‘The Daily Show’ on filibuster reform (VIDEO)

December 4, 2012

As Senate Democrats and Republicans wrangle over reforming the filibuster, including an idea to reinstate the "talking filibuster," Comedy Central's Jon Stewart tried to make sense of one of the Senate's long-standing rules on his Monday night show. 

"You get to filibuster now without filibustering? That's like saying, 'Hey we're going to go on a hunger strike' with a mouth full of cheeseburgers," Stewart said. 

Check out the full clip below.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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