Jon Stewart Brings Back Puppet Michael Steele (VIDEO)

December 16, 2010 5:29 a.m.

Jon Stewart last night found it hard to believe that Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele — who announced this week he will seek reelection — is really much of a “street guy.”

“Street?!” Stewart said. “You live in an affluent suburb in Maryland. The only street you remind people of is Sesame Street.”[TPM SLIDESHOW: Best Boss Ever? Michael Steele & The RNC Interns]

So Stewart welcomed back his classic puppet Michael Steele to explain what he hopes to accomplish in his second term. Puppet Steele’s key initiatives are, he said, cutting taxes for “bibillionaires,” repealing “Obibble-care” and “protecting our “bibbles.”


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