The Daily Show knows why the White House has been acting so weird lately. Remember the President's secluded golf outing with Tiger Woods? Or the White House hosting the Miami Heat? Or the First Lady appearing during the Oscars? Or dancing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon? All while wearing those bangs? According to correspondent Samantha Bee, each of these events — all seemingly unrelated, all kind of strange — point to the reality that sequestration, the impending round of spending cuts to the U.S. government's budget, is in fact the end of the world. Bee herself extended no sympathy to the Obamas, despite her apocalyptic mood: "We're four days away from everything we know as the American way of life being destroyed."
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