‘The Daily Show’s’ Extensive Budget Deal Coverage Came Complete With A ‘Die Hard’ Parody

By: 12.12.13


With Congressional Republicans and Democrats reaching a semblance of a budget deal, The Daily Show went all in last night with assorted coverage of Congress’ inability to give in to their penchant for f*ck-uppery. Let’s stroll through the comprehensiveness, shall we?

Jon Stewart kicked things off outlining his astonishment, the media’s hyperbolic coverage, Taylor Swift album sales, and Jew-fro nostalgia (relevant).

Next up John Oliver gloriously made every miraculous pop culture comparison imaginable to hammer home the significance. His E.T. stance is just so spot on.

And finally — to bring it all home — Jason Jones refused to give up on stonewalls and government shutdowns the most epic way possible: 20th century action movie (broadcast on basic cable) style.

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