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Jon Stewart And A Talking Emmy On The End of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Jon Stewart And A Talking Emmy On The End of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

The end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” was obvious fodder for late night shows, but Jon Stewart handled the story best, with a mix of absurdist gay jokes (Jason Jones dancing in teeny cut-off jeans) and sincere relief that the policy has changed.

Stewart even managed a wacky quick detour that featured a talking Emmy award (from Sunday’s worst Emmys ever ) that mocked The Daily Show’s win – and why was a winner doing a stale Bill Clinton joke? – even as it reminded us that they beat the competition. Take a look:

He begins with Jones and the silly part:

Here’s the talking Emmy in a segment on the history of gays in the military, which ends more seriously with a gone-viral video of a soldier coming out to his father:

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