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Jon Stewart Mocks Obama Campaign Video: From ‘Yes We Can’ To ‘You Know, Whatever’
MediaIte ^ | April 5, 2011 | Colby Hall

Posted on 04/05/2011 9:57:19 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

To no one’s surprise, Barack Obama announced earlier today that he will seek a second term in the 2012 election, complete with promotional video featuring demographically diverse voters just like one and I. Perhaps more surprising was the degree of enjoyment that Daily Show host Jon Stewart took in ruthlessly ridiculing the Obama video, and yes, his failed promises of transparency in his first term.

As we’ve noticed before, when it comes to this White House, Stewart is not necessarily the strict left-of-center ideologue that he’s made out to be by right-of-center commentators; The Daily Show has mined the alleged hypocrisies, gaffes and foibles that have come from this administration for strong comedic material. But the following clip appears to be a tad harsher, perhaps foretelling a critical narrative for the coming election coverage?

(Video at link)

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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: campaign; dailyshow; jonstewart; mocks; obama; stewart; video

1 posted on 04/05/2011 9:57:21 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
“To no one’s surprise, Barack Obama announced earlier today that he will seek a second term in the 2012 election”

I have heard repeatedly that this was not going to happen and that 0bama would not be running in 2012. In fact I have $100 donation to FR riding on him being the Dem nominee.

2 posted on 04/05/2011 10:01:31 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
“To no one’s surprise, Barack Obama announced earlier today that he will seek a second term in the 2012 election”

I have heard repeatedly that this was not going to happen and that 0bama would not be running in 2012. In fact I have $100 donation to FR riding on him being the Dem nominee.

3 posted on 04/05/2011 10:01:33 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

And yet, these liberal troglodytes will mindlessly vote for Obama in droves next November.


4 posted on 04/05/2011 10:09:32 AM PDT by Obadiah (I don't mind Obama's vacations. It's his coming back that bothers me.)
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To: allmendream
That video was devastating in its attack on Obama.

Like his humor or not, you've got to give Stewart a lot of credit here. If only the rest of the MSM would open their eyes as well.

5 posted on 04/05/2011 10:11:42 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern, you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Obadiah

“O” is the goose that laid the golden egg... they won’t give up their government freebies!!!!


6 posted on 04/05/2011 10:13:17 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
As we’ve noticed before, when it comes to this White House, Stewart is not necessarily the strict left-of-center ideologue that he’s made out to be by right-of-center commentators . . .

Stewart is NOT complaining that Obozo is too liberal. Stewart is complaining that Obozo has not been liberal enough.

7 posted on 04/05/2011 10:13:27 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: SoldierDad
That was my thought. He's criticizing Obama because he [Stewart] is a left-of-center ideologue.
8 posted on 04/05/2011 10:15:31 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: Obadiah
"And yet, these liberal troglodytes will mindlessly vote for Obama in droves next November.

Of course...Stewart has to get his jabs in against obama now, so at the height of the 2012 campaign he'll be able to go full-bore against the Repubs, and still be able to dodge any criticism showing video to prove "I also made fun of obama."

9 posted on 04/05/2011 10:17:20 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: SoldierDad
Stewart is complaining that Obozo has not been liberal enough.

You're right. But the bottom line is that Stewart is calling Obama a liar and a fraud.

Regardless of why Stawart is doing this, it'll take away some enthusiasm for Obama on the far left, and that's just great with me.

10 posted on 04/05/2011 10:23:01 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern, you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Precisely.


11 posted on 04/05/2011 10:24:03 AM PDT by Obadiah (I don't mind Obama's vacations. It's his coming back that bothers me.)
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To: SoldierDad

Bingo!


12 posted on 04/05/2011 10:27:27 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: Leaning Right

How Obaam Got Elected:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjuvpp_j8oQ


13 posted on 04/05/2011 10:28:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: SoldierDad
Exactly. The complaint by the Hollyweird Leftists who are now bashing the Obammunist (Matt Damon comes to mind) is that he's "too Republican". Yeah. Really.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

14 posted on 04/05/2011 10:28:31 AM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? www.myspace.com/10poundtest)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Home viewing bkmk


15 posted on 04/05/2011 10:30:57 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: SoldierDad

No one should be fooled into thinking Jon Leibowitz has an ounce of conservatism in him. He may make fun of the Kenyan periodically, but he is still a liberal douchebag who will do anything to get Barry reelected.


16 posted on 04/05/2011 10:32:49 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

THIS is GREAT COMEDY. I give Stewart mad props for both subject matter and delivery.


17 posted on 04/05/2011 10:43:16 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Jon Stewart is a hard core liberal, but I can just imagine the hate mail he will be getting from the true believers, who think Obama is their modern incarnation of Mohamed.

And you know what Muslim true believers do to the apostates who dare to criticize Mo.


18 posted on 04/05/2011 10:46:24 AM PDT by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

ping 4 later


19 posted on 04/05/2011 11:21:46 AM PDT by erod (Unlike the President I am a true Chicagoan.)
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To: Lazamataz
Stewart is a gutless poseur.

He's discovering how hard, and how not funny, playing defense is.

The vein of comedy ore is rich in Obamaville, and he's waited a long time to mine it.

No props from me. He's just waiting for a Repub to emerge to oppose Precious Reader, then it'll be all "he so elegant" all the time.

20 posted on 04/05/2011 7:18:45 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz7_3n7xyDg
Yeah....whatever.


21 posted on 04/06/2011 6:50:57 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Y'all had enough, yet?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

that is actually funny.

ref Bruin alum
I read the comments on page pone and why is it that liberals always have to demean and harp on for ages like they are somewhat above us and think we all want to know what they think?


22 posted on 04/06/2011 9:38:23 AM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Note: this topic is from April 5, 2011. Thanks rightwingintelligentsia. It's almost as if Stewart is just as unfunny and vicious toward Zero as he is toward all Republicans. But that's only half right.

23 posted on 06/18/2011 5:09:48 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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