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Jon Stewart: Obama More Like Luke Skywalker Than Comeback Kid (VIDEO)


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Then Stewart went on to critique the media's incessant labeling of President Barack Obama as "The Comeback Kid."

"Obama's not The Comeback Kid; that's just a trite way of looking at it," Stewart said, offering a different analogy. "He's Luke Skywalker."

Watch Stewart play out the analogy across the entire Star Wars trilogy:

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