John McCain is trailing in the polls and he needs a jump start badly. So when the campaign announced (and the media lapped up) a much-ballyhooed "comeback" story line, Jon Stewart was surprised to see that the "comeback" speech was identical to his convention speech from a month ago.
"Senator McCain has tried a variety of techniques to get the Straight Talk Express back on the highway to victory, with enough electoral fuel in its, umm, ....right now he's losing. Fear card hasn't worked, POW card, maverick card, crazy base lady/Vice President card... not a good hand, but this weekend, an idea...."
"His supporters are gonna be pissed when they find out he recycles."
John McCain told Howard Kurtz that although Jon Stewart is funny, he's allowed to get away with being wrong all the time so Jon Stewart called him out and challenged him to a "wrong off" to see who's been wrong more.
Jon Stewart took John McCain to task for his ever evolving stance on repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell.
STEWART: It's the maverick way. Spend a year studying whether soldiers deserve full civil rights and a half an hour deciding who will be your Read more...