Jon Stewart on The Daily Show has been one of the few consistently excellent critics of the Obama administration’s penchant for barely restrained warmongering. Last night was no different, as he not only took the President’s office to task for their blatantly unlawful and revisionist approach to blowing up civilians (and later relabeling them as “militants”), but also typically obfuscatory Congresscritters for getting all upset that someone would dare leak information about the secret extrajudicial drone assassination program, rather than focusing on the fact that the administration is actually running a secret extrajudicial drone assassination program:
|Non-US readers: Click here to learn how to enable Comedy Central videos|
You know we’ve officially entered Bizarro World when news breaks that a sitting U.S. President has thrown out the Constitution and secretly declared himself judge, jury and executioner in order to bomb countless innocent brown people overseas with absolute impunity … and it’s the leakers who are accused of wrongdoing.
Edit (06/14/12 7:27 PM) – Added transcript and replaced “typically lapdog media” with the more accurate “typically obfuscatory Congresscritters”.