Sunday, April 12, 2009

Jon Stewart Puts Things In Perspective For The Wingnuts

As right-wing media pundits attempt to whip their followers into a frenzy on President Obama's supposed plans for socialism, fascism, one-world-government or whatever happens to be the panic term of the moment, Jon Stewart tried to put things in perspective for them. His well-meaning advice should be heeded by the wingnuts on Fox and the always loony Representative Michele Bachmann. Watch:

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Stewart: I think you might be confusing tyranny with losing. And I feel for you because I've been there. A few times, in fact one of them was a bit of a nail biter. But see, when the guy that you disagree with gets elected, he's probably going to do things you disagree with. He could cut taxes on the wealthy, remove government's oversight capability, invade a country that you thought should not be invaded. That's not tyranny. That's democracy. See, now you're in the minority. It's supposed to taste like a shit taco. And by the way, if I remember correctly, when disagreement was expressed about that president's actions when y'all were in power, I believe the response was, "Why do you hate America?..."

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