One television network that isn’t plagued by innumeracy or defense industry capture is Comedy Central. In case you missed it last night, here’s Jon Stewart lampooning the strange but predictable fight in Washington over the Pentagon budget.
Brian Beutler is TPM's senior congressional reporter. Since 2009, he's led coverage of health care reform, Wall Street reform, taxes, the GOP budget, the government shutdown fight and the debt limit fight. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org