David Letterman Mines Government Shutdown for Laughs

D.C. lawmakers become a punch line across late-night TV programs.
0:40 | 10/02/13

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Transcript for David Letterman Mines Government Shutdown for Laughs
It's a frustrating situation but also one that is giving those late night comics for any of material left -- -- right our producers -- -- -- watching the late night talk shows to see what the hosts are saying. Check it out tonight says government most powerful country in the shut down not a business -- put the put the out of business sign right up there in the White -- nothing happened and here. I mean we are like a carnival cruise on -- NSA out of business -- No gone NSA. And while their clothes while the government to shut down they are asking citizens to please spy on each other kids and anybody go to the harbor to -- a look at the -- -- liberty.

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