Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Michele Bachmann Wins & Tim Pawlenty Drops Out

  • Aired:  08/15/11
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Michele Bachmann wins "loser" in the Iowa straw poll, and Tim Pawlenty drops out of the presidential race. (2:32)

>> Jon: HEY, EVERYBODY.

WELCOME TO THE DAILY SHOW.

MY NAME SHALL JON STEWART.

OH, LISTEN TO THE CROWD.

THEY ARE SO FIRED UP FOR

INDEPENDENCE DAY.

I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOU.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

NOW, PAKISTAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

TOO OR JUST INDIA?

THAT WAS YESTERDAY?

IT'S ON A DIFFERENT DAY?

YESTERDAY.

I THINK I JUST STARTED A

FIGHT.

OUR GUEST TONIGHT THE SMOOTH

SOOTHE SAR OF THE MONEY HONEY

BEAR ALI VELSHI WILL BE

JOINING US BUT OUR BIG STORY

TONIGHT IS IS PRESIDENTIAL

POLITICS.

NEW CANDIDATES IN, OLD

CANDIDATES OUT.

IT ALL HAPPENED HERE.

AMES, IOWA.

FOUNDED IN 1632 BY WILLIE

AMES.

YES, ONCE AGAIN AMES IOWA IN

THE SPOTLIGHT AS A RESULT OF

THE 2011 IOWA STRAW POLL ARE

IN.

>> WITH 16,892 IOWANS VOTING,

THE WINNER OF THE 2011 IOWA

STRAW POLL IS CONGRESSWOMAN

MICHELE BACHMANN.

>> Jon: THERE YOU GO.

>> AUDIENCE: BOO.

>> Jon: I SEE WE HAVE A LOT OF

PAWLENTY SUPPORTERS IN THE

AUDIENCE THIS EVENING.

BACKMAN WINS.

THE AYES OR SHALL I SAY THE

CRAZY EYES HAVE IT.

MICHELE BACHMANN'S 4,823 VOTES

NARROWLY CLIPPING RON PAUL.

NO ONE ELSE EVEN CLOSE.

EXCITING VICTORY.

LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO THROW

COLD WATER ON IT IN 3, 2,...

BOOM.

FORMER GEORGE BUSH STRATEGIST

MATTHEW DOW.

>> AMES HAS NEVER HAD A

HISTORY OF PICKING WINNERS BUT

THEY'VE CERTAINLY HAD A

HISTORY OF PICKING LOSERS.

>> Jon: MICHELE BACHMANN SO

YOU WON.

ONE OF THE ACTUAL LOSERS OF

THE POLL, THEY MUST BE

CELEBRATING THEIR NOT WINNING.

>> WE NEEDED TO GET SOME LIFT

TO CONTINUE ON AND TO HAVE A

PATHWAY FORWARD.

THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN.

SO I'M ANNOUNCING THIS MORNING

ON YOUR SHOW THAT I'M GOING TO

BE ENDING MY CAMPAIGN FOR

PRESIDENT.

>> Jon: (SNORING).

HERE'S THE PROBLEM WITH THAT

GUY IN IOWA.

ANY TIME HE'S AROUND YOU

CANNOT OPERATE HEAVY FARM

MACHINERY.

SIR, STOP TALKING.

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