Healthcare.gov to be "Obama's Katrina," a label that Stewart found to be patently offensive and reductive. "Yes, I believe we've all seen the damning photos of the presidential flyover surveying the human suffering of the Healthcare.gov website from a safe distance," he quipped, calling back to the infamous photo of President Bush assessing the damage of Katrina from the safety of Air Force One.

"Comparing the government abdication of responsibility during Hurricane Katrina, the death of hundreds of people, the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, to a f***ing website, is offensive," he said in response to news personalities such as Chris Wallace blasting the president's response.

Check out the clip above to see Stewart take down the "Obama's Katrina" comparison.

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