Jon Stewart On GOP Blocking 9/11 Responders Bill: Bros Before Heroes?

Jon Stewart last night was aghast over Senate Republicans blocking the 9/11 responders bill, part of the GOP’s vow to block all legislation until the Bush-era tax cuts deal is passed.

“You couldn’t even get 60 senators to agree to vote on the 9/11 responders bill, because the top 2 percent of Americans haven’t officially received their engraved notifications that their taxes won’t go up 4 percent?” Stewart asked. “That’s the principled pledge you want to stand by? ‘Bros before heroes?’ “[TPM SLIDESHOW: Sanest Of The Sane? Top 25 Signs From The Stewart/Colbert Rally]

Stewart concluded by saying it’s a good thing rescue workers don’t follow parliamentary procedure, requiring a vote before saving someone’s life.


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