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John Stewart Voices Support For Rand Paul Filibuster: 'Holy Howard Roark's Ghost' - VIDEO


Jon Stewart applauds Rand Paul on The Daily Show for using filibuster over drones, and says its 'Worth Kicking Up A Fuss For'. ~ 3/6/2013

Jeff Poor
March 07, 2013 | 12:07AM

As Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of the nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director wound late into the night, he got the support of one unlikely media personality: Comedy Central “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart.

“Holy Howard Roark’s ghost — it looks like we got us a good old fashion actual talkie filibuster,” Stewart said. “The kind our grandparents tried to tell us about but never got through, because we were too busy playing jacks and tiddlywinks with our friends waiting for our turn to freebase in the shed. Ah, the ‘70s or ‘50s, or whatever timeframe I appear to be.”

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Good job Jon Stewart. Stepping off the liberal coattails..