Must-see morning clip: The sequester is here
The first penalty of the sequester is Jon Stewart's federal pen program, laments "The Daily Show" host
March 5, 2013 7:25PM (UTC)
"It will not happen," said President Barack Obama regarding the sequester during the presidential debates.
"Of course, it willn't," says Stewart. "Democrats and Republicans would have to be incredible incompetent not to be able to avoid this "self-designed and imposed mutual ball punch."
Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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