WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Obama for Attending Saudi King's Funeral, Not Paris March

'Why again was the President so eager to go mourn this fella?' comedian asks, given the kingdom's rights record.

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Screenshot from January 28, 2015 episode of Comedy Central's Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Screenshot from January 28, 2015 episode of Comedy Central's Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
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Not one to mince words, Jon Stewart slammed U.S. President Barack Obama for attending the late Saudi King Abdullah's funeral last week, and not joining the Paris anti-terror solidarity march on January 11.

In Wednesday's episode of "The Daily Show," Stewart mocked Obama for cutting his visit to India short to attend the funeral of the conservative kingdom's monarch, whose human rights record the comedian finds anything but humorous.

The White House acknowledged that it erred in not sending Obama to the Paris march, which drew over a million people and over 40 heads of state.

Watch the clip below, courtesy of Comedy Central (skip to the 3-minute mark):

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