A bit lengthy, but worth it — especially since Jon Stewart seems to take the media job of holding the current administration accountable a bit more seriously these days than the, er, actual media. Stewart compares Barack Obama’s speech on Afghanistan with one given two years ago by that notorious warmonger George Bush, and finds … a lot of disturbing similarities. Newsbusters has the transcript if you want to follow along:
By the way, Stewart was off a bit in his conclusion. Both the Left and the Right hated at least some of the substance; the Right hated the 18-month timetable, and the Left hated the troop increase entirely. And while the Right certainly didn’t like the style, the Left wasn’t singing any hosannas about it either.