As tension continues to mount between the U.S. and Russia over the issues of Syria, gay rights and Edward Snowden, you have to ask yourself what would happen if an American and a Russian sat down together and talked these issues out with civility and respect. I mean, WHY HASN'T THE GOVERNMENT THOUGHT OF THIS? Oh, they have? It's called diplomacy? My apologies. Continuing on.

Because all else has failed, The Daily Show has stepped up to add their own voice to the fray, sending out diplomat Samantha Bee to sit down with the Russia-born Andranik Migranyan, director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation. Safe to say, their talk was productive tense and fruitless.