Why Is Jon Stewart The Only One Talking About The First Responders Bill?

“In just nine months time, my skilled colleagues will be jockeying to outdo one another on 10th anniversary coverage [of the 9/11 attacks.] The sad thing will be that the wall to wall coverage will be little more than window dressing with little true consequence. They’ll make us feel patriotic and tearfully grateful as they sidebar a piece or two on the plight of the rescue workers who still seem to be dying broke, ill, and in need of basic benefits.”
— Former “Good Morning America” producer Eric Ortner, himself a first responder after the attacks, is upset by the lack of media coverage surrounding Republican efforts to block the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.