Fake News Gets Real
Fake news shows like The Daily Show are sometimes criticized for not being accurate sources of information. But last night Jon Stewart gave by far the most cogent and sensible�not to mention funniest and most apoplectic�commentary I've come across on the position in which Barack Obama and the Democrats find themselves in the face of losing Ted Kennedy's former Senate seat to the Republicans.
The whole segment is worth watching, but the final 3� minutes, which neatly summarize the Democrats' predicament, contain the essence of it.
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