Daily Show: Deconstructing The "Surge"

tds-deal.jpgLast night Jon Stewart broke down the administration's new rhetorical strategy surrounding the troop escalation.

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For all the talk of the Daily Show being a "fake news" program, they provide some of the most sobering and accurate analysis of the insanity that is Washington politics. For instance, no other news program points out how, despite the Bush administration's insistence that the Democrats have not offered up an alternative to escalation, the ISG report (.pdf) and the Levin-Reid amendment lay out two very clear paths. Like always, they just repeat what they're told.


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