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Monday, December 09, 2019

Late Night Round-Up: Presidents, Golf, Knighthoods, And Free Speech

Former President Bill Clinton appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and gave an answer to an important question: Why do presidents like to play so much golf?

Seth Meyers also applauded the publication of the new issue of Charlie Hebdo — while criticizing the French government’s arrest of the controversial anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala, for a comment he made about the terrorist attack against the satirical newspaper, as itself an infringement upon the greater principle of free speech.

And on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart also criticized the French arrest of Dieudonné in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack — however contemptible his statements — saying that it was in contradiction of the country’s massive rally for free expression from just this past weekend.

Sir Patrick Stewart appeared with Conan O’Brien, and talked about what it was like to be knighted — and how he almost didn’t notice that particular envelope in his mail.

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