Jon Stewart needed some cheering up on Tuesday night after reviewing the field of Republican presidential hopefuls for 2016.
“The election is going to be such a drag,” the host of “The Daily Show” said with a sigh, slumped over his desk.
Stewart was unmoved by recent news of Mitt Romney, whom he called a “nomination hog,” considering another run and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testing the waters.
“If only there was someone special,” Stewart said. “A candidate whose mere consideration of running would fill me with a joy bordering on giddiness.”
Cut to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wondering aloud on NBC’s “Meet The Press” whether “a guy like Lindsey Graham has a viable path” to the presidency.
Stewart’s face contorted with ecstasy. “Thank you Jesus,” he whispered, before a military band emerged from backstage to help celebrate the news.
“Wait—Lindsey Graham, why would you think it’s okay for you to run for president?” he said.
“Oh right ’cause you’re delusional,” Stewart said in a Southern drawl, and continued dancing to the band.
Watch the clip, courtesy of Comedy Central: