On ‘The Daily Show’ this week, Jon Stewart talked about the umpteenth GOP Presidential debate in New Hampshire as well as the 12 hour debate that ensued later. He even addressed how the rest of the candidates have been treating frontrunner Mitt Romney ahead of yesterday’s primary.
With all the arguments and debates amongst the six remaining candidates, Jon Stewart realized that there was however one common thing that they all pretty much agree on, “Class warfare” against the rich.
Amidst talks of lower taxes, deregulation and unlimited corporate campaign funding, the candidates especially Newt Gingrich, have gone against those views to criticize Romney’s wealth. Gingrich himself has said that Romney needs to give the sums he has gained by sacking people. This sounds like a liberal-minded redistribution of wealth to Jon Stewart!
“Welcome, comrade!” Stewart joked.
What is important to see, what exactly instigated this hypocritical behavior? Gingrich’s best complain is Mitt Romney’s attack ads (which are funded by hi8s unlimited PAC money ) are not fair. But if you look back at the rest of the GOP candidate’s economic view, it proves that not only is Romney being ‘fair’ by their standards, but also that he is really the ‘pure distillation of Republican economic policy’ and the very picture of Gingrich’s problems.
“You're mad at Mitt Romney? For God sakes, it's like Mitt Romney answered the Republicans' eHarmony ad and now you're saying it's unfair, that it's not what you meant,” Stewart said.
To finish his point, Stewart whipped out his spot-on Woody Allen impression.