The Unbearable Lightness of Being Jon Stewart

The last time the realm was faced with this sort of challenge was during the Great Depression. Then World War I veterans marched on Washington DC demanding money they had been promised. The powers-that-be shuddered and feared general civil unrest – much as they do they now from what we have heard. The veterans settled in shantytowns in Washington DC and were only expelled after a good deal of violence and hand-to-hand combat.