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Wage Against the Machine: Video of The Daily Show's Take On Inequality (VIDEO)

Humor, economics, and good old American douchebaggery.


President Obama, blah blah blah, economic inequality, yadda yadda yadda.

That's what much of Twitter sounded like following Tuesday night's State of the Union address by President Barack Obama.

And, yes, the issue is a critically important one.

But as usual The Daily Show with Jon Stewart preempted the latest round of economic inequality hoopla with its own biting look at this social and economic problem — notably, the role a minimum wage plays in an economy.

And, as usual, it's hilarious.

Here's Daily Show correspondent Sam Bee's take, which — aside from neatly laying out the economics — finds another supply-and-demand curve-wieldling douchebag to skewer.