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Water Wars: Jon Stewart v. Sean Hannity

October 9, 2009

Jon Stewart brings the hammer down on Hannity’s small-minded campaign to kill the Delta smelt.

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Jon Stewart gets at the fact that seems to always be overlooked: the government gives everybody there water. So the question is not, should the government be withholding water from farmers to save the Delta smelt? The question is, which uses of California’s water would most beneficial for its citizens?

Obviously, one beneficial use would be farming but there are many, many other uses that would be beneficial as well. We need to base our water policy decisions on the latter question, rather than the former.

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