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Jon Stewart Skewers Obama White House On Solyndra

Sep 16, 2011

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Frank James

For anyone who hasn't been closely following the Solyndra scandal, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show put together a very helpful review.

It's a safe bet people in the Obama White House or re-election campaign won't see it as so helpful.

As you'd expect from Stewart, it's also a quite funny (and sometimes profane but with the required bleeps) retelling of how the Obama administration approved a $535 million loan guarantee to the solar panel producer connected to an Obama fundraiser despite a flawed business model and bureaucrats sounding alarms. In short, it's the eight-minute version of how the administration created an avoidable political disaster for itself at a most inopportune time.

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