Jon Stewart Grieves For America’s ‘Endangered’ Millionaires (VIDEO)

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September 22, 2011 5:51 a.m.
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America’s vulnerable millionaires are at risk, with nowhere to turn if President Obama raises their taxes.

“Every day, America loses more and more millionaires to abusive individual and corporate tax rates,” Jon Stewart said Wednesday. “Their habitats (expensive yachts) are slowly disappearing, their watering holes (champagne fountains) are drying up. “If we don’t act quickly, these once plentiful creatures will be relegated to zoos and heartbreaking documentaries.”Case in point: Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) — a Subway sandwich entrepreneur who apparently spends $200,000 a year to “feed his family” — says raising taxes on America’s wealthiest will only “hurt” the economy. And Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly has threatened to hang up the towel if “taxation becomes oppressive.”

“So if taxes are raised, Bill O’Reilly might quit his Fox show?” Stewart said, which brought him to the show’s next segment: “No… Stop… Bill… Don’t… Please… No…”

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