Jon Stewart Wonders Why The Right Doesn’t Give Obama Any Credit

May 9, 2012 5:52 am

Jon Stewart on Tuesday talked about “cognitive dissonance” — when two ideas exist in one’s head like two rats fighting in a bag. Some people are able to “square that circle,” Stewart said.

“Republicans, like all Americans, wanted very much to see Osama bin Laden dead,” he said. “At the same, time they believed Barack Obama is incapable of doing anything right.” Cue conservative politicians and pundits bemoaning President Obama’s “victory lap” on the first anniversary of bin Laden’s death.“I get the sense that if Obama had pulled the trigger, Republicans would’ve complained he was taking jobs away from hard working Navy SEALs,” Stewart said.

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