The Road to the Road to the Road to the White House

  • Aired:  05/16/13
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Hillary Clinton wins her second victory in the ridiculously premature Democratic presidential primary, and Joe Biden has lunch with President Obama all the time. (4:18)

>> Jon: HEY, WELCOME TO THE

DAILY SHOW, MY NAME IS JON

STEWART.

OH, DO WE HAVE A SHOW FOR

YOU TONIGHT.

MY GUEST, MY GUEST TONIGHT

GEORGE PACKER, HE IS AUTHOR

OF "THE UNWINDING" THE

NONVISION FICTION BOOK ABOUT

AMERICA ON THE VERGE OF

DYSTOPIAN COULD LAPTS.

-- COLLAPSE.

(LAUGHTER)

I HOPE THEY HAVE-- BUT FIRST

IT SEEMS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY

THAT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA

BEGAN HIS SECOND TERM AS

PRESIDENT WITH HIGH HOPES.

BUT NOW JUST FOUR MONTHS

LATER HE FINDS HIMSELF MIRED

IN AN INDEX CASEABLE

DOWNWARD FALL WHERE THE ONLY

CONGRESSIONAL ACTION CAN

COUNT ON IS PUNITIVE IN

NATURE.

HE HAS ENTERED INTO A THREE

AND A HALF YEAR RACE OF

[BLEEP]

(LAUGHTER)

HIS ONLY HOPE, THE MEDIA.

(LAUGHTER)

WITH THE ATTENTION SPAN OF A

CONCUSSED GOLDFISH.

MORE OF A PROBLEM THAN WOULD

YOU THINK FOR GOLDFISH.

IT'S NOT THE BOWL AS MUCH AS

SOMETIMES THE THRESHURE

CHEST THEY CAN RUN INTO.

>> THE RACE FOR 2016 ALREADY

HEATING UP.

>> THE RACE FOR 2016.

>> 12016.

>> 2016.

>> 2016.

>> FAST APPROACHING.

>> THERE'S STILL ALMOST A

THOUSAND DAYS BEFORE THE

FIRST VOTE IN THE 2016

CONTEST.

>> Jon: SQUIRREL!

SQUIRREL!

YES, A THOUSAND DAYS UNTIL

THE FIRST PRIMARY VOTES AND

WHILE ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN,

THEY'RE PRETTY SURE THEY

KNOW WHAT WILL.

>> MARCO RUBIO'S MULTIMEDIA

APPEARANCES THIS WEEKEND

FUELING MORE SPECULATION

HE'S CONSIDERING A RUN FOR

PRESIDENT IN 2016.

>> LOTS OF BUZZ ABOUT TED

CRUZ RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT.

>> HILLARY CURRENT TON IS

THE ODDS ON FAVORITE TO

BECOME THE DEMOCRATIC

NOMINEE.

>> Jon: WOW.

SO 1,000 DAYS BEFORE THE

FIRST PRIMARY WITH ZERO

STATES REPORTING OR CARING.

I FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE

CALLING THE DEMOCRATIC

PRIMARY FOR HILLARY CLINTON.

SHE'S THE WINNER, HILLARY

RODHAM CLINTON.

IT IS CLINTON'S SECOND

VICTORY.

IT'S HER SECOND VICTORY IN

THE RIDICULOUSLY PREMATURE

DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY.

>> HILL ROE CLINTON WILL BE

THE NOMINEE OF THE

DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

SHE WILL CRUSH BARACK OBAMA.

SHE-- BARACK JUST SIT IT

OUT.

IT'S GOING TO BE UGLY, I

PROMISE YOU, YOU HEARD IT

HERE FIRST.

>> Jon: AND THE REST WAS

ALTERNATE HISTORY.

I WILL TELL YOU ONE THING

ABOUT THIS OBAMA PRESIDENCY,

HOWEVER IT TURNS OUT, IT HAS

FOREVER CHANGED THE

EXPECTATION OF WHAT AN

AMERICAN PRESIDENT CAN LOOK

LIKE.

>> FOR MY GENERATION BUT FOR

MY KIDS, BY THE TIME THEY

ARE ABLE TO VOTE THE IDEA OF

A BLACK PRESIDENT WILL BE

ALMOST PASSE T WILL BE

SOMETHING THAT CLEARLY

OBVIOUSLY THAT CAN HAPPEN, A

LATINO PRESIDENT, A WOMAN.

>> THERE WILL BE A FIRST

LATINO PRESIDENT OR LATINA

PRESIDENT.

THERE WILL BE A FIRST GAY

PRESIDENT.

>> Jon: WELL, OPENLY GAY.

(LAUGHTER)

GAY.

I THINK WE JUST CHOSE LIKE

FIVE RANDOM PRESIDENTS.

(LAUGHTER)

YOU KNOW, IT'S A NUMBERS

GAME, REALLY.

NOW FOR FANS OF THE

TRADITIONAL AMERICAN

PRESIDENCY DON'T WORRY.

THERE IS STILL ONE OR TWO

OLD WHITE FELLAS ON THE

MENU.

VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

MAYBE CONSIDERING A

PRESIDENTIAL BID OF HIS OWN.

>> DON'T MISS THE INTERVIEWS

UNMISTAKABLE MESSAGE IN KROTS

LIKE THIS ONE.

QUOTE, I JUST HAD LUNCH WITH

THE PRESIDENT.

I SPENT AN AVERAGE OF 4 TO 5

HOURS A DAY WITH HIM, EVERY

SINGLE DAY.

WHEN I SPEAK NO ONE DOUBTS

THAT I SPEAK FOR THE

PRESIDENT.

LIGHT RALLY EVERY MEETING HE

HAS I'M IN.

(LAUGHTER)

DID JUST READ LITERALLY AS

WHITE RALLY?

(LAUGHTER)

BECAUSE I DON'T WANT TO SAY

ON LIVE TV LIKE IF YOU DID

THAT'S AWESOME.

I'M SORRY SAW-SO-ME.

(LAUGHTER)

SORRY, YOU DON'T HAVE TO

TAKE THAT KIND

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