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Daily Show Hits Democrats For Giving Polluters Free Pass On Cap-And-Trade (VIDEO)

03/18/2010 05:12 am 05:12:02 | Updated May 25, 2011

The Daily Show criticized the cap-and-trade bill put forth by the Democrats because it completely appeases the companies who created the problem in the first place. Stewart notes that "Democratic leaders are touting a plan that would limit emissions with a system of pollution permits, then give those polluters years worth of those permits for free."

One thing you can always count on though: even this is too strict for Republicans to support.

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