Congressional Republicans have threatened to boycott President Obama's upcoming health care summit, claiming the televised meeting is designed to be a White House ambush. The GOP buzzword on the subject is 'trap,' a fact both of Comedy Central's satirical talk-show hosts gleefully exploit.
In back-to-back shows Thursday night, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert mocked the GOP for its consistent 'trap' rhetoric, running clips of Republican leaders ahead of Admiral Ackbar's famous line in Star Wars.
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|The Apparent Trap|
|The Colbert Report||Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c|
|The Word - Political Suicide|
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