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Friday Funny: Daily Show Burns Congress' Highway Trust Fund Dysfunction

In a segment The Daily Show calls "Shabby Road" (complete with photoshopped image of President Obama, Rep. John Boehner, Sen. Harry Reid, and Vice President Biden as the Beatles), Jon Stewart takes down Congress' inaction on the Highway Trust Fund.

The segment explains the House-approved, temporary fix for funding of the Highway Trust Fund, the gas tax, for those who might not already know about its shortcomings, and the "pension smoothing" that Congress would pass for funding reform.

As always with The Daily Show, be prepared for some use of vulgar language—there's a particularly non-sequiter example of such right at the beginning of the video.

Full Story: Shabby Road

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