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Jon Stewart slammed House Minority Leader Eric Cantor for his heartless demands that aid for tornado victims in Joplin MO must be offset by spending cuts that he made on Face the Nation last week.
STEWART: You know, Republicans are always so worried about Socialism permanently transforming America. But what's a more fundamental transformation of America than if your town is taken by a tornado, we can only help you if we make the numbers work? I mean seriously.
Right now elephants from the Missouri circus are helping clear heavy debris from the tornado, which means when it comes to helping Joplin, MO residents, actual elephants are more useful to them than the GOP. That's just insane. [...]
Actually that sounds like good common sense until you think about it for two seconds and then is just seems like bulls**t masquerading as common sense, but alright, I'll allow it.
Stewart then proceeds to rip Cantor's we've got to run the government like a family manages their budget and the whole lot of them for the we can't raise taxes on the rich because it's "punishing them" nonsense taking point that every Republican has been blathering endlessly without challenge from our corporate media.