Nuggets of Wisdom

Friday, April 5, 2013

Stewart Rips Apart Monsanto Protection Act

On Wednesday's Daily Show, Jon Stewart ripped into the Monsanto Protection Act, a provision protecting genetically-modified food that Congress slipped into legislation anonymously without review by a committee and without most of them even knowing about it--even though it was brought up on the Senate floor by Sen. Jon Tester.

"Congress didn't know about a law they themselves passed?" Stewart asked. "So Congress is now operating on the same level of self-awareness as a flatulent grandpa?"