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Jon Stewart: Blame Democrats For Debt-Ceiling Debacle

Jon Stewart, in an interview with Rolling Stone, rips Democrats:
“On the whole debt-ceiling thing, you can blame the intransigence of Tea Party Republicans all you want, but Democrats had a chance to pass a budget before they lost in the midterm election,” the Daily Show host said in an extensive interview. “They didn’t do it because they were afraid that those votes would cost them the House. Well, how’d that work out? They had the ability to avoid the entire fucking thing. And they didn’t do it out of cowardice. So I have a hard time mustering sympathy for the argument that a couple of Tea Partiers took Congress hostage. ”

Stewart also said President Obama shouldn’t get a free pass simply because he faces a difficult Congress.

“Was it a factor? Maybe,” Stewart said of the difficulty presented by tea party-linked members of Congress. “But conditions are what they are, and Obama is president. You are judged by how well you negotiate those conditions, not by how excusable the shitty end result is based on that it’s difficult.”

Overall, Stewart is disappointed with the Obama presidency.
B-B-B-But, that doesn't adhere to the Jon Stewart-is-a-pinko-commie-liberal meme!