Dailies | Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi on Money Equaling Speech: ‘Mo’ Money, Mo’ Pronouns’ (Video)

Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi on Money Equaling Speech: 'Mo' Money, Mo' Pronouns' (Video)

Jon Stewart and “Daily Show” correspondent Aasif Mandvi debated on Thursday's show just what the Supreme Court's latest decision means for free speech. The court struck down a law Wednesday that the overall campaign contributions that individual donors can make. The court found that the law limited free speech. Also read: Jon Stewart: GM Let […]

Jon Stewart and “Daily Show” correspondent Aasif Mandvi debated on Thursday's show just what the Supreme Court's latest decision means for free speech.

The court struck down a law Wednesday that the overall campaign contributions that individual donors can make. The court found that the law limited free speech.

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“What the Supreme Court has codified today is that money is equivalent to speech,” Mandi said. “In other words, mo’ money, mo’ pronouns.”

Rich people, the show explained, get a crisp, clear voice — even if they inherited it. Poor people, meanwhile, sound like the speakers on the public transportation they take to their dead-end jobs.

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