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Jon Stewart Mocks CNN's Virtual Convention, Super Tuesday Coverage (VIDEO)

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Super Tuesday didn't quite turn out the way Jon Stewart hoped.

Americans were promised a decisive day of voting, one that would bring an end to "this never-ending gobstopper" of a primary season, but they were left with more of the same. Mitt Romney may have technically won Ohio, but not enough to inspire his competitors to withdraw or to encourage the media to call the game for him.

Stewart put a fine point on the situation: "It is like the Republican nominee for president is being selected at this point by erosion."

With nothing extraordinary to dig his teeth into in terms of the election itself, the host found an ample target in the overblown Super Tuesday coverage of CNN, which unveiled its newest foray into useless graphics packages with the "virtual convention." The absurdity of it notwithstanding, CNN's virtual convention did give Stewart a pretty good idea of what Mitt Romney's base looks like.

It also offered a chance to create a not-subtle-at-all-yet-totally-gratifying World of Warcraft moment.