WOTY, category of (unfortunately) least likely to succeed

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Feb 13 01:10:33 UTC 2014

At 2/12/2014 07:55 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>Jon Stewart last night on the Daily Show, on Republicans' decision
>not to enact immigration reform this year after all (despite
>previous claims that its time has come, etc.) because of
>acknowledged fears that addressing the problem might "alienate their
>base" and make it difficult for them to gain control of the Senate:
>"Yes, immigration reform might alienate some of your base," Stewart
>conceded, "but it might also embasen some of the aliens."

Tonight, he could say it about the aliens' reaction to the action of
those base Republicans who voted for an increase in the debt limit
without attaching conditions.  Although here one of the alien
Republicans was heard associating the aliens with the Republican base.


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