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Pervez Musharraf, Daily Show, Osama? Wha?!

mushy and stewart

So, how exactly does the current President of Pakistan fit into the Daily Show with Jon Stewart? We have no idea.

Mushy’s memoir, “In the line of fire” has landed him face time on cbs, pbs…and last night the daily show.

Stewart welcomed Musharraf with some tea (not the milk chai) and a hostess twinkie. After getting settled Stewart fired, ‘Where’s Osama bin Laden?’

Maybe Jon Stewart went a little easy on him because this is the first time a sitting head of state has actually appeared on the show? The best part, though, was when Stewart asks Mushy on the “Seat of Heat,”

“George W. Bush and Osama bin Laden — be truthful — who would win a popular vote in Pakistan?”

Musharraf after a good 15-30 seconds, says

“I think they’ll both lose miserably,” replied Musharraf,

We were suprisingly entertained.

But, how does Mushy fit in with the Daily Show? We still have no idea.



September 27, 2006 Posted by | Make Chai Not War | 20 Comments