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01/27/2015 05:21 am ET Updated Jan 27, 2015

Jon Stewart Figures Out What's Really Going On In Sarah Palin's Bizarre Iowa Speech

Jon Stewart found a lot of odd moments to cover during the Iowa Freedom Summit, from Sen. Ted Cruz channeling Ned Flanders to Texas Gov. Rick Perry channeling Howard Dean.

But the most bizarre moment of the weekend had to be Sarah Palin's head-scratching speech, which has been described as "meandering and bizarre," "weird" and "terrible."

Here's an excerpt:

"Things must change for our government. Look at it. It isn’t too big to fail. It’s too big to succeed! It's too big to succeed, so we can afford no retreads or nothing will change with the same people and same policies that got us into the status quo. Another Latin word, status quo, and it stands for, ‘Man, the middle-class everyday Americans are really gettin’ taken for a ride.'"

“You know, that’s the kind of talk you normally hear right before the pharmacist says, ‘Ma’am, you’ve got to leave the Walgreens,’" Stewart said on Monday night's "Daily Show." “Now we know what it’s like to get cornered by Palin at an open-bar wedding."

Maybe Palin wasn't setting the stage for a presidential run in 2016. Maybe she was doing something else entirely... and Stewart thinks he knows exactly what it is.

Check out the clip above to find out.

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