The Daily Show Turns The Tables On Gov. Rick Scott, Asks Him To Give A Urine Sample For Drug Testing

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For anyone that missed this Thursday, The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi went on location in Florida to speak to former Navy vet, Luis Lebron, who refused to be drug tested as part of the state's new requirement for all welfare recipients to submit to the tests in order to collect their benefits.

As usual, we've got the comedians doing a better job of showing how utterly wasteful and hypocritical the new law is, with Mandvi turning the tables on both State Rep. Scott Plakon and Gov. Rick Scott, by attempting unsuccessfully to get both of them to submit to the same tests they're demanding from those living in poverty in their state.

Mandvi also hit Plakon for the fact that their program is actually costing the state more money than it saves. Once again, it's score one for The Daily Show and the writers over at Comedy Central who are doing their jobs as the court jesters making a mockery of these politicians, who sadly don't get the same scorn or scrutiny from the talking heads and pundits on the corporate "news" channels.


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