Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jon Stewart Mocks McConnell's Taking Credit for Economic Growth

Desperate to explain the continuing economic recovery while not giving President Obama any credit, new Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell came up with a novel rationale. Even though the Republicans have passed no legislation in the new year, McConnell stated that their midterm election victory has provided Americans with so much hope that the economy suddenly improved. He said, “After so many years of sluggish growth, we’re finally starting to see some economic data that can provide a glimmer of hope. The uptick appears to coincide with the biggest political change of the Obama Administration’s long tenure in Washington: the expectation of a new Republican Congress.” Jon Stewart mocked McConnell, stating “Thankfully, the Republican Senate majority under Mitch McConnell came to our rescue and saved the economy retroactively... If you rub Mitch McConnell’s shell, you will receive five years of business growth.” Watch:

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