Saturday Night Live, take note: This is how you approach the death of Muammar Gaddafi for a comedy program. During Thursday night’s installment of The Daily Show, which aired just a few hours after the news that the Libyan dictator had been killed by rebel forces, host Jon Stewart gave it his all for the opening segment. Stewart offered up, among other things, perspective on why Gaddafi was murdered (“You know why they shot him? ‘Cause they’re rebels”), analysis on the reaction from the media (including those controversial photos) and U.S. politicians, tips to dictators (his “Dic-Tip”, if you will) who go into hiding (for instance, unless you’re the Road Runner, don’t hide in a hole) and, perhaps most importantly, his awesome Fruit Ninja score to Hillary Clinton. Watch the full clip below.
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