Jon Stewart: Obama More Like Luke Skywalker Than Comeback Kid (VIDEO)

January 4, 2011 5:25 am

Returning from a two-week holiday hiatus, Jon Stewart last night caught up on the news he missed, and celebrated the productive lame duck session of Congress.

“Holy crap balls, Democrats, you need to lose midterm elections more often,” Stewart said. “It suits you.”[TPM SLIDESHOW: Sanest Of The Sane? Top 25 Signs From The Stewart/Colbert Rally]

Then Stewart went on to critique the media’s incessant labeling of President Barack Obama as “The Comeback Kid.”

“Obama’s not The Comeback Kid; that’s just a trite way of looking at it,” Stewart said, offering a different analogy. “He’s Luke Skywalker.”

Watch Stewart play out the analogy across the entire Star Wars trilogy:

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
Barack Obama Is Luke Skywalker
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