Jon Stewart Explains How ‘The Daily Show’ ‘Nearly Killed’ Jimmy Carter [VIDEO]

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

Jon Stewart says Jimmy Carter nearly died during an appearance on “The Daily Show.”

During an interview with comedian Melissa McCarthy on Thursday night’s edition of the show, Stewart explained how Carter almost suffered an unfortunate accident when he appeared on the show.

“We nearly killed Jimmy Carter,” Stewart said.

Watch the video to see how, exactly, Carter was taken “to the edge of concussion town.”

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