Jon Stewart did an overview of recent political gaffes on The Daily Show last week, roasting figures from Joe Biden and John Murtha to Sarah Palin and John McCain. Stewart did little to editorialize the comments made by the politicians, as unfortunately for them, the blunders needed little adornment. When reviewing Palin’s on-camera fumbling to articulate an understanding of the office of the vice presidency, Stewart simply cried: “Come on brain, don’t fart me now!

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