WATCH: Jon Stewart on why we can't have nice things, like elephants

The Daily Show – one of the country’s most popular programs – just got involved in the fight to save elephants from the poaching crisis. Acerbic host Jon Stewart is a master at boiling a hot-button issue down to its ludicrous core, and he nails it here:

Warning: this video includes the usual risqué commentary you'd expect from The Daily Show...segment begins about a minute in at 1:25.

It’s a mixed blessing to have your work appear on The Daily Show. On the one hand, it’s an incredibly good way to raise awareness.

On the other, it confirms the feeling of incredulity – that we actually need to have this conversation in the first place.

We don’t need ivory, elephants do.

It’s that simple.

--PL

Help African elephants! Tell the White House to stand strong against the NRA and other special interest groups who want to weaken the rules.

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