Profiles In a Little Teeny Bit of Slight Courage

by
Abby Zimet

With the health care debate grinding on, Jon Stewart keeps his
perspective on what it does and doesn't represent, zeroing in on the hyperbole surrounding Olympia Snowe - who cast a vote that wasn't
needed for a bill essentially gutted of any real reform. Whoopee, sez he.

"Omigod! It's as if Joan of Arc and Rosa Parks had a baby, and
then that baby won the Superbowl! Olympia Snowe is our greatest
American hero!"

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