As Newt Gingrich takes the lead in polls, and the press focuses on Mitt Romney's presidential prospects unraveling, Jon Stewart tonight dissected the contentious interview Romney had with Fox News' Bret Baier.

A "Marilyn Munster strategy" — appearing the only normal one in a field of crazies — is only going so far, Stewart noted.

He then compared Herman Cain's evasion of questions about having a mistress to Romney's evasion of the old Mitt Romney. (Via Mediaite)

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