"Daily Show" segment last week on how divisive Republican rhetoric can be, but this week he's going after the straight-up crazy talk.
The latest GOP presidential candidates to hop on the gaffe express are Rick Perry and Herman Cain. Stewart had a laugh at Perry for doubting President Obama's birthplace and then saying he was just messing around ("It's fun to poke him a little bit"). But it was Herman Cain's electrified border fence retraction -- he said he was joking but then said one sentence later, "It might be electrified" -- that really got Stewart going.
Even though there is still a year until we find out who wins the 2012 election, Stewart was able to put together a pretty thorough supercut showing the pattern of "crazy" talk that has emerged among the candidates, including Mitt Romney's "Corporations are people" remark and Bachmann's HPV vaccine story.
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