On Tuesday, The Daily Show did and excellent contrast between the tolerance shown towards people showing up to town hall meetings on health cover reform carrying loaded guns, and the hypersensitivity to criticism shown by Bush administration, who had people removed for wearing critical t-shirts.
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|The Gun Show - Barrel Fever|
While I maintain that Jon Stewart is the most astute political commentator in America today, I think he is reading this one wrong.
Here's what I take from the contrast:
Republicans are scared of public health insurance and t-shirts,
Democrats aren't scared of crazy people with guns.
A clear and present danger
Exercising a constitutional right