After a really unfortunate visual of John Boehner that I don't have enough brain-bleach to get out of my head, Jon Stewart slammed these "tea partiers" (note to Jon Stewart, there is no "tea party") for still not being satisfied with the outcome
August 3, 2011

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After a really unfortunate visual of John Boehner that I don't have enough brain-bleach to get out of my head, Jon Stewart slammed these "tea partiers" (note to Jon Stewart, there is no "tea party") for still not being satisfied with the outcome of this ridiculous debt ceiling hostage taking.

As Stewart noted, they control less than one half of one chamber of Congress and even though our deficit is primarily a result of Republican policies like the Bush tax cuts, they still won't "take the win" because they're pissed off that "government still exists."

STEWART: This whole process has been like, you're in a bank, it's a negotiation where you've got some hostages and after getting everything you wanted, you're still going "Oh, and one last demand. I still get to kill the hostages, right?"

That about sums it up. They're all of the Grover Norquist ilk where they want to shrink government to the size of a baby and then drown the baby in a bathtub. People who do not believe in government working should not be allowed to be running our government, but here we are. I can only hope everyone of these astroturf, Koch-funded TeaBirchers finds themselves looking for new employment after the next election or whenever the rest of them have to run again.

Maybe we can get Stewart to ask one of these days as many of our commenters have suggested here and as I would also suggest myself, if these "free market" anti-regulation, anti-government zealots want to live in a country where their ideology has come to fruition, can we get them all to move to Somalia and leave the rest of us that still want government to work for the people that have elected our politicians into office, and that they're supposed to be representing, the hell alone? I suspect that's too much to ask for from the crowd that just wants to burn the whole house down.

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