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Jon Stewart on the Hysteria Surrounding the Food Safety Bill

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So the Senate passed the food safety bill two days ago, which was great. Funding for more inspections, power to issue recalls, less E. coli for all! Everyone can get behind that, right?

Well, not everyone. As Jon Stewart pointed out on The Daily Show, some conservatives and pundits are concerned that it gives the government too much control over the food supply. Talk show host and friot-fearing Glenn Beck even goes so far as to say the bill will somehow lead to starvation. Stewart doesn't even touch that last one and instead decides to focus on the positive: the Senate actually got something done! The video, below.

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