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‘The Daily Show’ takes on #pointergate

Jon Stewart jumps in on the criticism of KSTP’s Mayor Hodges gang-sign story.

Well, that was inevitable. Just shy of a week since KSTP aired its highly questionable report accusing Mayor Betsy Hodges of making a gang sign in a photo, a story that was instantly and widely mocked with the Twitter hashtag #pointergate, Jon Stewart jumped in on the criticism during a 5-minute segment on the Daily Show Wednesday night. Thanks, KSTP — they’re talking about us in New York.