Jon Stewart Bashes Stalled Fiscal Cliff Talks

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Jon Stewart on Tuesday took a look at “Cliffpocalypsemageddonacaust,” or, in layman’s terms, the fiscal cliff. America’s budget issues are imminently solvable, Stewart said, “if our nation’s leaders are able to display bare-bones competence and middle school-level maturity.”

But there’s little hope of that happening. So, Stewart suggested just going over the cliff, because, “at least for a few seconds, it’ll feel like we’re flying.”Watch the video:

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