This is one of those moments in television that work because all the pontificating and concern trolling and other nonsense on the blogs are distilled down to a simple, commonsense approach - you simply use a person's own words and attitudes to point out the stupidity and emptiness of the developing narrative. There is nothing partisan about this approach. Stewart is simply hoisting McCain on his own petard. One sentence, after a collage of images and words tossed out in the news media calling Barack Obama "presumptuous" and "arrogant", should end any attempt to make this narrative work. It should also be repeated as often as possible.
He's running for President.
Here's the video with the dirty words bleeped out.