May 19, 2004

Actually, Terror Is a Noun

We declared war on terror. We declared war on terror—it’s not even a noun, so, good luck. After we defeat it, I’m sure we’ll take on that bastard ennui.
--excerpted from Jon Stewart's commencement speech to the 2004 graduating class of William & Mary

In spite of that little slip-up, it's still a damn funny speech. Check it out.

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