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Leno Tears Into Obama with Brutal
Shutdown-Themed Monologue

Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein

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Posted By:drive, 10/6/2013 8:41:47 AM

At the end of a long week of government shutdown stalemate, Jay Leno opened the Tonight Show Friday night by tearing into Congress and President Obama in particular for failing to come to an agreement that would get federal employees working again. Below are some highlights from Leno’s brutal monologue. “This government shutdown thing is getting old. The national parks are closed, the museums are closed, federal agencies are closed. But our borders? They’re wide open, don’t worry about that.” “China is really upset about the government shutdown. Well sure, they’ve never had one of their businesses fail before.” “President Obama has officially

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mre, 10/6/2013 8:59:05 AM     (No. 9552567)

If only Leno was actually funny.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 10/6/2013 9:05:14 AM     (No. 9552588)

C,mon! "Parks closed; Borders open." was funny.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MirJoy, 10/6/2013 9:33:10 AM     (No. 9552636)

Eric Cantor tweeted Friday night about 9 p.m. that:

"The House will vote tomorrow (Saturday) to affirm the right of all military chaplains to conduct services during the shutdown."

Was there a vote on Saturday, and what were the results? Does anyone know?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bobdog, 10/6/2013 9:47:51 AM     (No. 9552658)

Lucianne, you rat. You tricked me into going to Media-Lite. That´s 5 minutes of my life you stole, and it´s gone forever.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/6/2013 9:51:35 AM     (No. 9552668)

Perhaps Jay Leno has mellowed or something, but I won´t watch him. I cannot forgive him for using his show to stalk Linda Tripp long after she was no longer news. He ridiculed her appearance, her manner of speech, all to titillate his audience. It was cruel and unfair. Linda Tripp had no microphone with which to respond.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 10/6/2013 9:54:22 AM     (No. 9552676)

A little late for the bandwagon, aren´t we Jay?

At least some of these libtards are still capable of learning after being smacked upside the head a few times.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: EnsignO, 10/6/2013 10:12:05 AM     (No. 9552708)

I can count on one hand the number of times I´ve watched Leno or any other late-night show since Johnny Carson retired. Johnny got me through some rough times in my life with his enjoyable humor.

Let´s not get too critical of Leno, since this kind of humor is exactly what we need to bring down a tyrant. Barry won´t take too kindly to being ridiculed, which proves he can dish it out but he can´t take it. I hope Jay has a good accountant.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: artsy, 10/6/2013 10:14:57 AM     (No. 9552710)

I´m still hoping the Fox Network will pick up Jay´s nighttime show, he will be free to bash equally and will stay #1 in the ratings.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 10/6/2013 10:27:11 AM     (No. 9552728)

While I´m pleased to see Obama mocked in any public forum, I share #5´s aversion to Jay Leno. My turning point was his incessant comedy around the O.J. Simpson trial. Real people had been brutally murdered, and their survivors were being cheated out of justice. It was classless and callous to make fun of that.

Leno was a funny stand up comedian once. But I miss Johnny Carson.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: starbaby, 10/6/2013 10:50:00 AM     (No. 9552762)

#3, they did vote. It passed 400-1. Rep. William Enyart, D-Illinois voted no.

http://tinyurl.com/ke8qq8z

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4freedom, 10/6/2013 10:55:33 AM     (No. 9552774)

Leno can expect an IRS audit any time now.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lylacat, 10/6/2013 12:03:44 PM     (No. 9552864)

And you can be sure Leno will be targeted by our vile IRS agents ... to be sure.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: wtm, 10/6/2013 12:17:09 PM     (No. 9552884)

Hey Jay,
here is another one for you.....

Call all the Closed areas....."Barry Cadded" areas !!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sheltee2, 10/6/2013 6:12:11 PM     (No. 9553239)

I´ll bet Jay lost his show on the orders of Obama,who cannot stand anyone making fun of his greatness. The same "won" that blackmailed Roberts.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MirJoy, 10/6/2013 7:07:21 PM     (No. 9553297)

#10 - Thanks for getting info. Wonder why Enyart voted "no".

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MirJoy, 10/6/2013 7:30:30 PM     (No. 9553327)

But if there are 435 members of the House, where were the other 34 members when it was time for the vote? (I would be curious to know who they were.)

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