WATCH: John Stewart Explains The Shutdown in a Way Even a Child Could Understand

http://

Excuse me while I stray into politics on this pop culture blog. But it is a pretty important topic this week.  Let us be real, this is political theater with as unpredictable (predictable?) an ending as your favorite TV show finale.

What is the best way to combine comedy, Willy Wonka and political realities? The Daily Show. Here John Stewart invokes two childhood classics: Schoolhouse Rock and Gene Wilder to explain the government shutdown.  It is so simple that hopefully even the House GOP will understand how childish this tantrum is over the Affordable Care Act.

-Sarah

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s