Jon Stewart Accuses GOP of ‘Cruelty’ for Wanting Minor Amendments to Deficit-Busting Veterans’ Bill

A technical dispute over how to account for spending on veterans’ healthcare in an otherwise popular bipartisan bill has blown up into a high-profile, politicized controversy thanks to the unhelpful intervention of Jon Stewart. The comedian has gone on the warpath against Senate Republicans, in particular Sens. Ted Cruz (R–Texas) and Pat Toomey (R–Pa.), for […]