Friday, May 30, 2008

Support Sport

As is usually the case during the weeks that Jon Stewart and Co. are on vacation, I sit in anticipation of how various events will be covered on The Daily Show. Case in point is the ongoing partisan bickering over Senator Jim Webb's expansion of the G.I. bill, and which gave rise to this bit from last night's show. It's one of the more scathing commentaries that Stewart has unleashed in recent months, and it calls to account the unrelenting phoniness of Team Bush's (including John McCain's) so-called "support" for the troops, which seems to begin and end with getting them onto the field of combat:

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