President Obama this week raised the temperature of the botched ATF program known as Fast and Furious by asserting executive privilege on documents related to the Justice Department’s response to congressional inquires.
Wait, didn’t Democrats hate it when George W. Bush did the same thing five years ago? That led Jon Stewart on Thursday to turn the whole sordid affair into a game show, called “Differentiate Your Party’s Assertion Of Executive Privilege From The Previous Administration’s.
So how did Democrats do this week? Watch the video:
|The Daily Show with Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|Differentiate Your Party’s Assertion of Executive Privilege From the Previous Administration’s|
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