Stephen Colbert let the Super Committee and the Congress have it for allowing cuts to veterans benefits be the place they're immediately looking to when it comes to mandatory cuts in defense spending on this Thursday's Colbert Report.
COLBERT: Now, the Super Congress' daring mission is to find is to find $1.2 trillion in budget cuts and so far they have agreed to... jack. […]
And if nobody drinks their tough medicine by law it must instead be administered rectally. You see a failure by the Super Committee triggers automatic deep cuts to military spending. Senate Republicans say they will try to untrigger that trigger, but Obama promises a veto to untrigger the triggered trigger. But to avoid these cuts in defense someone has to sacrifice and we all know who that someone should be and they are the subject of tonight's Word... the 1 percent.