On “The Daily Show” tonight, Jon Stewart asks Barack Obama, “The Rev. Wright controversy, the flag pin controversy. . . Will you pull a bait-and-switch, sir, and enslave the white race. Is that your plan?”
“That is not our plan, Jon, but I think your paranoia might make you suitable as a debate moderator.”
Per Time’s The Page, those are some of the details filtering out of Obama’s primary-eve appearance, in which he takes a page from the Clinton campaign by making use of late-night TV before a key contest.
The pool report from Obama’s appearance also shows that the candidate “was laughing uncontrollably” off camera during a segment in which “Daily Show” senior black correspondent Larry Wilmore talks about “blanguage.”