Thursday, October 28, 2010

"Obama To Jon Stewart: Maybe You Should've Had Your 'Rally To Restore Sanity' Two Years Ago" (with video)

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Barack Obama Pt. 1
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TPM with video, Pt. 1 (06:40), Pt. 2 (09:41) and Pt. 3 (09:22) from Comedy Central:
On The Daily Show last night, President Obama acknowledged to Jon Stewart that things have gotten a little crazy since he's taken office. "The one other thing that might have made a difference is if you held the 'Rally To Restore Sanity' two years ago," Obama said.

Stewart mostly questioned the President on the difference between the rhetoric during the campaign, and the reality of what's been accomplished: "Are you disappointed in how it's gone, are you surprised that other people, even your base, can be disappointed, or do you reject that narrative?" MORE...
Howie P.S.: For another account, see "Laughs in short supply as Barack Obama gets serious on The Daily Show" (GuardianUK).

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