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VIDEO: DAILY SHOW's Jon Stewart Launches Kickstarter to Buy CNN!

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On last night's The Daily Show on Comedy Central, host Jon Stewart announced that he was launching a $10 billion Kickstarter campaign in order to purchase CNN. The host encouraged fans to visit Letsbuycnn.com and make their contributions.

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According to the site: "CNN, America's first 24-hour cable news network, has been terrible for many, many years. Does it have to be that way? Who knows, maybe it does. So let's find out for ourselves!" reads the site.

Kickstarter.com has not commented on the story.

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VIDEO: DAILY SHOW's Jon Stewart Launches Kickstarter to Buy CNN!


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