Thursday, January 21, 2010

When even the Daily Show Beats On Obama (a little anyway) You Know He's Got A Problem

John Stewart is generally a pretty funny comedian. However he usually reserves his biting humor for attacks on the right wing, avoiding nailing the left.

In The First 364 Days 23 hours (click on the link to view) he finally sends a little humorous scorn Obama's way in reviewing his past year in office.

Yes, its a pretty restrained bite all in all, and he has to take a few swings at right-wingers while doing it, but its still both funny and a warning sign for Obama.

The show misses some great swings at Obama - watch the link and realize how much funnier one of the comments would be if they had raised Obama's declaration that "This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.". Opportunities lost, as Stewart probably felt he couldn't go too far with his criticism of the One.

After all Lyndon Johnson may have lost Walter Cronkite and thus Middle America, but Obama losing John Stewart and perhaps even Left-Middle America?

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