Just 10 days after defeating Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primary, Newt Gingrich now finds himself on the defensive ahead of today's Florida Primary race, and Jon Stewart couldn't be more entertained.
On Monday night's "Daily Show," Stewart presented an analogy for the Gingrich vs. Romney face-off that harkens back to the early 90s: the Mortal Kombat video games. Based on the barbs that have been traded so far in 2012, we'd say it's a pretty accurate description.
In South Carolina it was Gingrich who was on the attack, going after Romney on everything from taxes to abortion. He won there but became so confident that he started talking about his second-term moon plans, a controversial point which Romney took full advantage of (in addition to Newt's marital faux-pas) during the Florida debates.
"No more Mr. Nice Mormon," Stewart joked.
Watch the segment above for Stewart's full "Mortal Kombat" analogy for Romney's counterattack, including how he pulled a signature "Finish Him" move one Gingrich before tonight's race.