The Daily Show Debates: Media Says Obama’s Not ‘Getting It’ — What’s The ‘It’? (VIDEO)

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Jon Stewart enlisted Jason Jones, Wyatt Cenac, and John Oliver last night to help him figure out what cable news pundits mean when they say President Obama’s post-election press conference shows that he just “doesn’t get it.” Jones looked to the moment when Obama made his entrance and walked up to the podium: “Do you see ‘it’? I didn’t see ‘it.’ It’s a pretty crucial moment, where he needs to show some fight. He shouldn’t have strolled in, he should have rolled in — on those sneakers with the wheels and the blinking lights on them.”

Wyatt agreed: “That’s what Reagan did in ’82. Why? Because he had ‘it.'”

John Oliver pointed to history as well: “When Taft suffered a midterm defeat in 1911, did he drag his ass to the podium like a kid going to he dentist?”

Wyatt replied: “No, Taft was one ‘it’-having motherfucker.” Jason agreed: “Taft wasn’t fat. Those were layers of ‘it.'”[TPM SLIDESHOW: Sanest Of The Sane? Top 25 Signs From The Stewart/Colbert Rally]

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