|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|Democratic Super Majority|
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Being a Super Majority
Unless you're the Republican Party with steamrollers like Dick Cheney and Karl Rove, in fact--they didn't even need a super majority to get legislation passed, the concept of super majority--being filibuster proof--itself means nothing. What is political capital if not used to pass legislation that the people voted you in for? The public option has 65% of support in the country and 70% among doctors. One cannot help but to wonder how lame and self-centered are leaders in the Democratic Party--really? Jon Stewart breaks it down for us.