Jon Stewart Takes on the Entire Internet Over the New Monopoly Cat

The Daily Show host couldn't believe that the Internet elected its unofficial mascot to be the next Monopoly token.

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When Hasbro announced in early January that it would replace one of the iconic Monopoly tokens with a much "cooler" one — to be decided by an Internet-wide vote — Daily Show host Jon Stewart, like many others, thought the choice was obvious: the 50s-era robot. "You gotta be kidding me," Stewart said last night. "Who would not pick robot?" Alas, it was not the robot who won — it was the cat. Yes, the Internet — home of I Can Haz Cheezburger — elected its unofficial mascot as Monopoly's newest token.

Watch Stewart's reaction below:

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