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Daily Show: Bush Vs. Bernanke On The Economy

..or Fantasy vs. Reality on the "Strength" of the Economy For my money, this is when "The Daily Show" is at it's best. Last night, Jon juxtaposed Pr

..or Fantasy vs. Reality on the "Strength" of the Economy

For my money, this is when "The Daily Show" is at it's best. Last night, Jon juxtaposed President Bush's rosy (and wholly unrealistic) appraisal of the economy with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's much more sobering (and frightening) Congressional testimony, and noted that President Bush "accidentally" scheduled his press conference for the same time as Bernanke's testimony, certainly not knowing it would overshadow it.

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