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‘Daily Show’: Canadian Shenanigans

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Posted on Dec 9, 2008
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Things got a little nutty up North on Monday, when Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper moved to dissolve Parliament rather than face a no-confidence vote from its members. Jon Stewart struggled to comprehend both startling concepts—the “no-confidence vote” aimed at a leader with a 46% approval rating and said leader brazenly shutting down his country’s legislative body—on Monday’s episode of “The Daily Show.”

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By peedeecee, December 9, 2008 at 6:38 pm Link to this comment

Sometimes Jon Stewart is funny. Sometimes he’s just loud, and bombs.

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By JMTAC, December 9, 2008 at 5:09 pm Link to this comment

Jonr, this just happened last week.  May not be news to the U.S., but it is here in Canada.

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By jonr, December 9, 2008 at 2:34 pm Link to this comment
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Three months after the fact, this is news?

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