Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Stewart rips into Congress for asking sick 9/11 rescue workers to confirm they aren’t terrorists

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It’s not only Republicans who are capable of the most vile and idiotic legislating in Congress; Democrats are perfectly capable of going demagogue, too. Here’s Jon Stewart from last night, ripping into those “dickish” lawmakers who actually took the time to insert an amendment into the Zadroga “9/11 Health” Bill (passed a few months ago, thanks primarily to Jon Stewart, himself) that would ask sick rescue workers receiving such financial aid to ensure that they aren’t terrorists. A requirement that isn’t asked of anybody else, from Medicaid patients to Libyan Rebels the US is trying to arm.

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