Jon Stewart Gets Fed Up: Dems Set The Bar So Low They're Tripping Over It
Jon Stewart took on the race for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat
last night, taking jabs at the Democrats in the process. Upon hearing
that Republican candidate Scott Brown was leading the polls, Stewart
was dumbfounded that the Kennedy legacy could be lost to "a naked guy
who owns a truck."
Confounding him even more were the actions of Democratic candidate
Martha Coakley, who has made a series of gaffs in her campaign and few
attempts to be likable. After running the down the series of insults
she's made to Boston, Stewart jokingly added: "Coakley went into the
bar in 'Cheers,' and didn't know anybody's name."
But what irked Stewart the most was the mindset among Democrats that
if they lose this seat, they'll lose their chance of passing health
care reform. Reaching his breaking point, Stewart detailed the
"If this lady loses, the health care reform bill that the beloved late
senator considered his legacy, will die. And the reason it will die...
is because if Coakley loses, Democrats will only have an 18 vote
majority in the Senate, which is more than George W. Bush ever had in
the Senate when did whatever the fuck he wanted to."
After explaining more of the Democrats inability to defeat the Republicans' strategies, he closed, saying:
"It's not that the Democrats are playing checkers and the
Republicans are playing chess. It's that the Republicans are playing
chess and the Democrats are in the nurse's office because once again
they glued their balls to their thighs."
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