As we grow closer to the one-year mark until the 2012 Presidential election, the crop of Republican candidates is ever expanding with a new frontrunner every month. At first it seemed like Michele Bachmann could be the right person for the job, and then Mitt Romney, but that was before Rick Perry came on the scene. Now even the straight shooter from Texas' popularity might be fading, thanks to his performance at the last debate.
On Monday night's "Daily Show," before his lengthy interview with Congressman Ron Paul, Jon Stewart mocked the muddled GOP field, particularly the prospect of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie now joining the race. Stewart provided an excellent metaphor: that The GOP race is now a season of "American Idol" in reverse, with more and more unqualified people being added every week instead of eliminated (and when he shows a particular Christie clip you'll see exactly what he means).
Considering that perhaps it's not the candidates who are the problem, but the GOP base, Stewart's "Indecision 2012" moniker is more appropriate than ever. Conservatives are typically pro-life, yet they cheered for death during the debate. "They want someone who'll roll up their sleeves, but not show their arms," Stewart joked. "You guys need to take a long, hard look in the mirror and not come away thinking, 'There's something wrong with this mirror."
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