Jon Stewart mocks Brian Williams’ response to fire alarm in studio

By David Ferguson
Thursday, December 1, 2011 8:45 EDT
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Screengrab of Jon Stewart and volunteer fireman Brian Williams
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On last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart poked a bit of gentle fun at NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for his stoic response to a fire alarm that started going off early in the broadcast. Stewart poses the question as to whether this is the best example Williams, a volunteer fireman, can set for kids, to “Stop, drop, and be handsome” while staying on tele-prompter.

Watch the video, embedded via Comedy Central, below:

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David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
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