Stewart: U.S. government is ‘world’s dumbest loan shark’

By David Ferguson
Friday, December 2, 2011 8:20 EDT
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In this segment from last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart reacts to the news that the Federal Reserve secretly bailed out U.S. banks to the tune of an interest-free 7.7 trillion dollars, then borrowed the money back from the banks with interest. And in the process, something unspeakable happens to a tiny, precious kitten named “Professor Butterscotch”.

Watch the clip, embedded via Comedy Central, below:

David Ferguson
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David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
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