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Daily Show: Guantanamo Baywatch And The SCOTUS Decision

Jon Stewart reports on the recent SCOTUS decision granting Gitmo detainees the right to contest their imprisonment in federal court, and in the proce

Jon Stewart reports on the recent SCOTUS decision granting Gitmo detainees the right to contest their imprisonment in federal court, and in the process mocks all the outraged right-wing nut jobs. Bill Kristol gets it especially rough, considering he appears to have recently changed his opinion on due process.

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Doocy: "So with the recent Supreme Court decision saying that detainees down at Gitmo can wind up with habeas corpus and get legal rights and stuff like that"

Stewart: Legal rights and stuff. It's actually all been explained in Thomas Paine's 'A Treatise on the Rights of Man...and Sh*t'"

It's crazy to stop and think about how far we've come in just eight short years. It is now within "mainstream" right-wing discourse to condemn the Supreme Court for ruling that the President can't lock people up for life without a chance for them to prove their innocence. Is this even America anymore? Is there literally anything more un-American?

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