Nancy Pelosi Tells Jon Stewart the Super Committee Should Be Televised

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Around the same time as last night's GOP debate, Jon Stewart chatted with House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, who had one idea for helping to reduce America's debt: put the Super Committee on TV. It's all in the name of openness and transparency, Pelosi suggested to The Daily Show host (7:27 in video): "So what I would like to see ... I think the point is now what we should say to the twelve people on the Super Committee, get in a room, sit down, reach agreement, on public television." Imagine: it would be like the GOP debate, except with bigger consequences. Unfortunately, Stewart didn't tee off on the suggestion, he appeared to just be transitioning to a commercial break, noting "I think we have a beer to sell."

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