“I can’t help that think what an incredible metaphor this room is… a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front on me, a nearly empty Congress …shameful … Why this bill is not unanimous consent is beyond my comprehension … More of these men and woman are going to get sick and they’re going to die, and I’m awfully tired of hearing this is a ‘New York issue.’ Al-Qaeda didn’t shout ‘death to Tribeca.’ They attacked America.” Jon Stewart had a thing or two to say about the need to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.