Watch: Jon Stewart Goes Off In Defense of Spurned Ground Zero Responders

Last night Jon Stewart delivered an opening soliloquy worthy of Olbermann. For his final show of the year, he dedicated his whole slot to the 9/11 First Responders getting the shaft by the GOP, who hypocritically filibustered sign a bill compensating them for their heroic efforts. Shelving the one-liners for a minute, Stewart's monologue was unusually impassioned, though he did, of course, pack in the choice one-liners. “I hate to say this... this is a job for Fox News, the nation's leading source of 9/11-based outrage.” Check it out:

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AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at December 17, 2010, 3:28am