The Daily Show on the shutdown

Jon Stewart is at his best when explaining politics by stripping away the absurd ways that the media frames the discussion, thus exposing the essential features of the conflict.

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(This clip aired on September 30, 2013. To get suggestions on how to view clips of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report outside the US, please see this earlier post.)


  1. Al Dente says

    I love Stewart’s closing comment:

    If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world, but not with Republicans? Maybe he’s not the problem.

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