Liberal New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sat down for a friendly interview with Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Wednesday night and the two eagerly took turns bashing Republican members of Congress for being “cynical” for disagreeing with liberal policy positions.
After Stewart and Gillibrand complained that, other than Papua New Guinea, America is the only industrialized country that doesn’t have mandated paid leave, Stewart wondered [i]s our government just too big to manage now? Is that the problem? Is it just everything just slips under the thing? I don’t understand. What is the issue?”
Gillibrand insisted that the problem is Congress, which lives in a “bubble” and doesn’t “have a lot of empathy for regular working families.” This gave Stewart the perfect opportunity to smear GOP members of Congress for not caring enough: