Right wingers are always complaining about how that mean liberal Jon Stewart is always picking on them and their network Fox News, well on Monday night’s The Daily Show, Stewart unloaded on the gaffe riddled campaign of Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley. Check out the video.
Here is the video:
After talking about her Curt Schilling gaffe, Stewart said, “Alright, well it’s not anything a little retail politics can’t overcome. This is Massachusetts baby, get out there due some meetin’ and greetin’. How’s that? She said what now? Apparently when The Boston Globe asked her if she was being too passive in her campaigning, she replied, ‘As opposed to standing outside Fenway Park? In the cold? Shaking hands?’ Let me see if I can field this one for you, YES! What are doing on the campaign trail? Hey, what are handing me this baby for? A kiss? You’re his mom, you kiss him.”
Stewart summed up in two minutes the problems of Martha Coakley, and how she and her campaign managed to blow a 30 point lead. Do I really need to point out that it isn’t a good sign for any candidate if they become the target on Jon Stewart’s pointed humor on election eve?
It would be very surprising, and a tribute to the Democratic organization in Massachusetts if they are able to overcome such a terrible candidate. I think that we can also put all of that right wing nonsense about Jon Stewart’s liberal media bias to bed now. Stewart is a comedian and as such, he is willing to skewer anyone who deserves it, be they Democrat or Republican.
Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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