Colbert, Stewart Take on Government Shutdown

D.C. lawmakers become a punch line across late-night TV programs.
0:54 | 10/02/13

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Transcript for Colbert, Stewart Take on Government Shutdown
All realize that the ongoing government shutdown is absolutely no laughing matter millions of lives are being effective and cost cuts it is a frustrating situation but also one that is giving those late night comics plenty of material check -- out. The government of the United States officially closed more business. Finally. A chance to use our famous nation building skills right at home. From an actual congressman as to why we had to shut the federal government down. We just want -- help the American people get by and through what does on the most insidious laws are created by man and that is obamacare. Rob book not just one of the most insidious laws ever created by America which has Jim Crow and slavery and its Reza may have lost. Buying may end putting obamacare up with the Nuremberg laws the Spanish inquisition and -- not to. The medieval law -- on your wedding night the king gets to sleep in your wife.

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