Yesterday, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted to cut federal funding to National Public Radio, whose CEO recently resigned after an undercover video captured an NPR exec criticizing the Tea Party movement. That doesn’t mean that popular radio programs and podcasts like Fresh Air and All Songs Considered are doomed just yet. In fact, the House vote may amount to little more than a symbolic slap on the wrist since the Democratic-controlled Senate is less inclined to move on an anti-NPR bill. But that didn’t stop Rep. Anthony Weiner (D – N.Y.) from channeling his inner Jon Stewart during yesterday’s floor debate, during which he “applauded” his colleagues across the political aisle for finally tackling the root causes of our country’s current woes: Click & Clack. Take a look.
Your tax dollars at work.