For a guy who routinely mocks conservatives for favoring small-government policies, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart certainly seemed shocked last night by the ineffectiveness of one of the most notoriously lousy big-government programs.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is just one of many examples of government bureaucracy bogged down in inefficiency and drowning in red tape. In a segment called "Red Tape Diaries," The Daily Show looks at the incompetence and ineptitude driving the VA into the ground and leaving our veterans out in the cold:
Yet despite the agency's mind-numbing failure, liberals like Stewart reliably more government intervention in other areas, including business and health care. Go figure.