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Democrats couldn’t get laid in a house whose sole purpose is for free sex with legislators on finance committees

Jon Stewart tells it like it is. With 65% of Americans supporting the public option, 70% of doctors supporting it, even a plurality of Republicans supporting it, the President supporting it, and holding a super-majority in Congress, the Democrats are still doing their best to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory:

See also these two ads that are being run against Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) pushing for a public option.



  1. Ashley wrote:

    I’ve seen this video on a couple websites today, and as funny as it is its actually really scary. . .

    Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 3:15 pm | Permalink
  2. Chris wrote:

    It’s about time someone wakes these Dems up.

    In the Bush era all it took was 45 Republicans, 6 easily-intimidated Democrats, and one Republican president confident that 15% of the country was solidly behind him. But for Democrats, a mandate and a filibuster-proof majority is not enough. Apparently passing legislation now takes an 85-seat Senate majority and the blessing of Fox news. The bar will be lower again when Republicans are back in power, of course.

    Here’s a brief alternate reality where the Democrats actually deliver on the media’s fears of Democratic control…

    Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 4:56 pm | Permalink