Jon Stewart admitted on The Daily Show that gleeful, wall-to-wall Donald Trump coverage is basically the same thing as frantically jacking it every hour on the hour. But can you blame them?

ā€œWeā€™ve been talking a lot about a certain Republican presidential candidate whose campaign has captured Americaā€™s inability to turn away from spectacular man-made disasters,ā€ Stewart said at the opening of the show. ā€œBut much like excessive masturbation, eventually you feel a deep sense of shame. Not enough to stop you from doing it entirely, but enough to show you down a bit.ā€


ā€œMy point is this: Our incessant Trump-gazing has caused us to miss important non-Trump news,ā€ he concluded, before turning the conversation to the Iran-nuclear deal.

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