Count on Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to cut to the heart of how screwed up our tastes, our psychology and our culture are when it comes to eating animals.
Skip these two videos if you think that the abuse and the eating of horses should not be the meat of tasteless humor. But I’d call it bitter satire in the best tradition of the likes of Mark Twain.
Here’s Stewart in his opening segment – Horse d’Oeuvres:
And Colbert on The U.K. Horsemeat Scandal. (He takes a minute or two to get into it.