You’d have to be comatose not to laugh at Jon Stewart‘s “The Daily Show” Tuesday night. Headlined “Democalypse 2012 – We Missed NLCS Game 7 for This,” Stewart underscored Republican nominee Mitt Romney‘s curious penchant for flip-flopping and concluded that the former Governor of Massachusetts ended the night giving a literal pound to the President’s foreign policy.
Getting right to the point, Stewart began his popular show by showing Republicans slamming the President’s foreign policy across the board, with Stewart proclaiming after the clip that according to Republicans, “Obama is weaker than “President Flinchington J. Crapinhispants”!
Stewart then naturally surmises that the final debate between the two would end in a virtual “bloodbath.”
But obviously, that’s not what happens.
On debate night, Romney manages to confuse both Republicans and Democrats alike by fundamentally agreeing with almost all of the President’s main points, spurring Stewart to call the debate “a tour of Bizzaroland,” with Stewart lamenting, “What the hell is wrong with Romney?!!”
Next comes the clips of Romney emphatically flip flopping on key foreign policy points.
On Iraq, Romney said back in 2008, “It was a right decision to go in to Iraq. I supported it then and I support it now.”
On debate night, though, Romney said, “We don’t want another Iraq; we don’t want another Afghanistan. That is not the right course for us.”
On Iran, Romney made no bones about his willingness to go to war, saying in an earlier speech:
“This is a president who should have instead communicated to Iran that we are prepared, that we are considering military options.There are not just on the table, they are in our hand.”
Of course on debate night, though, Romney morphed into a peacemaker: