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Jon Stewart On Congress: 'Full Metal A**holes'


Well, the Republicans' jobs bill calls for a moratorium on regulations until the economy is back on track.

"So the reform that Sandy Weill thinks could fix the economy could not be reinstated until, according to this legislation, the economy was fixed," Stewart said.

What's more, the GOP jobs bill contained a typo. Instead of requiring 6 percent unemployment before regulations could be reinstated, the bill requires 6 percent employment. Republicans requested the typo be corrected. Democrats objected.

"Let's be clear what just happened," Stewart said. Republicans made a typo, they asked the Democrats if they would mind if they went back and corrected it, and Democrats went, 'Yeah, fuck that.' Full-metal assholes."

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